Excellent writing from Rick Moody, Peter Case, Jim DeRogatis, and the man formerly known as John Wesley Harding. All on the subject of prog.
05 Sep 2013
This whole lo-fi thing, in its current form, is an affectation—a performance, a pose, the indie community’s response to “Vogue”. And this upcoming Guided By Voices tour will only enhance the performative aspects of the supposedly authentic aesthetic they have been championed for canonizing.
23 Jul 2010
Sorry Guided By Voices fans, but there's no nice way to put it: this tedious, bewildering, and often unwatchable collage of rare home video footage of Dayton's favorite indie rock heroes is just flat out terrible.
21 Feb 2010
It's hard to find any meaningful distinction between Pollard's poems and his songs, other than the latter generally work, and the former generally don't.
03 Nov 2005
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