Album | Dead Trees – Whatwave

Languid garage rock is the American subgenre that refuses to die. It has endured, barely evolving, since being invented back in the 60s by the Velvet Underground, or maybe the Seeds. Its popularity waxes and wanes, sometimes breaking into the…

Blog | John Darnielle’s top tweets

Two kinds of people in this world: those who would gladly take a bullet for Diana Ross, and unfeeling cyborgs who feast on the innocent…
Look, I don’t know about you, but I’m going to mailorder me some fresh death metal…
So many films fall short because their screenwriters forget to include an evil cult leader character around whom the whole plot revolves…
Picking up a sweet potato, pretending to be answering the phone #hello #youllhavetospeakup #hello…

Album | Josienne Clarke – One Light Is Gone

Everything about Josienne Clarke’s music, whether live or recorded, is proper folk. Her debut album One Light Is Gone resolutely champions an authentic acoustic sound and instantly gained heavy rotation on this listener’s daily commute. Josienne’s songs are traditional and…