They wanted, as we say, to ‘call their souls their own.’ But that means to live a lie, for our souls are not, in fact, our own. They wanted some corner in […]
Well, it is, innit?
Mark Lanegan came to prominence in the Nineties with his band Screaming Trees, a group that melded metal, rock, and the blues in a loud and truly innovative way. Sadly, […]
Hands down, this is perhaps my favorite love song of all time. ‘Nuff said… We love you Benny B and miss you…high-five Wes for us….
Danish band Northern Portrait has thrilled all those who have heard them; their sound, a satisfying blend of indie-pop, has garnered them critical acclaim not only in their home country but also […]
This is a special dedication for those of you who will find yourself alone tomorrow… Black or white, male or female, young or old, straight or gay, it doesn’t matter; it can […]
To many people’s great surprise, Lambchop’s fifth album, Nixon, was a surprise European hit. In many ways it was a grand departure from the band’s previous work; lush and supple, much less […]
Have you? I have. I often do. It usually doesn’t end well.
The Nineties were a very prolific time for musicians; the sudden popularity of DIY culture and underground, independent music, tempered with the easy access to affordable recording equipment and physical reproduction–these factors […]
This version of Tindersticks‘ song “Her,” rerecorded for the Volume magazine compilation, loses the loudness of the version on their debut album, and adds a flamenco edge that is immensely satisfying. A […]