Tag: 2001

3 AM Eternal: Tobin Sprout “Let Go of My Beautiful Balloon” (2001)

” Understated” is perhaps the best adjective to use when describing Guided By Voices guitarist Tobin Sprout. Though his offerings in the GBV catalog are few and far between, those offerings have been recognized as some of the band’s better moments. His solo releases pale in comparison with Bob Pollard, which, again, is okay, because… Read More ›

Do You Remember The First Time?: A Girl Called Eddy “Tears All Over Town”

In 2001, A Girl Called Eddy–the project headed by Erin Moran–released its debut, a five-song EP of lovely, slightly melancholy jazz-pop. Three years later, this little record would be eclipsed by one of the most amazing albums of the past decade, a orchestrated pop record so grand, so big, it seemed to come out of… Read More ›