Interpol (Matador). Review by jeff schweers.
With a riotous sonic assault that nearly brought down the balcony at the Bowery Ballroom, Superchunk showed they still have the fire and intensity of their youth, kicking out the jams, shredding the wallpaper, and bringing the noise to a very enthusiastic crowd that included Jeff Schweers.
Pete Yorn (Vagrant Records). Review by Jeff Schweers.
A synopsis of Van Morrison’s performance on stage and on vinyl, as described by the master of reading too much into too little, Greil Marcus.
Sincerely, Severely (Orange Records). Review by Jeff Schweers.
Tomorrow Becomes You (Western Vinyl). Review by Jeff Schweers.
No Ghost (Bella Union). Review by Jeff Schweers.
Apparitions (Carpark Records). Review by Jeff Schweers.
Up From Below (Community). Review by jeff schweers.
High Violet (4AD). Review by Jeff Schweers.
Jeff Schweers buries this morbid, creepy, gag-inducing yet glossy coffee table tome about dead rock stars, where they died, and their final resting places.
Love & Desperation (Tee Pee). Review by jeff schweers.
My Neighbor/My Creator (Merge Records). Review by Jeff Schweers.
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