Chris Catania braved Chicago’s blizzarded streets to get a dose of Daniel Johnston’s therapy.
Chris Catania saw Sparklehorse transcend nasty weather and nastier flu to deliver a transcendent set of American Gothic. What’s your excuse?
The Orchestra, Sadly, Has Refused (File 13 Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.
The Weight of Flight (WARM). Review by Stein Haukland.
Bamnan and Slivercork (Bella Union). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Tantilla (Rhino). Review by Sean Slone.
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943 Recluse (Recordhead / Mr. Whiggs). Review by Stein Haukland.
Mount Eerie (K). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Portishead’s sultry, chain-smoking singer hit London for an intimate outdoor gig. Dan Stapleton was there to wave/offer his lighter…
Fear Yourself (Gammon). Review by James Mann.
Daniel Johnston–a man who the term “legendary” truly fits–speaks with Stein Haukland about his new album with Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse, art, and Sonic Youth.
Forever (Virgin). Review by Eric J. Iannelli.
With the year drawing to a close, we thought it’d be appropriate for our staff to tell you what they thought the best stuff all year was. Features Editor James Mann kicks off with his choices for the Top 19 Albums of 2001.
Rumors of the Faithful (Spirit Of Orr). Review by Marcel Feldmar.
Good Morning Spider (Capitol). Review by brYan Tilford
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