Do you fall in love often? With music? I do and while it feels like a regular occurrence, I can fall for the wrong song. I fell in love with Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids’ An Angel Fell the very first time I listened through. And I fell hard.
Even though Smerz Have Fun has only been around since March of this year, I’ve listened to it 44,002 times (give or take).
I love John Prine like a dear friend. His first record, John Prine, from 1971 is Master-Class, Grade A songwriting. The Tree of Forgiveness continues that tradition after a 13-year respite where Prine mines the everyday for nuggets of wisdom and beauty.
Do you like T. Rex? I do because I enjoy hook-rich rock. If you like T. Rex, you’ll like Welles.
Historian is Lucy Dacus’ latest release on Matador and it’s a record that has grown on me, or I’ve grown into it, over time like a too-big comfortable cardigan.
What the hell is going on in Australia?
If there’s one thing you should know about Liz Harris, aka Grouper, it’s this—buy every record.
Recorded live at the Martin-Gropius-Bau (Berlin) on the nights of April 4-7, 1985.