I’ve gotten really bad (for whom, for what?) at posting recent work and clips and stuff, so I’m going to try to do this on a weekly basis. So, this week. I subbed for ABC’s Dan Harris over at his weekly online indie rock interview show, Amplified.
ABC World News Webcast: Loney Dears’s Dear John Pains Of Being Pure At Heart S/T Progress Reports on Stereogum: Nick Thorburn (Islands, Human Highway) The Wrens (in Q & A form, because they’re hilarious) Grizzly Bear Spin Magazine reviews (I think this is the same print issue as
I interviewed Okkervil River for Pitchfork.tv: Part 1 and Part 2. I reviewed Beyonce’s I Am Sasha Fierce for Paste. New Project Reports are up on Stereogum for RÃ¶yksopp and Phoenix. I also reviewed Matt and Kim’s Grand, A.C. Newman’s Get Guilty and Andrew
I wrote a Band On The Street on Welcome Wagon for the Village Voice. They are the nicest band in the world, probably because they didn’t start out as a band, but as a married couple. I’m working on a review of another couple band. I am sorta
My new “Progress Report” column on Stereogum started last week. So far there’s Midlake and Andrew Bird, but there will be so, so many more. I saw Drew Daniel read from his new 33 1/3 book and dance with a golden pillow penis between his legs at Housing
Seeing Weezer for me is probably like seeing My Bloody Valentine for a lot of other people–or maybe not. Maybe it’s really like seeing Liz Phair, where you know there’s something great there that got sorta misplaced or deferred or scared out of the person, or maybe