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Review: The National – Trouble Will Find Me
On Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers, Matt Berninger said that “if she knows you’re paper, she’ll know she has to burn you.” His lyrics are filled with sentiments that can’t be ascribed to Berninger himself, yet, in light of how The National has progressed over from Pretty Much Amazing Read more »
One More Saturday Night
Can, particularly the version of the band fronted by Damo Suzuki, is one of the best rock acts of all time, but their music almost completely resists being covered. Damo’s voice and cadence is too specific; any attempt to even just sing his parts straigh from Fluxblog Read more »
Stephen Malkmus and Friends: Can's Ege Bamyasi Played by Stephen Malkmus and Friends
Record Store Day is traditionally more populated with reissues and singles than whole albums of previously unreleased material, but Stephen Malkmus has never been one to follow the status quo. Malkmus’ gift to music buyers in 2013 is a recording of his r from Pate Magazine Read more »
Counterbalance No. 124 Pavement's 'Slanted and Enchanted'
I saw your girlfriend and she was eating her fingers, just another meal. But she waits there in the levee wash, mixin' cocktails with a plastic tipped cigar and listening to the 124th most acclaimed album of all time. Klinger: As I’m sure I’ve mentioned from PopMatters Read more »
Silkworm Documentary Out Now, Features Jeff Tweedy, Steve Albini, Stephen Malkmus...
You can get the movie by itself for $5. For $10, you get the film plus Live Worm, a 90-minute compilation of classic Silkworm concert footage (including a clip of Tim Midgett performing with the Mountain Goats). For $20, you get a pretty comprehensive pi from The Daily Swarm Read more »