Glasser is usually Cameron Mesirow and the digitized voices of 30,000 celestial entities, but now she returns from an extended trip to Europe with Fever Ray (and more) producers Van Rivers and the Subliminal Kid as collaborators and—for tonight only in L.A.!—as her backing band. This interview by Chris Ziegler.
April 23rd, 2010 · 3 Comments
April 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment
The Specials reminded us that they are still important because 30 years later, their songs are still as listenable and fun as they were in 1977, and the issues they wrote abou—racism, the seeming inescapability of the rat race, and general good-time having—are still just as relevant. Also, Jerry Dammer told the crowd they were mostly really beautiful but with “really fucking ugly” ones interspersed, and what good festival crowd doesn’t enjoy a little abuse?
April 11th, 2010 · 1 Comment
Fever Ray is Karin Andersson and her self-titled album is more like Jesus Lizard and Guns n’ Roses than is widely known. She speaks on the phone from Sweden and she plays Coachella on Friday. This interview by Chris Ziegler.
January 19th, 2010 · 8 Comments
Buy Coachella 2010 Tickets Here Friday, April 16th: Jay-Z, LCD Soundsystem, Them Crooked Vultures, Vampire Weekend, Deadmau5, Public Image Limited, The Specials, Grizzly Bear, Passion Pit, Echo and the Bunnymen, Benny Benassi, Fever Ray, Grace Jones, She & Him, Erol Alkan, The Avett Brothers, Calle 13, The Whitest Boy Alive, The Cribs, La Roux, Yeasayer, [...]
October 1st, 2009 · No Comments
Pete Quirk and the Cave Singers are touring with Lightning Dust—whose Amber and Ashley Webber contributed to the Cave Singers’ new Welcome Joy—and recovering half-written songs from dim memories og singing into phones in 7-11 parking lots. Quirk speaks now about riding bikes into rivers and Kid Rock’s lackluster Myspace discipline. This interview by Rachel Rufrano.