• A Swedish Jazz-improv Singer Who Sings All Crazy

    Our new favorite singer is Lindha Kallerdahl, a Swedish chanteuse who combines pretty, quiet singing with these improvisational vocal stylings that, honestly, we're having a hard time describing. It's like a little bit of every kind of sound that a...

  • Michael Rother

    Michael Rother was a founding member of the bands NEU! and Harmonia, and played in an early incarnation of Kraftwerk. Since the break up of these projects in the late 70s he has released a steady flow of solo albums.

  • Eric Wood From Man Is The Bastard

    It's hard to imagine how a band making songs played at either hyper or glacial speeds (never midtempo) with two basses and song titles like "Screwdriver in the Urethra of Thomas Lenz," ever failed to be anything other than huge in the early 1990s.

  • My Big Sister, Who Sang For A Hardcore Band...

    New Jersey-based hardcore band Fast Times was around during the mid-90s and my sister Alison was the singer.

  • Robert Pollard

    The great thing about Robert Pollard is that while he seems pretty pragmatic and passionate about his songwriting and Guided by Voices legacy, he's also kind of fuck-off about it. He's a 50-year-old grandpa who calls his new band Boston Spaceships...

  • The Second Coming

    Hands up who's always wished that somebody could make a record that was partly inspired by things like the traumatic stories of genocide from We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families: Stories From Rwanda by Philip...

  • New Beginnings

    Larry Jon Wilson is the first person you see when you watch Heartworn Highways, the definitive documentary of the outlaw country movement of the mid-70s led by heroes like Townes Van Zandt and Steve Earle.

  • Vice Fashion - Way Out West

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  • Bees And Trees

    Baby Dee is a singer-songwriter-harpist-pianist with a voice like an angel who fell from heaven. She has played with Current 93 for a while now, and she just put out a solo record of strong and sad and pretty songs on the Drag City label.