Robert Christgau on the Complexity of Mount Eerie's Survival Record
The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Phil Elverum's 'Now Only,' Ry Cooder's 'The Prodigal Son,' and Jeffrey Lewis and the Deposit Returners' 'Works by Tuli Kupferberg (1923-2010).'
There's No Music Like the Unspeakable Grief of Mount Eerie's 'Now Only'
Phil Elverum's second record in two years deals more with the wide wake cast by the death of his wife. Playing these songs in front of strangers is a weird thing—let alone when Skrillex is involved.