Wednesdays offer slim pickings during CMJ week. But Jeff and I caught plenty of memorable gigs on Day One. I'm living it up until Friday, 'cause that's when I leave for my bachelor party (Vegas, baby…   Read Story »
Time Out New York asks the tough questions to the eccentric folkie...TONY: Your song "Little Boys" is about wanting to marry little boys...
Devendra Banhart: Okay, let me explain myself. When we were…   Read Story »
Pirate enthusiast and rejected Real Worlder Dave Eggers persuaded Stereogum's favorite nü-folkies to cover each other's songs for the Believer bard's new compilation CD. Free with the June…   Read Story »
50: Johnny Boy "You Are the Generation Who Bought More Shoes and You Get What You Deserve"
49: The Von Bondies "C'mon C'mon"
48: Estelle "1980"
47: Xiu Xiu "I Love the Valley OH!"
46:…   Read Story »
Steve invited me to see the shaggy singer-songwriter live at his offices a few weeks ago. I thought it was great. Then again, I own Skip Spence's Oar: when you're into such acoustic schizophrenia,…   Read Story »