Here’s a fascinating Sound Opinions interview with Sharon Van Etten on her songwriting process. I’m going to see her on August 3rd at Lollapalooza, but she’s also playing First Ave on August 4th. It’s between her and the Alabama Shakes for my favorite new discovery of the year.
This morning I was listening to the new Tallest Man On Earth album and right as he launched into the chorus of “To Just Grow Away” a kit of pigeons flew past my window—soared, actually—while the clouds on the horizon parted, revealing a roseate dawn. It was pretty much the most beautiful split-second ever.
English Major Bands
liquidchroma: prairiehomecompanion: Click through for a compilation of the #englishmajorbands puns we collected on Twitter last Friday: A Movable Feist! Fleetwood Macbeth! Cormac McCartney! Love will.i.am faulkner and The Scarlet Vedder.