Tag: David Grubbs

EP Reviews, Music

EP Review: Hontatedori, “Konata Kanata”

If the vitriol and raw energy of punk rock is like a fever dream, then the Tokyo trio Hontatedori — which premiered its U.S. debut,...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: David Grubbs & Taku Unami, “Failed Celestial Creatures”

From the early notes of “Failed Celestial Creatures” – the meditative, 20-minute-long title track to the unanticipated debut...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: Your Food, “Poke It With a Stick”

This Friday belongs to Your Food. The Louisville post-punk quartet – whose only LP, 1983’s Poke It With A Stick, is getting the reissue...

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Best of 2017: Justin Vellucci’s Top Ten

Yeah, yeah, putting the final nail in the coffin of 2017 is a little premature, seeing as there’s still more than 30 days left in the...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: David Grubbs (2017)

Five days ago, David Grubbs released one of the best records of his storied career and a real contender, especially in avant-indie circles,...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: David Grubbs, “Creep Mission”

It starts with the guitar and the guitar alone, amplified slightly but not distorted, its complicated figures as crystalline as frosted...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: David Grubbs of Squirrel Bait

Before Louisville was associated with Palace, though after, I suppose, Hunter S. Thompson chronicled its seedy decadence during the Derby,...

Album Reviews, Music, Popdose

ALBUM REVIEW: Wingdale Community Singers, “Night, Sleep, Death”

A wonderfully warm and melodic new album from the core trio of Hannah Marcus, David Grubbs and novelist Rick Moody – rich in its...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Jim O’Rourke, “The Visitor”

Jim O’Rourke is either a master provocateur or just plain infuriating; it all depends on how you feel about his career as a whole. If...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 6/5/09

Let’s go outside. No, let’s go waaaaay outside! Erik Sanko – The Perfect Flaw from Past Imperfect, Present Tense (2001)...