Tag: Slint

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Watter, “History of the Future”

Watter – a Louisville post-rock band that’s high in promise due to its parentage, if nothing else – simply fails to deliver on the...

Music, Popdose Profiles

Popdose Profile: King G & the J Krew Celebrate “Humpback’s” 25th Anniversary

Twenty-five years ago today, the beat was born. It was the sound of young adults from Louisville – a sprawling collection of...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Radon Chong, “I Keep On Talking to You”

Captain Beefheart devotees, rejoice! Shape-shifter Don van Vliet might be deceased but his spirit – and that of his ever-evolving Magic...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Papa M, “Highway Songs”

At first blush, Papa M’s Highway Songs LP is a mess or, at best perhaps, unbalanced. But first blushes, like a journalist’s first...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: HC-B, “Rough”

It takes a great record to remind me how awkward it can be — yes yes, like dancing to architecture — to write...

Album Reviews, CD Reviews, Music

REVIEW: We Only Said – “Boring Pools”

It’s hard to believe We Only Said operates nearly 4,100 miles outside Louisville, once- and always-home of post-rock icons Slint and...

Music, Popdose Profiles

Popdose Profile: Rachel Grimes — Last Things Last

Rachel Grimes knew how to play the piano before she learned to walk. “My dad and grandmother played, so I was always sitting beside them...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: Bedhead, “Bedhead: 1992-1998”

The single guitar note, all fragile and frosted glass, falls on the foot of the kick drum. And then, as the notes continue to unfurl and...

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

Album Review: Slint, “Spiderland” (Remastered)

Steve Albini once infamously offered up “ten fucking stars” in Melody Maker to the swansong LP of a then-unknown Louisville quartet...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '91

Popdose Flashback ’91: Slint, “Spiderland”

Popdose analyzes a seminal rock album, Slint's Spiderland, that 80% of the public doesn't even knows exist....

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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)...

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Music

Touch And Go Records: Certainly The Second Part

In sudden and shocking fashion, it was announced today that Touch And Go Records, the venerable Chicago label, would be closing down its...