Monthly Archives: May 2014

Young At Heart | Old 97’s grew up. Then they got messed up.

“I’ve never been accused of being professional before. But thank you.”

Mountain Xpress | May 28, 2014

Soul Survivor | Sharon Jones beats cancer and fights to save soul

“To me, retro is some young person trying to sing like some old person back in the day. And here I am, when I open my mouth, soul music comes out. Ain’t nothing retro here.”

C-Ville | May 28, 2014

Ryley Walker — All Kinds of You (Tompkins Square)

Let’s see if I can’t get through this review without mentioning Nick Drake.

Dusted | May 22, 2014

Live Review: Mogwai, Amos’ Southend (5/6/2014)

Mogwai may fear Satan, but the Scottish post-rock quintet certainly doesn’t fear tinnitus.

Creative Loafing | May 7, 2014

Time Travelin’ | The Dex Romweber Duo Ain’t No Retro Act

“There’s a line in a Johnny Cash song that says, ‘Born a hundred years too late, and two hundred years too soon.’ I’ve really always felt like that.”

Free Times | May 7, 2014

Glenn Jones — Welcomed Wherever I Go (Thrill Jockey)

Glenn Jones’ Record Store Day shortie, the live-and-rarities odds-and-sods collection Welcomed Wherever I Go, ended up on the ‘Bay, too. And, fairly or unfairly, it has to be judged accordingly.

Dusted | May 2, 2014