In our Thursday morning reading: interviews with Chelsea Hodson, Jean Findlay, and David Graeber; VIDA holds a fundraiser; new music from La Luz’s Shana Cleveland; and more.
The memorably fractured songs made by Alvarius B. (aka Sun City Girls’ Alan Bishop) encompass a host of styles, from globetrotting pop to fragmented explorations of the acoustic guitar. Some albums are intentionally jarring; others, such as 2011’s Baroque Primitiva, show off a more textured, melodic side. Earlier this year, Alvarius B. and Sir Richard Bishop released a split LP, If You Don’t Like It…DON’T! The second half of the year brings with it a new album, with the deeply memorable title What […]