“A Road Trip Album for Driving Around Fantasia”: Talking Miller and Brautigan With Doldrums

Montreal’s Doldrums, the musical project of Airick Woodhead, isn’t the easiest entity to categorize. There’s a stripped-down aesthetic at work, but a number of the songs on their latest album The Air Conditioned Nightmare are magnificently catchy. That the album shares a title with a Henry Miller book is also an indication of Woodhead’s fondness for books. Literary allusions can be found throughout the new album, and I checked in with Woodhead via email to learn more about the process […]

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