In our afternoon reading: interviews with Scott Adlerberg and David Bazan, thoughts on books by Matthew Neill Null and Carmiel Banasky, and more.
Seriously, if this collaboration between Xiu Xiu’s Jamie Stewart and Shearwater’s Jonathan Meiburg wasn’t going to be the most depressing fucking thing ever, well then I don’t know what I would do. Jamie Stewart lays it down as to what’s in the video: Looking out of the window of a car while on a one-month drive through the most beautiful and bleak parts of the U.S.A. and Canada while infected with swine flu. Close up shots of computer screens while […]
I used to think of Shearwater as only the band that had a strong connection to one of my favorite groups, Okkervil River. Giving a listen to the song “Castaways”, which will be included on their upcoming album, The Golden Archipelago, I’m totally revisiting that flawed theory. Go to the Matador blog, and listen to it.