Album Review | Palace Brothers – “Days In The Wake”

Palace Brothers Days In the Wake (1994) [Drag City] Will Oldham-albums are most often designed to be enjoyed in the company of yourself and dimmed lighting. One of his most introspective moments happened on “Days In the Wake”, released in 1994 under the Palace Brothers-moniker. There is so much to be discovered on this album, […]

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Album Review | Songs: Ohia – Didn’t it Rain (2001)

Songs: Ohia is the moniker under which Jason Molina has released the best death defying acoustic/folk-songs this side of the grave. Molina comes from under a dead Ohio sky and he knows smouldering, overwhelming darkness. Talking about Songs: Ohia’s record “Didn’t It Rain” almost feels like an invasion of privacy. I can’t help but feel […]

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Holler, Wild Rose! – Our Little Hymnal

Holler, Wild Rose! Our Little Hymnal [Backlight Records] If you’re a dedicated fan of over the top, orchestral, roof raising songs in the vein of Godspeed You! Black Emperor you will love “Holler, Wild Rose!” The almost 70-minute musical-muscle display that is their debut album is worth taking a break from your busy schedules for. […]

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