Tag Archives: joy division

Dead Souls

All of the men I love are dead now. At least it feels that way. After the news of Jason Molina’s death yesterday, I sat down and put on “Molina & Johnson,” stared at the ceiling, and let the knives dig in. Only the night before I was restlessly spinning Vic Chesnutt, the rain and wind beating at the window, trying to exhaust myself enough fall asleep. […]

Commerce in Shall

The Academy unleashed the 2013 Oscar nominees this week, and all this editor is saying is, check out where Amour is playing nearby. At Small Press Distribution, enjoy forty percent off select Wave Books titles until February 1! The offer includes titles from Eileen Myles and Mary Ruefle. Don’t let your finances trap you under […]

Review: White Thunder by The Human Elephant

The Human Elephant’s latest effort, “White Thunder” (Umor Rex, 2012), is a basso ode defending the lawful rights of dive-bar ironists and lo-fi aficionados around the world. Despite its imperfections, “White Thunder” is a simple, no-bones singer/songwriter jaunt into the doleful musical wake left by Joy Division and other, less dour navel-gazers. The Human Elephant is […]