I will try to approach the next eleven months with an open mind, but my favorite album of 2019 might have been released just eighteen days into the year. Singer-songwriter Steve Gunn’s The Unseen In Between is an incredible record that I can’t stop listening to.
It is not often that you can go to a show where the audience is hearing mostly new music and does not get restless. Usually a longing for familiarity kicks in at some point. The concert at Philadelphia’s Union Transfer on Wednesday night was not your typical show. Courtney Barnett mesmerized a sold-out crowd that hung on every word and chord for an hour and a half.
When news first broke of a collaborative record between Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett, it instantly felt like one of those ideas that was just perfect. Both indie musicians are great songwriters who excel at casually narrating scenes with a unique intimacy. On August 30, the duo dropped “Over Everything” the first single and video from their... Continue Reading →