interview by Michael McCarthy “So much to say I’m lost for words,” sings Lamb’s lyricist and vocalist Lou Rhodes as the duo’s new album, The Secret of Letting Go, begins. The song is called “Phosphorous” and it consists largely of piano and strings behind Lou’s ethereal vocals. It has a haunting and intoxicating...Read more
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interview by Michael McCarthy I first heard Doe Paoro’s intoxicating music when she opened for a Sylvan Esso show back in 2014. Like her songs, the way she moved around the stage, dancing, was hypnotic. I felt like a snake moving to the sounds of a charmer. A night or two later, she...Read more
interview by Michael McCarthy My introduction to Maximo Park was an unusual one. I was – and am – a big Natalie Imbruglia fan and there was an mp3 of this new band called Maximo Park covering her song “Shiver” on one of the fan sites. I almost didn’t download it because I...Read more
My new record “After” is officially out next Friday, September 25th but is streaming on Noisey now! Thrilled to finally share it! In case you missed it, I released a new version of “Hypotheticals” on Flaunt earlier this week as well. I’ll be on tour later this fall in support of my new...Read more
A wonderful video for a spectacular song. Except to see St. Vincent in Michael's 45 Best Albums of 2014 piece next week!...