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Album Review: Lou Reed & Metallica – ‘Lulu’


The first 22 seconds are alright



Poetic Memory: Brent Green (List)


The Sundance-honored multimedia artist will bring his new film and a live band to MoPA this Sunday.



Owl and Bear’s Top Albums of 2009


The gang gets hyperbolic.



Vic Chesnutt 1964 – 2009


Yes, he dreamed about an angel, and he thought about a gun.



Vic Chesnutt Talks Life, Death, and ‘At The Cut’ on NPR (MP3)


Vic Chesnutt - At the Cut

At age eighteen, Vic Chesnutt went from a reckless young man to a wheelchair-bound quadriplegic. All of his close family died off by the time he hit 25. He’s struggled with substance abuse. He owes $50,000 in medical bills. And yesterday, the 45-year old songwriter confessed to NPR’s Terry Gross (stream) that he’s tried—unsuccessfully—to kill himself at least four times.



Vic Chesnutt Makes ‘Cut’, Announces U.S. Tour (MP3)


Vic Chesnutt

This fall, Vic Chesnutt will tour to support At the Cut, his latest effort. Chesnutt’s touring band will feature Guy Picciotto (Fugazi) and members of Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Silver Mt. Zion. The album (also featuring Piccioto and Co.) is a follow-up to 2007’s North Star Deserter, which SPIN called “disturbingly palpable dread-folk.” At the […]



Vic Chesnutt & Elf Power to Release Collaboration


Good news on the Vic Chesnutt front. Coming off the heels of his really good release “North Star Deserter,” Mr. Chesnutt teamed up with Elf Power to record Dark Developments. A tuneful collision of Athens institutions finds fruition this fall when Orange Twin releases Dark Developments, Vic Chesnutt’s collaboration with Elephant 6 psychsters Elf Power. […]