Category: currently listening

Walls and Bridges Burning

I haven’t been this enthralled by a music project since the first time I heard The Boatman’s Call in my basement room as a teenager. Although I’d heard a bit of Timber Timbre before (yes, while watching everyone’s favorite meth cook) I’ve only recently explored their catalog and can’t get enough. Here is a small […]

Dead Cat on the Line

I first got hold of Folk Songs of North America by Alan Lomax while I was hopping freight, appropriately enough. Lomax rescued the history of the beating heart of America from fading into oblivion, and did so with scholarly precision and personal devotion.