Lucy Dacus 2019 (ep) Matador As far as stopgap EPs go this is very good. It’s a bunch of single tracks collected up and gathered here under a clever-enough theme (holidays; a different song for each holiday, mix of covers and originals) but it ultimately exists to make sure people don’t forget about Dacus in […]
Lucy Dacus Historian Matador Records On first listen Lucy Dacus’ second album is threateningly good – threatened too by the strength of the first song. Night Shift is almost everything and all at once, but in such purposeful, measured strides. It’s almost too intense – take Laura Marling, Margaret Glaspy and Sharon Van Etten, take […]
Welcome to episode 67 of Sweetman Podcast with support from our sponsors – T Leaf T, Yeastie Boys and Le Petite Chocolat. This conversation is me chatting with the poet, historian and academic Jeffrey Paparoa Holman.
The History of Rock’n’Roll in Ten Songs Greil Marcus Yale University Press T-Bone Burnett is quoted, in this book, “Listen, the story of the United States is this: One kid, without anything, walks out of his house, down the road, with nothing but a guitar and conquers the world.” It’s a good quote – but […]