That person from the mirror said she prefers mono.
[Tindersticks, Townes Van Zandt, Daniel Johnston, Lola March, Julien Baker…]
The age of hybrid music forms persistently signals that it is time to stop stuffing music into folders and start enjoying listening unconditionally. In that sense, it would be unrealistic to expect from one rock and roll thunder-exponent to deliver another “Born to Run”, now that he has reached the point in his life when he no longer has to prove himself…
Sometimes I want to say that Craig Finn has made the same album again, changed a few names, addresses, maybe the people who inspire him have changed, but they all resemble each other; he has exchanged chords with that part of himself belonging to The Hold Steady, washed his face two times before going to the supermarket.
It is sad that Glen Hansard has still not reached the level of studio recordings that we expect of him longingly, but the albums are getting better and better, and the songs are more and more connected to his melancholic masculine music appearance, so with each new album, we’re really looking forward to hear the next one.