About a year ago, I ended up returning to the land where I grew up and building a house here. ...more
Tags: Allyson McCabe, Diamanda Galás, DOMA, Esme Blegvad, L.A., los angeles, Meredith Monk, Morton Subotnick, Music, natural world, nature, Nika Roza Danilova, Okovi, opera, rural, Sacred Bones, Shou Sugi Ban, singer, singing, songwriter, Stockhausen, Swans, Throbbing Gristle, voice, Wanted/Needed/Loved, washington, Wisconsin, Zola Jesus
Allyson McCabe speaks with GRAMMY-winning producer/engineer John Congleton about what it’s like to make music in today’s technological and economic environments, and the benefits of being open to adaptation.
Tags: Ada Calhoun, Allyson McCabe, Angel Olsen, Blondie, Dallas, engineer, Explosions in the Sky, Fat Possum, Foo Fighters, GRAMMY, horror films, John Congleton, John Congleton & the Nighty Nite, John Peel, Mountain Goats, Music, musicians, New York City, Nirvana, Nite Nite, Paper Chase, Pink Floyd, producer, punk, Ramones, record labels, record store, Roger Waters, Soho, Sound & Vision, St. Marks is Dead, St. Vincent, stephin merritt, Swans, Texas, The Squid and the Whale, The Wall, The War On Drugs, Until the Horror Goes, ZZ Top
Those rare flashes of vivid scenes burned in my memory, which create the mythos for my five-day adventure journeying to Chicago for Pitchfork Music Festival 2013. ...more
There’s always that longing to say everything and nothing at once, that yearning for the moment I forget I am myself. ...more
Tags: Brooklyn, Diamonds and Rust, gentrification, Joan Didion, Josef Albers, Katy Henriksen, luc sante, Michael Gira, Music, Nina Simone, nostalgia, Ozarks, Swans