Now Let Us Praise Counting Crows

During my teen years in the ’90s, I wasn’t terribly tuned into contemporary music. Grunge just totally left me cold, and I didn’t realize it was possible to seek out anything, like Riot Grrl, that would have been… Read More

On The Divine Comedy and Mingling with Artists

Neil Hannon

For a good fifteen years now, whenever people have asked me what my favorite band is, I usually say The Divine Comedy. I attempted to oeuvreblog them a few years ago and wrote an introductory essay laying out… Read More

Talking to Phil Collins’s People

“So if you’re looking for your big, breakout single, you might wanna put a bid on this one tonight, ladies and gentlemen. Because we are talking to Phil Collins’s people, right? But then again . . . aren’t… Read More

Where Does the Love Go?

Terry Felus

After Hours—Caribou I’ve, historically, not been known among close friends as a crier. So, one of the most unexpected, and, in some ways, welcome, developments of ’08 was my transformation into, well, something of a basket case, frankly…. Read More