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2007 Stories by Mike Powell

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  • Micro-Cosmic Thing

    published October 16, 2007

    Brooklyn trio Black Dice's first risk, 2004's Creature Comforts, was a dim blend of horror-movie synths, processed gurgles, and disjointed... More >>

  • The Pied Piper's TV Party

    published August 28, 2007

    I'm walking Dirty Projectors band leader Dave Longstreth back to his car. Our interview is over. "Do people ever come up and talk to you at... More >>

  • Soundboy Punishments

    published August 21, 2007

    In 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl, still simmering on the one-week-only shelf at the New York Public Library, Daniel Pinchbeck writes:... More >>

  • High on Life

    published July 24, 2007

    One night, someone threw a beer can at Mary Pearson of Brooklyn indie-pop duo High Places. She laughed. Thinking back on it, her bandmate, Rob ... More >>

  • Martial Lawless

    published July 3, 2007

    After I finish interviewing Aa in what could reasonably be called a front yard in Fort Greene, band ringleader Aron sheepishly says, "Well, if you... More >>

  • Odes to Mother Earth

    published April 17, 2007

    Björk "Earth Intruders" From Volta Björk has been hammering out her resident alien persona for 14 years now, a... More >>

  • Brazilian Crooner Ain't Suitable for Framing Just Yet

    published February 13, 2007

    "Brazil's Dylan" is the hack's tag for Caetano Veloso. Sure, he was the voice of his generation and weathered the attendant rhetorical junk, but... More >>

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