Reading, music, and PBR with Max G. Morton and friends
Martin MyersFriend of SOTC Max G. Morton and his band, Cold Cave, have signed to Matador records. Cold Cave, which has expanded from its early days as a Philadelphia-based domestic project for Morton and Heartworm proprietor Wes Eisold to something more dynamic and inclusive (the band now inc ... More >>
In this week's Village Voice Music Section, Rob Harvilla on the vicious, precocious, but oddly winsome bad-sex revenge fantasies of Lily Allen. Scott Foundas revisits Astral Weeks with Van Morrison. Cristina Black profiles self-taught learner Lissy Trullie. Tal Rosenberg visits with acoustic ef ... More >>
Sure, forcing food down ducks' gullets sounds harsh, but Sarah DiGregorio held her nose and went to a New York foie gras farm -- and reports that it wasn't so bad. "I don't think it's OK to cut the fin off a shark and throw it back into the water," she says. "If I had seen with my own eyes that Huds ... More >>
Talking magic and the morning after with a New York exile; The Brotherhood of Mutilation returns.
Max G. Morton strikes again
At Sunday night's Bowery show with Love Is All, Cold Cave was all reticence, dim lighting, winter-jackets--"Strictly outerwear," said a friend. It was cold outside, and inside the odd cluster of friends and nervous LIA early arrivals honored Cold Cave with a kind of audience-band staring contest, a ... More >>