At this point, Marnie Stern is only competing with herself: If her debut, In Advance of the Broken Arm, was good, then follow-up This Is It was better and 2010’s Marnie Stern was best, producing more energy and emotion with rapid-fire fretboard 
tapping than just about any other guitarist does using the entire instrument. This year she returned with The Chronicles of Marnia, replacing one frenetic drummer (Zach Hill of Hella and Death Grips) with another (Kid Millions of Oneida and 
Man Ever) while remaining as casually devastating as ever.

Thu., April 11, 9 p.m., 2013

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 10, 2013

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