Back in 1969, while doing sessions as the house band for New Orleans’ Sansu Enterprises, The Meters started making, kind of accidentally, the best funk records of all time.
Author Archive | Steve McPherson
Details are unknown at this point, but when Zach showed up at our weekly basketball game this past Saturday, he couldn’t stick around and play because he broke his nose in an accident. Apparently, if he doesn’t have corrective surgery soon, he may lose his ability to smell for the rest of his life. If […]
Hey all: It’s October, which can only mean one thing: Apples. No, wait: Leaves. No—it’s time for the start of The Plagiarists’ residency as the hosts of the Minneseries at the Nomad. This fantastic series happens EVERY THURSDAY and guess what else: it’s FREE. Super-FREE. Why aren’t you there right now? Tonight’s show will feature […]
“Oh my aching hands, from raking in grands and breaking in mic stands.” –MF DOOM
Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago Self-released myspace.com/boniver virb.com/boniver Surely, you’ve experienced the scene I’m about to describe: It’s late, you’re sprawled on the couch, your boyfriend or girlfriend is already in bed, and you’re flipping around the channels. You land on some kind of drama, and it’s almost over—you get to it just in […]
Annie Clark was kind enough to talk to Reveille after her recent show at the 7th St. Entry.
Boards of Canada (and David Lynch) know that sometimes the really sinister stuff is the stuff you can’t really tell is there.
It seems as if the sweat, grime, and smoke of the Chicago clubs where these songs were born has been pressed directly into the fabric of the recordings.