Record reviews, interviews and other writing about music.

The Future Sounds of Yesterday: A Sequence of Synthesizers in Science Fiction

How technology, music, and science fiction changed the universe together.

Review: The Handsome Family: Last Days Of Wonder

Where Edward Gorey meets Johnny Cash.

Robyn Hitchcock: I Often Dream of Trains

A look back at the introspective and autumnal album that is still Hitchcock’s finest hour.

Other articles:

Minnesota music

A few less than 10,000 reviews, interviews and articles covering the creative spirit of the land of 10,000 lakes.

Interview: Michael Yonkers

A talk with the reclusive Minneapolis psychedelic guitar wizard.

Interview: Jeremy Ackerman of Walker Kong

The indie-pop bandleader talks about the group’s fourth album, Phazes Of Light.

Grant Hart: Good News For Modern Man

A review of the splendid 1999 solo album by the former drummer of Hüsker Dü.

Album reviews