Archive for the 'Phosphorescent' Category

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Country music, at its best, is a dark apologetic for mystery.  Like most things, it’s got its glitzy side, the side that it’s convinced itself that it wants the public to see.  But once its Nashville sheen is scraped off, country is a dark, penetrating, and mysterious force that cuts away until it reaches a […]

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Willie Nelson is – no argument – among the five best living songwriters on either side of the pond. Sure, lately he’s become more interested in preserving his image as America’s Stoned Grandpa than he is in making the aching sort of music he made back when he was still an actual red-headed stranger, but […]

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

Download: MP3: Phosphorescent :: A Picture of Our Torn Up Praise ——— Amazon: Phosphorescent – Pride + Download Phosphorescent via eMusic’s 25 free MP3 no risk trial offer ——————————————————————————————————————————-

Friday, March 21st, 2008

Despite this nagging cold (aka, post-sxsw hangover), last nights sold-out AD Presents show, at the Echo, was the kind of kick in the ass I needed to get me through to the weekend. Casey Dienel (performing solo as White Hinterland) opened the show, before Matthew Houck and company took the stage, bathed in warm feedback, […]

Monday, October 22nd, 2007

Released this week, Pride, the latest full-length from Phosphorescent, finds Matthew Houck and company improving on the recipe that first drew us in (two-plus years ago) with release of his second album Aw Come, Aw Wry. An Elephant 6 like mixture, filtered, through, say, Bonnie Prince” Billy, it became one of our favorite LPs of […]

Thursday, September 6th, 2007

Athens, GA artist, cum Brooklynite, Phosphorescent (Matthew Houck) has a new album, “Pride,” coming out — on his new label Dead Oceans – October 23rd. New MP3, “A Picture Of Our Torn Up Praise,” and album details, via Dead Oceans below: “On previous albums, he’s recruited guest musicians to fill the gaps, but on “Pride”, […]