Archive for the 'Steve Gunn' Category

Friday, June 27th, 2014

As highlighted here recently, the recent crop of Mike Cooper reissues from Paradise of Bachelors are utterly essential. Fearlessly eclectic, masterful stuff. And judging from Cantos De Lisboa, Cooper’s brand-new collaborative LP with Steve Gunn, the man has lost none of his sense of adventure. Both musicians are steeped in the folk/blues idiom (most obvious […]

Sunday, April 20th, 2014

We’re back in NYC. This Friday night, April 25th, Aquarium Drunkard presents Steve Gunn and Kevin Morby at Rough Trade in Brooklyn. Local outfit Prince Rupert’s Drops supports. We have several pairs of tickets for AD readers. To enter, leave a comment with how you first happened upon Gunn and/or Morby’s music. Should be a […]

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

As one of Kurt Vile’s deputized Violators, Steve Gunn has already had an eventful 2013, appearing on various late night TV shows and playing to the assembled hordes at major music festivals. But his crowning achievement this year is undoubtedly Time Off, an instant classic if ever there was one. The album neatly ties together […]

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Among certain critics and cultural trainspotters, there exists a colloquialism – ‘gamechanger’ – to denote a brazen, unexpected creative leap by an already respected and established artist. The risk of potentially alienating a listenership that increasingly has more choices than patience is a perilous one, but to take such a gamble and succeed can earn […]