Review: Damien Jurado’s Masterful ‘Maraqopa’

One of our favorite albums of 2012 thus far. Read about it at The A.V. Club.

 

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Q&A: Tiny Vipers on myths and minimalism

Seattle-based Sub Pop soloist Tiny Vipers, a.k.a. Jesy Fortino, specializes in a particularly dooming brand of barebones folk. Her new record, Life On Earth, is the kind of thing that rattles around your head for weeks on end — welcomely, I might add. Visit A.V. Club Denver to learn just how Fortino creates her haunting compositions, and what she thinks about huge magical castles.