Since 2003, Microphones front man Phil Elverum has used his project Mount Eerie to pull intense, heartbreaking moods out of stark minimalism. He’s recorded in remote cabins and made entire albums with a single acoustic guitar or a vintage Casiotone keyboard, and his songs are raw, real, fractured, and straightforward. In 2016, Elverum suffered the […]
The Reader collects some of the best and brightest bits from the past week’s music writing.
Critics’ Choices and other notable concerts: Vic Chesnutt, the Black Heart Procession, the Eccentric Soul Revue, Akira Sakata, Surfer Blood, and more