Synopses & Reviews
Featuring musical contributions from and/or interviews with: Jeff Mangum (who not only contributes visual art but also supplies us with 4 of his favorite, never anthologized sides from old 78s for the CD), Iron and Wine, Akron/Family, Will Oldham, Dean and Britta (covering Galaxie 500 on the CD), Deerhoof, D+, Mt. Eerie, Anglin Brothers, A Hawk and a Hacksaw, the Spiritualaires, Cooper Moore, and more. Also: Awesome travel journals from the Western Sahara by Sublime Frequencies co-founder Hisham Mayet; Erik Davis on P.G. Six; Mike McGonigal going off about Blind Willie Johnson's "Dark Was the Night, Cold was the Ground"; Scott Seward on "the marriage made in hell between folk music, dead cultures, myth and highly technical modern extreme metal"; drawings by German Surrealist Unica Zürn; an excerpt from Meredith Brosnan's new novel; an interview with Nicola Bowery about iconoclastic '80s fashion icon Leigh Bowery; fiction by Kevin Sampsell; dirty AIM conversations courtesy of BloodNinja; visual art from the likes of Saul Chernick, Kevin Arrow and Kyle Field (from Little Wings).