Linda Perhacs Prism of Music

Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 9:40 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Image courtesy Asthmatic Kitty The Disney incarnation of Pocahontas once asked in song, “Can you paint with all the colors of the wind?” It might have been innocent karaoke for the toddler set, but the princess raised a truly cosmic question— one that cult music legend Linda Perhacs is answering with her first album in 40-plus years, The Soul of All Natural Things (Asthmatic Kitty). Perhacs possesses the gift of synesthesia, a neurological trait where... READ MORE

Best of 2013

Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 7:14 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Mystical singing space cats. The resurrection of the Thin White Duke. "YOLO" versus "Y.A.L.A." The year in music circa 2013 was a zany one that was forward-thinking (everybody's droppin' the bass these days) and reverent of the past (every new band sounds like it's from the 1980s). Here's what we loved and loathed: BEST ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Thao & the Get Down Stay Down – We the Common BEST EP OF THE YEAR: Andrew McMahon –... READ MORE