Category: 2019 Music Essays

Rock the Garden Photo Essay - Courtney Barnett at Walker Arts Center in Minneapolis

Photo Essay by Andy Witchger: Rock the Garden at Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center

Photo Essay: Andy Witchger on Rock the Garden 2019 feat. The National, Courtney Barnett, Adia Victoria, X, Dem Atlas, Heart Bones, The Beths and Bad Bad Hats

I Am Easy to Find Essay - 2019 Album and Short Film by The National

On Reaching Outward for Understanding in The National’s ‘I Am Easy to Find’

“What is crucial to its success is the way Mills and The National reach outward just as much as they do inward, using one woman’s painfully ordinary life to commemorate the differences and the commonalities that define the waves, cycles, memories and echoes of human life.”

The Path to Nirvana: The International Pop Underground on Film

“What is perhaps most remarkable about the rise of Nirvana — and the industry’s hastily assembled appellation “alternative rock” — is the belief by many at the time that it had come from nowhere…”

Fated, Faithful, Fatal: Ranking and Reviewing 25 years of Marilyn Manson

Mike Thorn on 25 Years of Marilyn Manson