Exile on Main St.: Deluxe Edition
This fascinating, if occasionally dodgy, take on the Stones' legendary 1972 double LP remasters the roughly recorded original, adding a disc of strong unreleased tracks, with Mick Jagger re-recording vocals and other elements of the rarities.
Story by Andrew Hultkrans
Over the course of her nearly decade-long career as Grouper, Liz Harris has become a master of all things overcast. Her ambient compositions and waterlogged ballads are like fogged-up windows — bleary enough to indicate the bleakness inside, but only its vaguest outlines. There’s suggestion of something heartbreaking, but its true shape remains occluded, unobtainable,… More »