Dresden Doll Amanda Palmer and Coraline author Neil Gaiman performed together Wednesday night for the second installment of SPIN.com's Liner Notes, an event that pairs musicians and writers in a unique live collaboration to raise funds for homeless and low-income New Yorkers living with AIDS. Read our full review here.
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 »