Former Smiths frontman Morrissey performed at New York City's Carnegie Hall Thursday night, treating fans to a 90-minute set heavy on tunes off his new album, Years of Refusal. But Moz didn't skip the Smiths classics; he also sang "This Charming Man," "Ask," and "How Soon Is Now," among others.
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 »