"Alison Mosshart is amazing to watch," says SPIN photog Alex Crick. "She walks around the stage like she's possessed." Did she make our lensman forget Jack White was behind her on drums? "Just about. I've seen bands where the drummer was a lot more of the focus -- Do you know the Honey Brothers? Adrian Grenier [from Entourage] plays drums for them. You can tell no one is really focusing on the other guys in that band."
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 »