LOST IN THE NOISE

May 14 — DARK DON’T HIDE IT, Magnolia Electric Co. (2005)

imageThere’s a profound sadness to Magnolia Electric Co.’s music, punctuated by the late Jason Molina’s hollow voice. “He used music to express dark concerns about the nature of life and death,” said Pitchfork. “He sounded like a man very far from home.” Since seeing them in Santa Fe about a decade ago, Magnolia’s music has gradually but surely pulled me in. It did so again while running in Denver, which led me to keep their music burning slowly all of today.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: