Phosphorescent: Muchacho de Lujo

• 2013/03/19 • Dead Oceans • Indie Folk, Alt-Country • *Song for Zula* | A New Anhedonia | The Quotidian Beasts “I do not lay here in the dark waiting for thee.” — “” Sometimes you have to wonder if singer-songwriter Matthew Houck, the one-man-band behind Phosphorescent, would have been happier recording smooth country cuts back with Glen Campbell, Marty Robbins,…

Richard Buckner: Surrounded

• 2013/09/03 • Merge Records • Alternative/Indie Rock, Alt-Country • *Surrounded* | Foundation | Go | Mood | When You Tell Me How It Is “Dying for an opening line.” More rock than country, but the hints are there in the sounds produced by this strong singer-songwriter. Richard Buckner