Chazzy Lake – Glasses

Chazzy Lake – Glasses

Chazzy Lake – Glasses In the middle of the nights when she used to play snake and ladders with a man, someone was sobbing helplessly in the deserts. — Lukhman Pambra, My Perverted Thoughts And you may find yourself behind the wheel of a large...
Hayward Williams – Fades Away

Hayward Williams – Fades Away

Hayward Williams – Fades Away Tonight, I feel like my whole body is made out of memories. I’m a mix-tape, a cassette that’s been rewound so many times you can hear the fingerprints smudged on the tape. — Rob Sheffield, Love Is a Mix Tape All...
Matthew Barton – When I Was Young

Matthew Barton – When I Was Young

Matthew Barton – When I Was Young It is really true what philosophy tells us, that life must be understood backwards. But with this, one forgets the second proposition, that it must be lived forwards… Life at any given moment cannot really ever be fully...
Furry Lewis – Judge Harsh Blues

Furry Lewis – Judge Harsh Blues

Furry Lewis – Judge Harsh Blues The Mississippi Delta is a great wedge of alluvial floodplain — the dirt that’s laid down when a river comes out of its banks — that begins just below Memphis, reaches 90 miles across at its widest, then tips out at Vicksburg...
Elizabeth Cotten – Freight Train

Elizabeth Cotten – Freight Train

Elizabeth Cotten – Freight Train I don’t know when I first heard ‘Freight Train.’ I may have heard ‘Freight Train’ when the Chas McDevitt Skiffle Group performed it on the Ed Sullivan Show when I was three months old. The song was a...