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Calendar, Night&Day Discover Worlds of Wonder

Discover Worlds of Wonder

The best concert ever took place on Seabright Beach near Santa Cruz in the late 1990s. The lineup was Little Wings, Phil Elverum (who back then was not called Mount Eerie but the Microphones), and Karl Blau. Having set up…
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Calendar, Night&Day

This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

Wednesday, October 6, 2004 Texas columnist Molly Ivins has been compared to Dorothy Parker more times than George Herbert Walker Bush ever shot at grammar and missed, and it's an apt comparison. But the literary witticisms of the urbane Miss…
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Music, The Microphones

The Microphones

As the main project of K's resident recording engineer, Phil Elvrum, the Microphones have always been half song and half studio experiment -- juxtaposing sweet singing and delicate pop arrangements against blasts of guitar noise and tape manipulation in a…
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Music, Psychotic Reaction

Psychotic Reaction

In 1984, the Replacements swiped the title for their fourth album from the Beatles. To some this was considered heresy, an act akin to Philip Roth titling a novel The Bible. But there was a method to the Minneapolis band's…
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