Pickathon’s must-see artists and the best stages to see them on.
If the buzz around town is any indication, this is the
most anticipated Pickathon in a long time, maybe ever. Incidentally, it
is also perhaps the least rootsy lineup the festival has put togeth
Dan Bejar’s longtime musical project,
Destroyer, has gone through many permutations, from edgy, drip-dry pop
to motorik showtunes written on MIDI synths. For 2011’s Kaputt,
Bejar and company
Dan Bejar is an incredible songwriter. Though he's quick to say that he's bored with instruments or that he recorded most of the vocals for his new album while he was fixing a sandwich, there's no denying that Bejar's sharp, twisting songs require a lot of effort. On email, however, Bejar is quick and to the point—which led me to combine my love for his lyrics and write about the "Destroyer drinking ...