Fol Chen, as eyesWe like weird when it's done right, and Highland Park art-rock sextet Fol Chen almost always does it right.
The Asthmatic Kitty-signed group, which shares a couple of members part-time with the Liars, dropped its challenging-yet-funky sophomore LP, Part II: The New December ... More >>
File under: the world is a deeply weird place.
Here's a little theme song for the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajokull ("pronounced ay-uh-fyat-luh-yoe-kuutl-ul") sung by Eliza Geirsdottir Newman and her magical ukelele (or toy guitar--we can't really tell).
Adding to the weirdness, it comes to us co ... More >>
The airplanes over Europe may be lifting along with the volcanic ash cloud -- although perhaps not for long -- but the jammed airways have meant that not only travelers have been held up, but many products as well. Exports of Norwegian salmon and Icelandic fresh fish have been curtailed or halted, c ... More >>