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RIP Vic Chesnutt

His career spanned two decades and included collaborations with some of today’s most cherished musicians, indie and mainstream alike. Vic Chesnutt died on Christmas Day after rumors of his death spread across the blogosphere and Twitter. He was 45. According to the New York Times art blog, Chesnutt was in a coma after overdosing on… Continue reading RIP Vic Chesnutt

Album Reviews

Vic Chesnutt: Skitter On Take-Off [Album Review]

Vic Chesnutt is a pretty remarkable musician. His distinctive voice and folk guitar styling is par none, and he is often accompanied by the most notable of artists no matter what the genre. Chesnutt recently released just such an album called At The Cut which featured Guy Picciotto (Fugazi) and members of Godspeed You! Black… Continue reading Vic Chesnutt: Skitter On Take-Off [Album Review]

Song Reviews

Vic Chesnutt: Philip Guston [Track Review]

Listening to “Philip Guston”, the latest from Vic Chesnutt off his forthcoming LP At The Cut, one is treated with an array of sounds that break free of the standard folk mold to include some fairly in-your-face rock. From the opening minimal two-chord distorted guitar riff, to the epic crescendo that builds throughout the track,… Continue reading Vic Chesnutt: Philip Guston [Track Review]