(After) is a live recording between the release of Mount Eerie's previous two albums, A Crow Looked At Me, an album-length elegy recounting the time surrounding the passing of his wife Geneviève Castrée, and the subsequent Now Only, which hits more as a collection of vignettes and meditations about his life with his wife before, during, and after his time with her.
Everyone’s favorite music clusterfuck, best known as SXSW is upon us… in about five months and the first announcement of officially selected bands has arrived. Despite the annual extravaganza’s shortcomings, we like to think that SXSW can be a great time with friends from around the world in the Texas sun if you do it right.
The album is a serious kicker as it contains jostling melodies, lyrical webs, and delightful fuzz. The majority of Slothrust’s songs start with offering you a small bite, and once you figure out you want to taste all the flavors, you wait around for a couple of seconds and fill up on the whole meal.