The Pain Train
Jan 2011 | vol 3
Title Type author Comments
Feature Interview - Fred Eaglesmith (Part 1)Discussing music, heartbreak, and the nature of the artistic process with one of the most prolific songwriters of our time. Feature Adam Caress 0
Blood on the TracksBob Dylan is driving through the Florida Everglades in the car that Bob Dylan drives when he is going to visit Neil Young to get Neil Young's opinion. Feature Philip Francis 5
2010: The Year in Music2010 was a bang-up--downright skookum--year for music. It took us from the Suburbs to the planet of the Archandroid. Staff picks--and warm drinks--inside. Feature The Mule 9
Feature Interview - Fred Eaglesmith (Part 2)Discussing country music, poverty, agriculture, and the commercialization of art with a legendary singer/songwriter. Feature Adam Caress 2
Artist In Residence - January 2011 - Fred EaglesmithFred Eaglesmith has followed his muse and the music to wherever it has taken him since he left the family farm at age 15 to pursue the hitchhiking and freight-hopping trail of a traveling troubadour. He has forged one of the most distinguished and unique independent careers in popular music from the grassroots upwards. Artist In Residence The Mule 1
A Tear In My BeerPairing the Hank Williams classic with the saddest of all beers Column Dharma Sawyer 4
Top UK Albums of 2010It was the year of Imelda Marcos, the godfather of electronic music, and a thing called Gorillaz. Column Jay Nee 1
Fred Eaglesmith in Concert, Dec 9, 2010It is a cold December evening at The Iron Horse in Northampton, MA and Fred's got a story to tell. Column Adam Caress 0
Catching Up on Mad MenAfter years of Don Draper’s moral failings why does America still love the man? More specifically, why do I? Column Chris Madin 10
The Jayhawks - Sound of LiesJumping into the abyss: frightened, exhilarated and smiling the whole way down. Review Josh Caress 1
Destroyer - KaputtNew Pornographer Bejar airs out guilty 80s pleasures Review Andrew Lane-Lawless 0
The Decemberists - The King is DeadIn unlikely turn of events, former rock opéra bouffe nerds release 1st essential record of 2011. Review Josh Caress 1
Fred Eaglesmith - Things is Changin'A flawless combination of pain, rurality, and what it means to be human. Review Adam Caress 0
Kanye West - 808s & HeartbreakKanye puts aside the “Flashing Lights” and bears his heart--auto-tuned, of course. Review Maeghan Ouimet 0
Jonsi - GoThis is Jonsi in flesh and blood, a pristine record that refuses to let us take life for granted. Review Josh Caress 2
Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyKanye is constantly finding ways to make mainstream rap weirder, and thank god for that. Review Scott Koerwer 1
Heartbreak Songs Filter Philip Francis 0
Top 10 Female Swedish Artists Filter Maja Alderin 1
Black Swan Filter Luke Dennis 0
Top 10 Heartbreak Films Filter Marsha Dunn 0
A 2010 Playlist Filter Josh Caress 0