Tag: Spinner

Communist Daughter tells Spinner about new EP, ‘Lions & Lambs’

When I first wrote about Minneapolis band Communist Daughter for Listen, Dammit, back in 2010, I made a mean-spirited comment about former Son Volt member Dave Boquist, who contributed to Communist Daughter’s breathtaking debut, “Soundtrack to the End.” It didn’t take long for singer Johnny Solomon to send me an e-mail saying he didn’t appreciate it the crack about Boquist.…

Jay Farrar’s Woody Guthrie Album: I Knew Wilco Comparisons Were Inevitable

  Of all the musicians I’ve interviewed over the past decade, I’ve probably spoken with Jay Farrar more than anyone else. We’ve talked about his solo material, Son Volt, Gob Iron, Uncle Tupelo, Jack Kerouac and, now, Woody Guthrie. Farrar’s latest project is “New Multitudes,” a collaboration with Yim Yames of My Morning Jacket, Will Johnson of Centro-matic and Anders…