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I Saw the Light: A Glorious Noise Contest

I think everyone knows where I stand on Tim Rutili and his gang of urban mountainmen hellbent on rustic pop and grainy images. From his work with Red Red Meat to the collaboration on my pick for 2002’s album of the year from Ugly Casanova, I am a fan through and through. With that, I … Continue reading I Saw the Light: A Glorious Noise Contest

Notes from the Overground: Califone and Wilco in Ann Arbor

Wilco and Califone at the Michigan Theater, October 25, 2002 Having never heard Califone, and knowing that GloNo‘s Derek Phillips had interviewed the band’s Tim Rutili, before going to Ann Arbor to see the show, I asked him what I should expect. He replied, “slow, blues-based weirdness. Strange melodies and lyrics.” I checked out the … Continue reading Notes from the Overground: Califone and Wilco in Ann Arbor

Glorious Noise Interview with Califone’s Tim Rutili

Glorious Noise Interview 10 Questions for Califone’s Tim Rutili By Derek Phillips Since the early 90s, Tim Rutili has been crafting his own brand of “rustic pop.” From Red Red Meat to his current band, Califone, Rutili has developed a style of songwriting at once haunting and hummable. The following is an email interview with … Continue reading Glorious Noise Interview with Califone’s Tim Rutili