Over the Rhine, The Long Surrender: Track 2, “The Sharpest Blade”

Here is the second part in my review of Over the Rhine's The Long Surrender. (Part One, "The Laugh of Recognition," is here.)Thanks for your patience. I told you I was going to take my time and do this right. Here goes... … [Read more...]

“Learning not to white-knuckle everything”

No Depression posts notes on the new Over the Rhine album: “With The Long Surrender, our vision was to make a record we couldn’t imagine in advance,” says Detweiler. “We wanted to be surprised. We wanted to remain open, let the record unfold in real time. Fortunately, Joe loves to be surprised as well.” … [Read more...]