Ryan Leas
Ryan Leas
Features Writer @stereogumSource
New York City, NY
CRITIC
img-contested
N/A
0 reviews
PUBLIC
img-contested
N/A
0 reviews

RECENT ARTICLES

Sort by:
No Rating
We\\\'ve Got A File On You: Mark Mothersbaugh

We\\\'ve Got A File On You: Mark Mothersbaugh

Over 50 years ago, Mark Mothersbaugh met Jerry Casale at Kent State, and the origin story of Devo began. It would take most of the ’70s, but eventually Devo arrived as a bizarre, ground-breaking band. You could lump them in with the post-punk and new wave movements, but they were always an aberration — a couple of guys from Ohio, making weirdo art-punk with brainy theory and cartoonish elements alike — to the point that over the decades many people haven’t known quite what to do with them, even as they’re also regarded as one of the more important bands of their time.Devo are still around —...

Apr 14
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Father John Misty\'s debut \'Fear Fun\' came out 10 years ago

Father John Misty\'s debut \'Fear Fun\' came out 10 years ago

Sub Pop/Bella Union2012Sub Pop/Bella Union2012Josh Tillman was having a surreal moment. A couple weeks ago, he was performing the first of two Thursday night sets celebrating the release of his fifth Father John Misty album, . Looking out the window of the Rainbow Room — that old Rockefeller Center club towering over Manhattan, now implausibly the site of New York’s Rough Trade shows — he pointed to the glittering lights of the city and asked “…Chrysler Building or Empire State?” He explained he’d gone someplace else during that last song, that he took in his surroundings and a...

Apr 29
Share
Save
Review
  • Total 2 items
  • 1
OUTLETS
stereogum.com

stereogum.com

CRITIC
img-contested
N/A
PUBLIC
img-trusted
91%