Review: Neko Case — Making Bravura Poetry Out of the Friction Between Past and Present

By Bradley Bambarger <2006>

To hear Neko Case’s voice — pure, ringing and resonant of wide-open spaces — is to be transported back, as if her singing were soaring out of some prewar radio tuned to the Grand Ole Opry.

bradley bambarger

bradley bambarger

Longtime music journalist, from Billboard to Gramophone to DownBeat to Medici.tv, etc. Founder/curator of the Sound It Out jazz concert series in New York City.