Alexi Glickman always looked down on nonstandard ways of tuning the guitar, seeing them as a kind of cheating. But sometime around 2010, Glickman needed all the help he could get. His band the Botticellis, composed of many longtime friends, had splintered after one acclaimed album. He'd lost a romantic relationship. He was adrift, living in the Sunset, working with friends' projects as a half-hearted way to stay in music, unsure of his own efforts, even... More >>>