A few years ago, slightly lost in Williamsburg, Va., I went through an unmarked door and into a stranger's living room for an intimate performance by ex-members of early '90s noise/folk/psych act Tower Recordings, guitarist Matt Valentine and his paramour in crime, Erika Elder. Settled on a couch, this small concert was a sensation akin to Alice falling down a rabbit hole. The pair played on 12-string guitar, autoharp, and a slew of other stringed curios, an array of old analog effects capturing their strums and plucks and distending them, creating an infinite sound that filled the living space with... More >>>