M.C. Taylor's last band, the Court and Spark, developed a strong cult following in San Francisco. Over four excellent albums, the group confounded critics with a blend of rock, country, and ambient textures that fell somewhere between cinematic folk noir and atmospheric cabaret. Taylor headed east after the breakup of the band to attend the University of North Carolina's folklore program. "I also wanted to live in the woods," he explains, speaking by phone from his new home near Chapel Hill. "I wanted to give myself some time to study and... More >>>