If I had to summarize the Dandy Warhols
' career in a single word, "evolution" isn't the one that comes to mind. Most bands that survive past an album or two evolve, but the word implies too linear a course, as though some ultimate goal exists, whereas I'm not convinced that even the Dandy Warhols know exactly where the Dandy Warhols are heading. "Migration" might be a better fit. Like a rocking tribe of homosapiens, the Portland band have been criss-crossing the musical landscape since 1995's Dandy Rule, OK?
, and their latest release is no exception. Earth To The Dandy Warhols
(BTW), the Dandys' most sprawling record to date, seems to take a retrospective view of the groups' journey until this point -- surveys the wilderness, so to speak -- but the Dandys remain anything but sedentary. Keep Reading
- derrick wiest
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