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Phosphorescent at Club Hell

Phosphorescent at Club Hell

Matthew Houck is eloquent when it comes to ennui. Under the moniker Phosphorescent, the Brooklyn bandleader has displayed an expertise in ethereal - using, say,...
By webteam  |  August 11, 2010

Phosphorescent | Here’s To Taking It Easy

What was once an aching, drowsy fireside croon fest (2007’s Pride ) has taken a blatant leap into hoedown territory on singer/guitarist Matthew Houck’s latest effort.
Dead Oceans (2010)
By CARRIE BATTAN  |  May 14, 2010
Phosphorescent at Jerky's

Phosphorescent at Jerky's

Up 'til now, Matthew Houck has made his eerie, twang-based moves seem somewhat woebegotten. That's a positive: he's eloquent when it comes to ennui. Under...
By webteam  |  May 05, 2010

They Have the Glow

Eerie is in these days. From Bon Iver’s ghostly plaints to the lonesome trills of indie princesses like Larkin Grimm and Meg Baird, slow-moving laments...
By webteam  |  October 14, 2009
Any Questions?: Everything you wanted to know about Phosphorescent, but were afraid to ask.

Any Questions?: Everything you wanted to know about Phosphorescent, but were afraid to ask.

The gentleman pictured above is actually not that guy that keeps hitting up your pr...
By Michael Brodeur  |  February 23, 2009

Phosphorescent | To Willie

No stranger to ragged, defeatist country/folk, Matthew Houck and friends sound right at home on To Willie.
Dead Oceans (2009)
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  February 03, 2009

Music News And Notes: Or, the Phuzz

Depressing cover albums, entertaining Kanye commentary, British alter-egos and iTunes-related woes abound as we at The Phoenix ease ourselves into the new year, one day at...
By Lisa Spinelli  |  January 14, 2009

On with the shows . . .

If freezing your ass off builds character, music fans should prepare to develop way too much character over the next few months.
Winter 2009's got plenty in store