August 4, 2010

Curtains / Triangle Quantico

Ugly couches’re like ugly dogs: they’re everywhere and they have a certain quirky charm. Maybe you’d prefer a pretty dog or a clean, lovely couch…you don’t know; it hasn’t come up. You feel lucky to rest your head on somethingRead more

Posted in: music, Throwing Muses, words

June 28, 2010

Lazy Eye

I had a seizure one night, when I was a teenager, on the front step of Store 24 on Thayer Street in Providence. I was talking to my friend Mark and drinking a Coke, watching cars drive by, and then … Read more

Posted in: music, Throwing Muses, words

May 26, 2010

Swollen

Swollen is Marilyn Munster; the last “normal” Throwing Muses song. This is, of course, just a demo, but you can tell she wears trim blouses and pumps, smiles politely and probably only eats animals that don’t have two heads. It … Read more

Posted in: music, Throwing Muses, words

April 26, 2010

Freesia

A New York song, “Freesia” took elements from a walk back to our apartment in 1990 and a middle-of-the-night phone call with a friend this year. One image bright and hot and bendy; the other cold, haunting and rigid. Our … Read more

Posted in: music, Throwing Muses, words

March 30, 2010

Terra Nova

Our big, fat tour bus was sitting in highway traffic somewhere in the South. The kind of traffic jam where people get so bored and hot that they spill out of the cars to share cigarettes, conversation and thermoses full … Read more

Posted in: music, Throwing Muses, words

March 17, 2010

New Orleans is a Good City

New Orleans is a good city to cry in, I guess. It’s messed up and overflowing, like I am right now. I don’t like to cry in front of people – or at all – but walking my dog at … Read more

Posted in: words

March 11, 2010

Welcome…

Welcome to a work in progress. As you can see, we’ve made some significant changes to the site, thanks to Jesse von Doom and Tine Hughes. Over the coming weeks and months, the new site will continue to evolve. Thanks … Read more

Posted in: words

March 1, 2010

Milan

More than one night up all night with a song and I sorta lose patience. ‘Cause the kids still get up every morning and the pancakes aren’t gonna make themselves and blinking sandpaper eyelids is distracting, to say the least. … Read more

Posted in: music, Throwing Muses, words

January 19, 2010

Sunray Venus

The band I started when I was fourteen, Throwing Muses, never broke up. We never suffered “creative differences,” we didn’t get complacent and sucky; we’ve always adored each other and were driven to play good music together. But touring and … Read more

Posted in: music, Throwing Muses, words

December 23, 2009

Mississippi Kite (Master)

Now that my new record, “Crooked,” is recorded, mixed and mastered, we’re re-launching my CASH page, compiling the two series of songs I’ve released via CASHMusic.org, along with lyrics, essays, artwork and stems. If you’re a Strange Angel subscriber, … Read more

Posted in: Kristin Hersh, words

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