Looking at the New Jeffrey Lewis Record

Posted on: November 2nd, 2011 at 10:12 am by

Prolific Lower East Side anti-folk artist Jeffrey Lewis is the subject of a recent NPR broadcast, his latest work having appeared on “All Things Considered” with music critic Robert Christgau. The brief three-minute segment was about Lewis’ new long-player, dubbed A Turn in the Dream-Songs, out now on Rough Trade.

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Among other items of note, we learn that Lewis, born in the East Village of 1975, also writes comic books and illustrates the artwork for all his albums; also, his dad was a Brooklyn-born motorcycle mechanic who frequented the social circles of politicos and musicians.  Full segment below:

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