The Twilight Singers will perform two songs on Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) tonight. Joseph Arthur will be sitting in with the band. Updated: Video posted below of “On the Corner.”
3.5/5 – Calgary Herald Dulli, older, wiser, but still singing of the primordial subjects of all those fears and hungers facing man since time immemorial.
7.2/10 – Undertheradar.co.nz Dynamite Steps is an intoxicating if ominous ride through a lifetime of highs and lows, reflections on life and death, and the redemptive power of music.
Hecklerspray.com | The Afghan Whigs The same passion that ignites the candle flame on the dinner table at the start of the relationship, and then burns the house down in a whisky-soaked fury at the end.
Dulli Interview – RTÉ Ten “I lie all the time!” Dulli says by way of defence of his spinning skills and determination to keep some mystery about his work. “When someone asks me [about an album] that far in advance… I got a call and the label was like, ‘Will you talk to this person?’ And I’m like, ‘About what?! I’d be speaking in the abstract!’ No disrespect to the person I talked to, but I was probably just having a good time. I mean,…
Great interview with Greg Dulli by Amy Wuelfing. Well worth your time (and straining your eyes for the PDF). Ghettoblaster Interview (PDF)
Adequacy.net Dulli is on his greatest winning streak since the Afghan Whigs disbanded. The album sways and moves in ways we haven’t seen since 1998′s 1965. Dynamite Steps sits comfortably in his canon, and that is perhaps the perfect compliment.
New Zealand Herald – 4/5 …an impressively cathartic quality which could find favour with both Grinderman fans and literate death metallers.
3 1/2 stars (out of 4) | Madison.com But on the fifth album released under the Twilight banner, the crew finally comes fully into their own, delivering a dense, dark masterwork that can stand proudly alongside anything released by the Whigs. – Andy Downing
Newsday.com – Subscription Required GRADE A BOTTOM LINE Another masterful look at the dark end of the street. … “Dynamite Steps” shows why Dulli is one of the raresongwriters who gets better with age and has set the bar for 2011’s album of the year very, very high.