In Love Drunk's 110th session, Dan McCarthy of McCarthy Trenching performs "29," in his Dundee-area living room.
Dan McCarthy covers a song by Bill Hoover, the artist whose work graces the cover of McCarthy Trenching's "Plays the Piano." It's the first of three videos from Omaha's Take Cover concert.
If the packed house at The Sydney last Friday obscured your view, here are some closeups of Take Cover performers. See photos of the night's musicians who paid homage to fellow Nebraskans.
Dan McCarthy of McCarthy Trenching says, "I love this record. I love this band. They are friends of mine, and I'm not trying to be objective." Read on for his thoughts on Big Harp's "Chain Letters."
Dan McCarthy bought Dorothy Lynch to inspire him to finish his new record, "Plays the Piano." He says, "If the 'best before' date is Monday, I should give this shit away quick." Need explanation? Read on.
Dan McCarthy talks about his 10 or so bands, his work as a hired hand and his forthcoming album with McCarthy Trenching, "Plays the Piano" in this interview with We Are All Portals.
The Super Furry Animals frontman's Omaha stop featured an impromptu performance by Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst and lots of storytelling, which HN contributor Neal Obermeyer captures here.
Eric Nyffeler can mark exactly when he knew what he wanted to do. He tells McCarthy Trenching's Dan McCarthy the story here, along with more on his Doe Eyed design studio.
Dan McCarthy came to know ragtime, as many do, through The Sting. Now, some years later, he's preparing a record of ragtime tunes for October.
No, Dan McCarthy doesn't condone horse-icide. He's just picking scabs to see his new record.