The My Spilt Milk Podcast Navigates Hurray for the Riff Raff

Recently, Hurray for the Riff Raff released the band’s new album, The Navigator, and as usual, it presents an act in transition. The only constant in the group is singer and songwriter Alynda Lee Segarra, and although she’s a New Orleans resident, it’s very much an album focused on the New York City that she grew up in.

Riff Raff, Night Vale, and World Cup Consolation

All the Cat Powers When Alison Fensterstock wrote about Hurray for the Riff Raff’s appearance on Late Night with David Letterman, a commenter at Nola.com wrote, “One of the most overrated groups out there (how many Cat Power-lite singers are too many?), but this is admittedly a nice arrangement.” I’ll take all the Cat Power-lite singers who can write songs as bold as “The Body Electric.” Americana bands rarely suffer from a surplus of nerve, and fewer ask a ce

Hurray for the Neighbors

In 2012, Hurray for the Riff Raff recorded My Dearest, Darkest Neighbor to help pay for the release of Look Out Mama. The stripped-down collection of covers was a premium for contributors to the Look Out Mama Kickstarter campaign. Now, the album has found a second life. It will be released through iTunes and other online retailers July 1 by Mod Mobilian/This is American Music.

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