Staff Picks: August

America Give Up

James Brightman Senior Contributor Artist: Eugene McGuinness Album: The Invitation to the Voyage Comments: Inspired by 60s music, fashion and sensibilities (combined with an uncaring 21st century brutality), Eugene McGuinness’ second solo album is frighteningly brilliant. Complete with artery-severing hooks and toe-tapping interludes, The Invitation to the Voyage is a dream in a plastic case. [...]