It may be a misnomer to call Neko Case a LadyScout. It’s not that she doesn’t uphold the ideals: she’s fantastic and talented and smart and fully grown. We’re just a little concerned about the “lady” part. Neko has been an animal (although you’re an animal too), a man-man-man man-man-maneater, and a tornado, amongst other things, and she has hopes of being the moon tonight, so we don’t want to hem her in. Of course, what these masterful metaphors do is articulate uniquely feminine desire so perfectly that it feels like she synthesized your high school diary into something beautiful. She’s messy and all-encompassing and feral and dangerous. So, yeah, I guess she’s a lady through and through. More
Topic: The New Pornographers
It’s Canada Day. On this sacred holiday, we eat maple leaf cookies, wear red and white things, and ogle attractive men from the Great White North. Here are some ogle-worthy subjects if you need a hand.