Music News

Neutral Milk Hotel Needs Your Help

Yes, Neutral Milk Hotel, the Louisiana-bred indie act that's been broken up for a decade, has dispatched an e-mail asking for help. And, since I'm something of an Elephant 6 fan boy, I immediately made a mental pledge to assist in any way I could.

Turns out I'll be voting to save some carousel horses in Massachusetts from the proverbial glue factory. The Paragon, an 81-year-old seaside kiddie ride near Boston, is apparently gorgeous and apparently in dire need of the $100,000 they'll get from winning some contest run by Partners in Preservation. I have no idea what the connection is here, but for the band that wrote "Holland, 1945" I'll do it.

Vote here.

KEEP PHOENIX NEW TIMES FREE... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Martin Cizmar
Contact: Martin Cizmar