Word on the street has it that the blues never influenced Doug Martsch until a couple of years ago, when he heard an Alan Lomax recording of Fred Macdowell playing "Woke Up This Morning (With My Mind on Jesus)." Whereupon, the rumor goes, the erstwhile Built to Spill front man set about seeing what he could do with some finger picks, open guitar tuning and a bagful of woe,... More >>>