Whether you get a true glimpse of the innards Elvis Perkins in the NPR interview he did prior to the SXSW music festival…or simply a glimpse of a genuine soul shining bright, his music blazes for all to see the love and sorrow and gratitude he has for his origins. How to take loss and grief and make it something hearty and tangible, worthy of being carried around in your breast pocket, close to your heart. I felt as if I could see this man thinking AND feeling through his music. I was casually looking through a magazine, listening, when the word PURVEYOR climbs off the page into my line of sight. He is a purveyor of something real, something true. I will add his voice to those in my head.