Normal History Vol. 486: The Art Of David Lester

Every Saturday, we’ll be posting a new illustration by David Lester. The Mecca Normal guitarist is visually documenting people, places and events from his band’s 34-year run, with text by vocalist Jean Smith.

“Don’t let her words completely overshadow their deeds.” —Illustrated Amateur essay arguing that Mecca Normal ought to be discussed amongst the avant-rock greats

“Alibi” from Sitting On Snaps (Matador, 1995) (download):