Tag Archives: 2020

Listen: Anna Von Hausswolff – “Persefone” [2020]

Not sure how I didn’t post anything standalone about this Anna Von Hausswolf record, All Thoughts Fly, from last year. It was one of my fall staples and now that the weather is creeping back into the lower digits, the album … Continue reading

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Listen: Shoeg – “ES II: Needs Assessment” [2020]

Was recently sent this cool album by Spanish musician Shoeg, 外皮 External Skin, an OST to a fictional RPG. This one’s for all you VGM freaks out there. There’s the regular album version of 外皮 External Skin, but Shoeg has … Continue reading

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Listen: Karima Walker – “Reconstellated” [2020]

Shout out to my friend for putting me onto this upcoming Karima Walker record, Waking The Dreaming Body, out 2/26 via Orindal. The first single, “Reconstellated”, is a gentle, firefly-lit night meditation, gently pulsating with tape-loop synth, reversed guitar lines … Continue reading

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Listen: Faten Kanaan – “The North Wind” [2020]

Got a late night tale for ya. Been really enjoying the new Faten Kanaan album, out now via Fire Records. Expect glacial, cinematic soundscapes that both tap the past for dirge-like melodies, but also peer into the future with technology … Continue reading

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Listen: Katy Kirby – “Traffic!” [2020]

Saw this getting shared around with high velocity on my timeline yesterday and after one listen, I realize why. Katy Kirby is a musician based in Nashville with a debut album on the way, Cool Dry Place via blog-fav label … Continue reading

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Listen: Surprise Chef – “The Limp” [2020]

I feel like we’ve been blessed with a lot of great jazz/funk this year. Seems like it’s become a VERY cool thing to post about on blogs + listen to in playlists. Not gonna lie, I’m in that group! I’ve … Continue reading

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Listen: Badge Époque Ensemble – “Unity (It’s Up To You) (feat. James Baley)” [2020]

A little late on sharing this one, but my favs Badge Époque Ensemble are back with a new single from their upcoming album Self Help, alongside a beautiful claymation video. The song, “Unity (It’s Up To You)” features a returning … Continue reading

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Listen: Better Person – “Hearts On Fire” [2020]

SO much great new music came out today, October 23rd, but I gotta point you to something you might miss: Something To Lose, the fantastic debut album from L.A.-via-Berlin-via Poland musician Better Person (aka Adam Byczkowski), out now via Arbutus. … Continue reading

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Listen: Aluna – “Envious (Kiddy Smile Remix)” [2020]

I’ve been a fan of Aluna (of AlunaGeorge) since the duo dropped their first few singles back in what, 2011? 2012? It’s been a while since I’ve kept tabs on them, but Aluna released her solo debut this year, Renaissance, … Continue reading

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Listen: Gunn-Truscinski Duo – “Valley Spiral” [2020]

One of the best contemporary instrumental pairings over the last decade, Gunn-Truscinski Duo, are releasing their newest album Soundkeeper via Three Lobed Recordings on October 9. If you haven’t heard their 2017 record Bay Head I cannot recommend it enough. Loping guitar lines … Continue reading

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