Tag Archives: Listen

Listen: Wet – “Blades of Grass” [2021]

After sitting on it for months, I’m so happy to be able to share this song “Blades of Grass” off of Wet’s new self-released album Letter Blue. The whole album is good and a return to form for the band, or … Continue reading

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Listen: Central Heat Exchange – “Cold” [2021]

Wanted to feature Chicago band Central Heat Exchange, which I found while trawling through the releases of September 2021. Really dug the track “Cold”, that has some crushing distorted guitars + percussion mixed with dreamy background vocals and dream pop … Continue reading

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Listen: Mr Twin Sister – “Ballarino” [2021]

REJOICE! Mr Twin Sister have slated the release of a new album, Al Mundo Azul, coming November 19. If you’re new to the blog, MTS has been one of my top favorite bands since their 2014 self-titled record, which also made … Continue reading

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Listen: älägator – “Haluan Herätä” [2021]

Shout out to my friend David who shared something about this band on his IG story + who always has a finger on the pulse of great new (and old, let’s be real) dream pop that flies completely under the … Continue reading

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Listen: Anz – “You Could Be (feat. George Riley)” [2021]

Would be remiss if I didn’t feature this new Anz single (not the newest one, mind you – that’s “Real Enough To Feel Good”) – it’s been one of my favorite songs of the year so far. So catchy + … Continue reading

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Listen: DJ Seinfeld – “Tell Me One More Time” [2021]

DJ Seinfeld has mostly shucked his pigeonholing “lo-fi house” aesthetic that rocketed him to popularity in the late 10s on his great new album Mirrors (out now via Ninja Tune) but he maintains some of the crackly, R&B vocal sampling, percussive piano … Continue reading

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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: Richard Hawley – “Coles Corner” [2005]

In the last week I’ve been strangely obsessed with listening to albums from 2005. I think it was spurred by a craving for Broken Social Scene’s self-titled record from that year, which led me to looking back at Pitchfork’s Best … Continue reading

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Listen: Mike Etten – “Saints” [2021]

This Friday (Oct. 1), Mike Etten (PC Worship, Dougie Poole band) is releasing his debut solo album, Love Wash, via Dull Tools. I wasn’t familiar with Etten prior to getting the LP, but checking out a few of the tracks on here I’m definitely digging the whispery, psychedelic blues folk that sounds at home in an old forest cemetery or desert ruin.  Continue reading

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Listen: Nate Mercereau – “Absolute Sensitivity” [2021]

Composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist, all-around sonic wizard Nate Mercereau has released his new album SUNDAYS today (Sept. 24) via How So / Nice Life Recordings, and if you’re in need for something to take you on a journey – this will be just … Continue reading

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