Tag Archives: Listen

Listen: Portishead – “Threads” [2008]

Going through a massive Portishead (specifically Third) phase and just wanted to share something quick to hopefully spur someone to listen to the album for the first time or maybe revisit it if they haven’t in a while. “Threads” is the … Continue reading

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Listen: Circuit des Yeux – “Sculpting The Exodus” [2021]

Hard to calculate the excitement I’m feeling towards the release of the forthcoming Circuit des Yeux album, -io, coming October 22 via Matador Records. Our first taste of the record, “Dogma”, definitely felt like a teaser of some large iceberg dwelling … Continue reading

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

A little late on posting this “on time” but you know I would never just dismiss posting about a Mr Twin Sister song. You already know it’s good. Press play and click buy.

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Listen: Natalie Jane Hill – “Orb Weaver” [2021]

Get to know Austin-based singer/songwriter Natalie Jane Hill ahead of the release of her sophomore album, Solely, coming October 29 via Dear Life Records, with this new track “Orb Weaver”, which has some of the hottest finger-picked guitar I’ve heard … Continue reading

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Listen: TOMÁ – “Green” [2021]

Start off your week with a little funk goodness. Austro-Bulgarian producer TOMÁ (aka Tomá Ivanov) just dropped his debut LP ATOM at the end of June (yes – on the paradigm-shifting 6/30 release date – it must be fate), which features … Continue reading

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Listen: Braids – “Taste” [2015]

Was revisiting Braids’ immaculate 2015 synth pop opus Deep In The Iris tonight and was reminded that 1. this record kicks ass and 2. not enough people know about it. “Taste” feels like the lead single despite its five-minute length. It’s … Continue reading

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Listen: Dawn Richard – “Mornin | Streetlights” [2021]

I somehow have not posted about any Dawn Richard singles from her upcoming album Second Line, coming April 30 via Merge Records, but trust and believe I’ve been listening and LOVING. Her newest, “Mornin | Streetlights” shows off her talent for … Continue reading

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Listen: Ben Seretan – “8pm Crickets” [2021]

The past few weeks in NYC have been blessed by the slow, true onset of Spring. No flashes of false spring here folks. It’s been pretty steady, with clear days and generally warmer temperatures. This makes the days of gray … 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: Grouper – “Thanksgiving Song” [2018]

Pretty self-explanatory. Happy Thanksgiving. Think about Native Americans today and what we can do to help them.

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