Category: Music

Oct 25

Autumn Mix

Here’s my 2017 Autumn Mix, inspired by love and leaves and Halloween. 💕 Track List 01 00:00 Tandem Jump – Jonathan Richman 02 02:12 Give Paris One More Chance – Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers 03 05:02 Norrland – Gidge 04 06:49 The Murder Mystery (Closet Mix) – The Velvet Underground 05 14:21 Casket – …

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Sep 28

Video: Aisha Badru – “Mind On Fire”

Aisha Badru has a gorgeous new video for “Mind On Fire,” from Nettwerk Music. The artist describes what the song’s all about on her site: I’m happy to share my first single “Mind On Fire.” This song is a step back from my usual reflections on love. It’s about the revolutionary spirit that dwells inside …

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Sep 28

Video: Belle and Sebastian – “We Were Beautiful”

Belle and Sebastian has a new video for their song “We Were Beautiful,” which was created by Blair Young and filmed by Michael Sherrington, Nick Aiton, and Blair Young. The video was “Filmed throughout Glasgow, from Crookston in the south-west, through the City Centre to Easterhouse and Cranhill.”

Sep 16

Yasuaki Shimizu’s “Music For Commercials” Reissued 30 Years Later

Yasuaki Shimizu’s “Music For Commercials” was first released in 1987, and even though it’s been flying under the radar since, it has garnered some notable attention, including being cited as an influence for Oneohtrix Point Never. The opener, “Tachikawa,” immediately transports the listener to an enigmatic realm full of whish-es and bells, and from that …

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Sep 15

Video: Destroyer – “Tinseltown Swimming in Blood”

I’m always excited when Dan Bejar’s band Destroyer, with their ’80’s vibes and poetic lyrics, introduces a new album. So I was elated to hear some new tracks from their forthcoming album ken, which is set to be released this October 20th. Here is a video for “Tinseltown Swimming in Blood” from ken, available on …

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Aug 19

LCD Soundsystem – “tonite”

LCD Soundsystem – “tonite” from american dream out September 1st.

Aug 09

Jessie Ware – “Midnight”

Jessie Ware has a soulful new song/video, “Midnight,” which was filmed at night on the island of Mallorca, Spain. The video was directed by Tom Beard and produced by Prettybird. I was first introduced to the magic of both Jessie Ware and Sampha in their amazing 2011 duo, “Valentine,” which was directed by Marcus Söderlund:

Aug 03

Yumi Zouma – “December”

Recorded in the band’s home country of New Zealand, “December” is the first song from Yumi Zouma’s upcoming album, Willowbank, set to be released October 6, 2017 on Cascine. Keyboardist/guitarist/vocalist Josh Burgess commented on the band meeting in New Zealand to record the album, “It was as though there was a brief pause in all …

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Jul 08

Watch the Atmospheric “Time” from Tom Adams

Director Leo Plunkett sets the delicate, haunting piano and vocals of Berlin’s Tom Adams to the isolated, incredible terrain of the mountains of Norway in his short film/video for “Time.” “Time” is from the album Silence, available here.

Jun 25

Kedr Livanskiy – “Ariadna”

Kedr Livanskiy has a lovely new track, “Ariadna” (ариадна), from the album of the same name which will be out September 8th. The song was named after the Greek goddess Ariadne, according to her label 2MR, which also had this statement about the artist and her work: Moscow’s Kedr Livanskiy (real name Yana Kedrina) confesses “Synthesizers …

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