Deerhunter have made a science fiction album about the present. Hip hop was a liberated musical culture that challenged the notions presented wholesale about the African-American experience. What they spend their time doing instead is reinventing their approach to microphones, the harpsichord, the drum kit, the electromechanical and synthetic sounds of keyboards.
Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared? #ad - What is popular music today a reaction to? Deerhunter- why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared? From the opening harpsichord and piano figures of Death in Midsummer, it is impossible to tell where the record came from. It comes home, restructures itself and goes back to bed to avoid the bad news. It gets up, walks around, it records itself in several strategic geographic points across north america.
The result is as thrilling, haunting, and unpredictable as anything in their roughly 15 year career. Is no one’s sleeping an outtake of an aborted Kinks recording session in 1977 Berlin with Eno producing? No. Is it needed right now? Is it relevant? Perhaps only to a small audience.
Remind Me TomorrowJAGJAGUWAR #ad - The breadth of van etten's new passions have inflected Remind Me Tomorrow with a wise, warped-time perspective. Originally a piano ballad, "Comeback Kid" evolved into a dark, menacing anthem. 2019 release. Seventeen" began as a lucinda Williams-esque dirge, but winds up a star-spangled nod to Springsteen, exploring gentrification and generational patience.
Sharon van etten- Remind Me Tomorrow. Van etten also had a child, and began studying psychology. In the scraps of hours between these endeavors, Remind Me Tomorrow was born. She explains, a singer, "i want to be a mom, I have a stain on my shirt, but yeah, an actress, go to school, oatmeal in my hair. Working with producer john Congleton, deep drones, Remind Me Tomorrow reveals piano keys that churn, distinctive sharp drums.
Remind Me Tomorrow #ad - I feel like a mess, but I'm here. Doing it. In the four years since are we there, van etten guest-starred in the oa, performed in David Lynch's Twin Peaks revival, and wrote her first film score and song for TV - for Kathering Dieckmann's Strange Weather Tig Notaro's show Tig, respectively. This record is about pursuing your passions.
This is remind me tomorrow, fusing a pained attentive realism and radiant lightness about new loves. Remind me Tomorrow was written in stolen time.
ANIMA -2LP 12" album, 33 rpmXL Recordings #ad - A ‘one-reeler’ film, also entitled ANIMA, is available to watch exclusively via Netflix worldwide from midnight 27th June. Thom yorke- Anima. Made by paul thomas anderson to music from Thom’s album, the one-reeler has a run time of approximately 14 minutes. The album features 9 tracks, with an extra track exclusively on vinyl.
. Sharon van etten- Remind Me Tomorrow. Thom yorke’s new album anima released summer 2109 was written by Thom Yorke and produced by Nigel Godrich.
Shepherd In a Sheepskin VestDrag City #ad - His roving humanism, looking forward and back with an astonishing mixture wry detachment and deep soul, is just the tonic for nations starving for good news from an old friend. The music is lovely dreamlike Americana stripped to the bone, as only Bill Callahan can. Bill callahan- Shepherd In A Sheepskin Vest.
Sharon van etten- Remind Me Tomorrow. Thom yorke- Anima. Bill callahan is back from the pasture with a flock of new tunes for the first time in six years.
WarmdBpm Records #ad - Jeff’s long-awaited memoir, let’s go so We Can Get Back: A Memoir of Recording and Discording with Wilco, Etc. Is out november 13th via Dutton Sharon van etten- Remind Me Tomorrow. The incredible liner notes for WARM were written by George Saunders. Warm follows the acoustic retrospective release, Together at Last 2017, and Wilco’s 2016 album, Schmilco.
. Jeff tweedy will release, warm, a solo album of all new material on November 30th via dBpm Records. Thom yorke- Anima. Warm was produced and recorded entirely by jeff at chicago’s now legendary studio, The Loft with help from some of his usual collaborators – Spencer Tweedy, Glenn Kotche and Tom Schick.
Warm #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Bill callahan- Shepherd In A Sheepskin Vest.
Groove DeniedMatador Records B07MWQWXWH #ad - It finds stephen in a playful, exploratory mode – recorded by himself in Oregon; Malkmus plays bass, drum machines, organ, a Roland 2080 and a Memorymoog alongside other instruments interspersed with loops and vocal effects. His first album as a solo artist since 2001, Groove Denied is a fine companion to Sparkle Hard, echoing the experimentation Auto-Tune, genre-dabbling found there.
Sharon van etten- Remind Me Tomorrow. Shrink-wrapped. Bill callahan- Shepherd In A Sheepskin Vest. Groove denied was written in berlin and Oregon between Malkmus’ soundtrack to the Netflix series Flaked and Sparkle Hard. Stephen malkmus Pavement- Groove Denied. Thom yorke- Anima. Following hot on the heels of 2018’s Sparkle Hard comes Groove Denied, the rejected album Stephen has been telling everyone about.
I,IJagjaguwar #ad - Shrink-wrapped. The autumn of bon iver is a celebration of self-acceptance and gratitude, bolstered by community and delivering the bounty of an infinite American music. Sharon van etten- Remind Me Tomorrow. The sales and accolades are well-known - multiple Gold albums, multiple Grammys, chart-topping collaborations and festival headlines.
Vinyl LP pressing. Shrink-wrapped. Here, the music - and band, and themes, and creative space - are bigger than ever. 2019 release, bon iver's most expansive, joyful and generous album to date. Bill callahan- Shepherd In A Sheepskin Vest. Vernon has always been a master collaborator, i that desire becomes maximal, and on i, with guests ranging from Moses Sumney and Bruce Hornsby to Wye Oak's Jenn Wasner and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus.
I,I #ad - If for emma, ruminative, "crazy energy" summer record, a million, forever ago was the crisp, a blistering, i, i completes the cycle: a fall record; Autumn-colored, heart-strung isolation of a northern Winter; Bon Iver the rise and whirr of burgeoning Spring; and 22, steeped. From the boundaries of folk, to production work for others, to the rules of autotune, Bon Iver's fingerprint finds it's way across the mainstream every time.
But even more significantly, with each release Bon Iver quietly shifts the state of modern music. Stephen malkmus Pavement- Groove Denied. Thom yorke- Anima.
Gallipoli4AD #ad - Gallipoli, started life when zach condon returned to his old Farfisa organ, the same one he used to write his first two albums, Beirut’s fifth album, Gulag Orkestar 2006 and The Flying Club Cup 2007. After stints writing and recording in both new york and berlin, with time for Zach to recover from a broken arm factored in, band plus producer Gabe Wax Speedy Ortiz, Soccer Mommy, Adrianne Lenker / Big Thief headed to Puglia in Italy to finish the album.
Inspired by the surroundings, alive with an energy that is further enhanced by every creak and groan of their instruments, Gallipoli is unintentionally more visceral than Beirut’s more recent albums, every detuned note, and all amp buzz and technical malfunction being left in the cracks of the songs.
Gallipoli #ad - . Shrink-wrapped. Stephen malkmus Pavement- Groove Denied. Shrink-wrapped. With the remote rural setting “the right amount of isolated”, an intense month of 12 to 16-hour days in the studio with day trips around the coastline followed. Thom yorke- Anima. Shrink-wrapped. Sharon van etten- Remind Me Tomorrow. Bill callahan- Shepherd In A Sheepskin Vest.
U.F.O.F.4AD #ad - Was recorded in rural western Washington at Bear Creek Studios. Thom yorke- Anima. Having already lived these songs on tour, they were relaxed and ready to experiment. Their songs represent an emotional bravery and realness that weaves intimate relationships with the listener, a phenomenon that has made them one of the most widely-respected bands of the current era.
The raw material came quickly. The completed palette feels classic, upfront and honest, with an occasional, welcome glimpse into the magic box. The new york-based band, has spent the last 4 years on an incessant world tour, featuring Adrianne Lenker guitar, Max Oleartchik bass, Buck Meek guitar, and James Krivchenia drums, vocals, winning the devotion of an enthusiastic and rapidly expanding audience.
U.F.O.F. #ad - Bill callahan- Shepherd In A Sheepskin Vest. Sharon van etten- Remind Me Tomorrow. U. F. O. F. Is the name of the highly anticipated third record by Big Thief, F standing for ‘Friend’, set to be released by 4AD on May 3rd. Shrink-wrapped.
Titanic RisingSub Pop Records #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Big thief- u. F. O. F. Weyes blood- Titanic Rising. Shared myths are part of our psychology and survival, ” she says. Shrink-wrapped. Bill callahan- Shepherd In A Sheepskin Vest. Listen closely to titanic rising, and you’ll also hear the jazz of Hoagy Carmichael mingle with the artful mysticism of Alejandro Jodorowsky and the monomyth of scholar Joseph Campbell.
Something to believe, ” a confessional that makes judicious use of the slide guitar, touches on that cosmological upbringing. The clarity of Bob Seger is unmistakable. I just try to do that in a way that uses abstract imagery as well. The weyes blood frontwoman grew up singing in gospel and madrigal choirs.
Titanic Rising #ad - Her observations play out in an ethereal saunter: far more meditative than cynical. The phantom zone, the parallax, the upside down—there is a rich cultural history of exploring in-between places. In my mind my music feels so big, a true production. The latter captures the album’s willful expansiveness “You can tell there’s not a guy pulling the strings in Enya’s studio, ” she notes, admiringly.
There have been moments where I felt very existential and lost. As a kid, she filled that void with Titanic.
Halcyon Digest4AD #ad - Bill callahan- Shepherd In A Sheepskin Vest. Thom yorke- Anima. Halcyon digest is deerhunter's fourth album and their first to be released on 4AD worldwide. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Big thief- u. F. O. F. Weyes blood- Titanic Rising. Shrink-wrapped. Stephen malkmus Pavement- Groove Denied. Ships in certified Frustration-Free Packaging.
Sharon van etten- Remind Me Tomorrow. The album was recorded in at chase park transduction studios in Deerhunter's hometown of Athens, GA with the band self-producing and Ben Allen enlisted to mix it he also worked on Animal Collective's Merriweather Post Pavillion.