Posts Tagged ‘from the headphones’

new favorite album + new favorite song // Small Black : “New Chain” + Photojournalist

new favorite album + new favorite song // Small Black : “New Chain” + Photojournalist

Small Black // “New Chain” : 2010.10.25 genre noise bliss pop punk sounds like glass helicopter rides through sun rays. the punks are taking ecstasy. broken glass being vacuumed in slow motion. mixed media gallery show opening party. beach pop delayed through thick atmosphere. new year’s eve 2025. notes music as art as music. verdict […]


new favorite album // Wild Nothing : “Gemini”

new favorite album // Wild Nothing : "Gemini"

Wild Nothing // “Gemini” : 2010.05.25 genre jangle brit pop sounds like bike rides through fern forests. John Hughes proms. casettes from ’86. stargazing and sprinklers. Manchester alleys.  May Day heat lightning. notes proving once again that derivative is not a bad thing. verdict blissfully in love. see also this superb Kate Bush cover


new favorite album // Wavves : “King of the Beach”

new favorite album // Wavves : "King of the Beach"

Wavves // “King of the Beach” : 2010.06.13 : Fat Possum genre psych pop power punk sounds like resting your head on the sea bed of nails.  flight of the navigator space wars. bmx spraypaint. white album noise pop.  supersonic sleighbells.  helium high fives. notes if it takes a nervous breakdown to make an album […]


from the headphones // Race Horses

For those who love Supergrass but wish it had more Beatles more Jarvis and more Welsh.


new favorite album // Twin Sister : “Color Your Life” / “Alternates”

new favorite album // Twin Sister : "Color Your Life" / "Alternates"

Twin Sister // “Color Your Life” / “Alternates” : 2010.03.30 genre avant folk pop sounds like philosophy on a cereal box and a walk on slippery rocks. ice cream on the sleeping porch.  ghosts in the graveyard.  fireflies at dusk.  miniature light shows. notes these guys and gals are not only sharing their music, they’re […]


new favorite album // Morning Benders : “Big Echo”

new favorite album // Morning Benders : "Big Echo"

The Morning Benders // “Big Echo” : 2010.03.09 : Rough Trade genre power baroque sounds like wall of Roccoco.  air conditioning and soft carpet.  calling for the captain ashore.  tea kettle whistles, water glass percussion and kitchen sink acoustics. a platter of ripe fruit. notes I don’t feel I’m being over the top when I […]


from the headphones: cymbals eat guitars "why there are mountains"

cymbals eat guitars why there are mountains genre noisegaze pop punk sounds like (forgive me) pavement covering modest mouse, built to spill and deerhunter at the same time. rainbow bunnies hopping through overgrown weeds. white noise surfing. flying in and out of thunderstorms in an atmospheric airport lounge.  glittery topographical scrapbook maps. the moments halfway […]


from the headphones: cymbals eat guitars “why there are mountains”

cymbals eat guitars why there are mountains genre noisegaze pop punk sounds like (forgive me) pavement covering modest mouse, built to spill and deerhunter at the same time. rainbow bunnies hopping through overgrown weeds. white noise surfing. flying in and out of thunderstorms in an atmospheric airport lounge.  glittery topographical scrapbook maps. the moments halfway […]


new favorite album // Grizzly Bear : “Veckatimest”

grizzly bear veckatimest genre folk space pop sounds like gossamar architecture. prog rock angels. a massive mountain at sunset. playing in the church lawn. notes best album cover I’ve seen in a long time. verdict absolutely stunning masterpiece. [vodpod id=Groupvideo.2606204&w=425&h=350&fv=m%3D57767579%26type%3Dvideo%26a%3D0]


from the headphones: swan lake "enemy mine"

swan lake enemy mine genre death folk glam metal sounds like angels riding a thunderstorm. peaceful venom. splatter painting the cosmos. seasick wormholes.  wounded soldiers in an alternate history montmartre.  a drunken barn-raising. birds of paradise fluttering within a rambling glass conservatory. notes song title warlock psychiatrist most aptly describes the album. verdict just short […]


from the headphones: wavves "wavves"

wavves wavves genre surf punk noise pop sounds like poppin’ bmx wheelies through smoke machined memories.  sunwashed asphalt. wearing all black on hot suburban days. cotton candy right before it gets sticky. notes song summer goth aptly describes the album. verdict really, really into it.


from the headphones: wavves “wavves”

wavves wavves genre surf punk noise pop sounds like poppin’ bmx wheelies through smoke machined memories.  sunwashed asphalt. wearing all black on hot suburban days. cotton candy right before it gets sticky. notes song summer goth aptly describes the album. verdict really, really into it.