Posts Tagged ‘chris taylor’

new song // Grizzly Bear : “Neighbors”

new song // Grizzly Bear : "Neighbors"

Grizzly Bear // Neighbors :  

new song // Grizzly Bear : “Four Cypresses”

new song // Grizzly Bear : "Four Cypresses"

Grizzly Bear // Four Cypresses

new song // Grizzly Bear : “Mourning Sound”

new song // Grizzly Bear : "Mourning Sound"

Grizzly Bear // Mourning Sound

new song // Grizzly Bear : “Three Rings”

new song // Grizzly Bear : "Three Rings"

Grizzly Bear // Three Rings

new song // Grizzly Bear : “Listen and Wait”

new song // Grizzly Bear : "Listen and Wait"

Grizzly Bear // Listen and Wait :

favorite music // 2012

favorite music // 2012

favorite 30 songs // listen to the playlist on Spotify or on 8tracks [above] favorite 20 albums // top 5 albums favorite 10 eps favorite 10 videos favorite new artists

new favorite video // Grizzly Bear : “Yet Again”

new favorite video // Grizzly Bear : "Yet Again"

Emily Kai Bock is becoming a favorite filmmaker around these parts . . . (see also this) Grizzly Bear // Yet Again 

listen party // Grizzly Bear : “Shields”

listen party // Grizzly Bear : "Shields"

Grizzly Bear // “Shields” : 2012.09.18 : Warp :

new song // Grizzly Bear : “Yet Again”

new song // Grizzly Bear : "Yet Again"

Grizzly Bear // Yet Again :

new song // Grizzly Bear : “Sleeping Ute”

new song // Grizzly Bear : "Sleeping Ute"

Grizzly Bear // Sleeping Ute :

listen party // CANT : “Dreams Come True”

listen party // CANT : "Dreams Come True"

Chris Taylor—producer of several recent excellent albums (Twin Shadow, Dirty Projectors, The Morning Benders, Blood Orange etc) and valuable member of Grizzly Bear—has released a solo debut under the name CANT . . . we expect it’s at least as genius-rific as everything else he’s had a hand in . . . CANT // “Dream […]

listen party // Blood Orange : “Coastal Grooves”

listen party // Blood Orange : "Coastal Grooves"

Blood Orange // “Coastal Grooves” : streaming in its entirety here

new song // CANT : “Believe”

new song // CANT : "Believe"

CANT // “Believe” :    

new music // Blood Orange : “Dinner”

new music // Blood Orange : "Dinner"

Dev  Hynes‘ latest outfit Blood Orange puts out some dark, twinkling soul: Blood Orange // Dinner :

new video // Twin Shadow : “At My Heels”

Enjoy the insightful director’s commentary covering such topics as the blogosphere and a special effects technique known as “twin shadowing” . . .

peter likes music // 2010

peter likes music // 2010

Peter’s grandfather regularly remarks that he believes music continues to get better and better.  Peter has to agree. Peter liked a lot of things in 2010.  Mostly he liked the music.  let me count the reasons: favorite songs favorite 20 albums top 5 albums top 5 eps favorite official videos favorite live videos favorite concerts […]

new favorite album // Twin Shadow : “Forget”

Twin Shadow // “Forget” : 2010.10.19 genre neo romantic sounds like empty night clubs. a.m. radio hits in midnight offices. drinking coca-cola out of glass bottles in the land down under. mid-summer night motorbikes on tropical dirt roads. notes sounds so familiar and so alien at the same time—luscious, dirty and sleek—nostalgia for the future. verdict […]

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 […]

favorite albums of the decade.

Terrorism, war, recession . . . whatever.  This was a terrific decade for music.  These were the albums that gripped me and never let go and remain head-and-shoulders above the rest.

favorite music of 2009.

I don’t feel complete unless I’ve compiled a list ranking my favorite music of the year (too many NYEs spent up late listening to the top 100 countdown on the headphones.)  So, here goes: favorite 30 albums top 5 albums favorite 20 songs favorite 10 videos

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]