A preview of my upcoming mix. Ridiculously awesome/bizarre track. The Way Out is available now, from Temporary Residence Ltd. Records.
I caught this song today when it closed out the Aquarium Drunkard Blog Radio show on Sirius XMU. And it floored me. It’s a great song that starts slow before kicking it up a notch honky-tonk style at about the 2:42 mark. From their EP, You Won’t Be Happy With Me.
The second video from Go features drums, dancing and a generally uplifting sound. Jónsi is currently on tour in Europe, with US dates coming in the fall.
Really looking forward to catching these guys tonight at Snug Harbor.
Another song from High Violet. This video was taken of the band in Prospect Park by the magazine Nowness by photographer Susanna Howe of The New York Times and New York Magazine. Read the accompanying interview with guitarist Aaron Dessner here.
The first video from Jónsi‘s solo project. Be prepared for lots and lots of bird imagery.
The lead track off the band’s sprawling, Civil War concept album The Monitor (named after the first US battleship Ironclad (h/t Susong), the USS Monitor). I caught these guys open up for Ted Leo and the Pharmacists last year and enjoyed them quite a bit, so glad to see them getting some well deserved hype for this album.