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Slothrust - 7:30am

Yesterday, my friend synecdoche wrote an article on the FX show, You’re the Worst, which is equals parts romance, comedy and darkness, featuring two protagonists you’re not really supposed to like. 

There are only 10 episodes so far (about 27 minutes long) so, naturally, I watched every single episode one night. In the moments between watching episodes, I found the theme song stuck in my head.

It took about three seconds of googling and two clicks to find the artist, Slothrust. What I love about this song is how the lyrics puts us in bed,  at 7:30am, looking at your partner who is still sleeping and yeah, you love them but god you also fucking hate them. And you realize you hate them more than you love them, that you’re more tired of their shit than enamored by it. And in the quietness of morning that feels like a promise, you have the courage to really think you are going to be the one to leave them anyway. 

It’s lo-fi done right, emotionally raw and honest, grungy but not so rough around the edges.

Posted Sunday Sep 21 10:15am, 2014  133 notes

 
 

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Milosh - Right Never Comes

The singer and producer best known as one half of Rhye — whose debut album Woman was among last year’s absolute best — has begun work on an EP under his own name. This project, much like his previous one, is a simmering composition, built as much from silence as sound. At once heady and sober, grounded and airy, Milosh’s gentle croon contains multitudes in its shifting stillness. 

To what extent this project might expand or distract from Rhye remains to be seen. For now, you can enjoy the sounds of Milosh solo through soundcloud, and live with Rhye, who will be starting a North American tour of both their last release and Milosh’s newer work. 

Posted Saturday Sep 20 4:32pm, 2014  65 notes

 
 

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Slothrust - 7:30am

Yesterday, my friend synecdoche wrote an article on the FX show, You’re the Worst, which is equals parts romance, comedy and darkness, featuring two protagonists you’re not really supposed to like. 

There are only 10 episodes so far (about 27 minutes long) so, naturally, I watched every single episode one night. In the moments between watching episodes, I found the theme song stuck in my head.

It took about three seconds of googling and two clicks to find the artist, Slothrust. What I love about this song is how the lyrics puts us in bed,  at 7:30am, looking at your partner who is still sleeping and yeah, you love them but god you also fucking hate them. And you realize you hate them more than you love them, that you’re more tired of their shit than enamored by it. And in the quietness of morning that feels like a promise, you have the courage to really think you are going to be the one to leave them anyway. 

It’s lo-fi done right, emotionally raw and honest, grungy but not so rough around the edges.

Posted Saturday Sep 20 1:00pm, 2014  133 notes

 
 

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Sylvan Esso - Coffee

When the folk singer met the DJ:

Drawing on the tension between Amealia Meath’s plaintive, yearning vocals and Nick Sanborn’s ear worm beats, Sylvan Esso have crafted a self-titled first album full of melodic depths and shimmering highs.

In ten terse tracks, it marks a promising debut by an artist already touring internationally, one that shows the polish, growth, and surprising synthesis of their disparate backgrounds.

Sylvan Esso was released Tuesday on Partisan Records, and is available on iTunes now. “Coffee”, along with two other tracks from the album, are currently streaming on Sylvan Esso’s website. 

This May Tuneage throwback is perfect for Saturday afternoons.

Posted Saturday Sep 20 12:18pm, 2014  140 notes

 
 

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Playlist: acoustic autumn
Linkin Park, Brand New, Taking Back Sunday: pop punk alt rock that was your go-to in 2004, when you listened to your walkman in the car instead of talking to your mom. The bands on this playlist are bands you might not have listened to in a while, maybe because you forgot about them (Something Corporate, anyone?) or maybe because you grew out of them (hello, Linkin Park). But these tracks are your grown-up revisitations of these bands, lyrically and emotionally. When you were a teenager, the electric songs in this genre mattered to you because they were loud and aggressive and your mom frowned when you turned them on in your over-the-ear-headphones. But now, these unplugged songs should matter to you because of the raw, unhindered emotions that come through lyrically and vocally. The whole playlist will definitely take you on a visceral ride. The vocal talent showcased here is totally unparalleled (Shinedown, Anberlin, and yes, Linkin Park), acting as a beautiful medium to convey intensely profound feelings about love, loss, hope, confusion, and despair. Go ahead and put your headphones on and let it all take you back in a whole new context.
Photo credit: Flickr user Chris Searle

Playlist: acoustic autumn

Linkin Park, Brand New, Taking Back Sunday: pop punk alt rock that was your go-to in 2004, when you listened to your walkman in the car instead of talking to your mom. The bands on this playlist are bands you might not have listened to in a while, maybe because you forgot about them (Something Corporate, anyone?) or maybe because you grew out of them (hello, Linkin Park). But these tracks are your grown-up revisitations of these bands, lyrically and emotionally. When you were a teenager, the electric songs in this genre mattered to you because they were loud and aggressive and your mom frowned when you turned them on in your over-the-ear-headphones. But now, these unplugged songs should matter to you because of the raw, unhindered emotions that come through lyrically and vocally. The whole playlist will definitely take you on a visceral ride. The vocal talent showcased here is totally unparalleled (Shinedown, Anberlin, and yes, Linkin Park), acting as a beautiful medium to convey intensely profound feelings about love, loss, hope, confusion, and despair. Go ahead and put your headphones on and let it all take you back in a whole new context.

Photo credit: Flickr user Chris Searle

View HD • Posted Friday Sep 19 11:38pm, 2014  109 notes

 
 
 
 
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