Live Review: Dorothy

The Dorothy show this Saturday at Mercy Lounge opened with an act to rival the headliner. Jasmine Cain absolutely blew me away with the lead vocal’s smoky voice and the …

The Ambientist – 1-10

Quietly slipping an album out late last year, The Ambientist, an unknown producer of unknown origin (maybe Canada!), is blowing the minds of those who go weak at the mention of 90s dance music revivalism.

Julien Baker – Turn Out the Lights

Once again, as on Sprained Ankle, Turn Out the Lights is a triumphant battle of musical storytelling and a testament that Baker’s voice has the power to make a loud room quickly go quiet. Congrats on a fantastic album Julien!

Prince of Denmark – 8

“8”, by the mysterious and anonymous Prince of Denmark, was released as a massive box set of 8 vinyl records by the German techno label Giegling in late 2016. As with any album dropped with no notice, it appeared as an object of both shock and awe. As a year has gone by since it’s unveiling, Will breaks down some of the core ideas behind what makes this album so special.

Steely Dan – Aja

Forty years after its release, Steely Dan’s Aja remains the defining work of 1970s America. Donald Fagen and Walter Becker’s sixth album under the Steely Dan moniker is a self-indulgent and delightfully overproduced magnum opus.