WMTS remembers cutting-edge composer Jóhann Jóhannsson.
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 …
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.
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!
“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.
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.
Sam Beam comes full circle with this album, and that’s why this album is so captivating. He perfected his craft and it shows in full on ‘Beast Epic’.
Washed Out has continued to remain fresh without sacrificing his own identity as an artist, all while showing musical growth.
Chastity Belt has released their most touching work so far, and their lyrical and musical growth has been outstanding. It’s a bold move to approach mental obstacles in this manner, and they turned out more than successful.
This album is proof Benjamin Booker has got what it takes to be rock star. Booker can clearly make any genre his own and we have some solid examples of that on Witness.