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OKAY: WHAT A FEELING

posted May 16th, 2022

The man in the tree with the guitar? He’s gonna sing! But the sun shining through the branches — are those rays yellow or hazy gray? When again are you not going to feel this way? Pulling at the scratchy wool threads of an old sweater, Ty Segall extracts melodic fibers to braid each strand anew. What emerges then weaves together chimes of freedom and rows of desolation - it lights up all of our senses (including the all-important equilibrium-centric 6th and 7th senses) with... (read more)

Artists in this story: Ty Segall

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MESS ESQUE ARE COMING TO AMERICA

posted May 9th, 2022

Mess Esque, the Australian duo of Mick Turner (Dirty Three) and Helen Franzmann (McKisko), got off to a fast start in 2021 with two quietly electrifying albums: Dream #12 and their self-titled debut for Drag City. That electricity sparks from Mick’s aquatic guitar moods meeting with Helen's vocals and dream imagery, causing nights, tides and empty landscapes to simmer with raw passion. You feel like being moved in a deep and fulfilling way? Then Mess Esque is for you, and no... (read more)

Artists in this story: Mick Turner, AZITA, Mess Esque

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MACKAY AND BOWLES: KEYSIAN DUONOMICS HIT THE ROAD AT LAST!

posted May 4th, 2022

Time passes slowly - until it don't! For instance: the year it's been since the release of Nathan Bowles and Bill MacKay debut album. It's only now that they're set to take their musical keys to the kingdom on tour, for all subjects to hear - but really, what's 'only now'? The end of a long time, or a short one? Fortunately, it's no matter: if you ain't already, slip Keys into any little eyelet you find in your day, and prepare to unlock a lovely... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bill MacKay and Nathan Bowles

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MOORE LOVE

posted April 27th, 2022

The UK pop charts in 1979 breathlessly reported on the changing spectrum serenading a new generation, made of equal parts aging hippie and prog delicacies alongside new ascendant sounds: rough-hewn pub and punk rock, dub reggae, disco, ska, among Stiff and Krautrock.

Flying Doesn’t Help presented Slapp Happy's Anthony Moore in a spiky art-punk reinvention - a cult masterpiece to be joined several decades later by the revelation of 1976's lost-then-found OUT. At the time however, Flying Doesn't Help was Anthony only known contribution to the... (read more)

Artists in this story: Anthony Moore