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Re: The 2018 new music thread

Postby Oscar » 18 Jul 2018, 07:27

Moleskin wrote:
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Moleskin wrote:The new Cowboy Junkies and Jayhawks records are well worth your while.


New Cowboy Junkies, you say?


Oh yes. Only listened twice but am liking it. All That Reckoning came out on Friday.


I enjoyed most of it but some of it just fell too far into the background and I forgot it was playing. Like their other albums I guess.

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Re: The 2018 new music thread

Postby Oscar » 21 Jul 2018, 08:41

Oscar wrote:
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New Cowboy Junkies, you say?


Oh yes. Only listened twice but am liking it. All That Reckoning came out on Friday.


I enjoyed most of it but some of it just fell too far into the background and I forgot it was playing. Like their other albums I guess.


Although it has grown on me on 3rd and 4th play 8-)

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Re: The 2018 new music thread

Postby Brother Spoon » 21 Jul 2018, 15:19

John Maus - Addendum

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Doesn't add much to last year's splendid 'Screen memories' so far. Doomy synths and lugubrious recitation. Maybe needs further listening.

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Re: The 2018 new music thread

Postby Brother Spoon » 21 Jul 2018, 16:09

Kamasi Washington - Heaven & Earth



Yeah, I can't see anyone playing this straight through. I don't.
But 'Earth' is a jam, smears together in a 70-minute sumptuous blur of sound. I'm beginning to hear the minute distinctions between songs, but it's not really necessary.
Maybe needs more orchestras.

Someday, disc 2...

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Re: The 2018 new music thread

Postby Brother Spoon » 21 Jul 2018, 17:39

Brona McVittie - We are the wildlife



2018's floaty new age moment. Plays the harp, likes to touch trees. Very uncool, but goes well with lunch salads, maybe some pasta. I'm not above it.

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Re: The 2018 new music thread

Postby Brother Spoon » 21 Jul 2018, 20:39

Joan Shelley - Rivers and vessels EP



Shelley's album from last year was one of my favourites. This lowkey Bandcamp EP -couple of covers, Nick Drake, JJ Cale, some I don't know that sound traditional- can't compare, but it's got some scattered moments.

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Re: The 2018 new music thread

Postby Darkness_Fish » 21 Jul 2018, 20:45

Ok, one last attempt to push something modern and poptastic on here. I may have already given them their own thread, but surely Sink Ya Teeth should appeal to someone around here?

Like fast-moving clouds casting shadows against a hillside, the melody-loop shuddered with a sense of the sublime, the awful unknowable majesty of the world.

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Re: The 2018 new music thread

Postby Brother Spoon » 22 Jul 2018, 06:05

Wild beasts - Last night all my dreams came true



Live in the studio, break-up set from these favourites of Girl Spoon. I like 'em, but it's just an afterthought, this record.

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Re: The 2018 new music thread

Postby Brother Spoon » 22 Jul 2018, 06:35

Willie Nelson - Last man standing



Familiar late period Nelson quality - some joke songs, some sad songs.

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Re: The 2018 new music thread

Postby Brother Spoon » 22 Jul 2018, 13:30

Rolling blackouts CF - Hope downs



Losing the mystique of last year's EP, this debut album sounds like the '120 minutes revivalists' tag. I'm undecided.

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Re: The 2018 new music thread

Postby Brother Spoon » 22 Jul 2018, 14:37

Jim O'Rourke - Sleep like it's winter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7rsm4lkcNs&t=1408s

Nice ambient record .

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Re: The 2018 new music thread

Postby Brother Spoon » 22 Jul 2018, 15:07

Nils Frahm - All melody



Lovely minimalist melody.

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Re: The 2018 new music thread

Postby Brother Spoon » 22 Jul 2018, 15:38

Sea and cake - Any day



Featherlight stuff, you hardly hear the music. But I think it's nicely done. Something about those circling chords.

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Re: The 2018 new music thread

Postby Brother Spoon » 22 Jul 2018, 17:10

Thee oh sees - Dead medic EP

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaCQY8sGaKk&index=1&list=RDiaCQY8sGaKk

Two 10 minute jams from last year's Orc sessions, to tide us over until Smote Reverser arrives. Krautrock-y.

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Re: The 2018 new music thread

Postby never/ever » 23 Jul 2018, 11:16

Field Division - Dark Matter Dreams

Don't quite get the constant comparison with Buckingham Nicks but it's a sweet little album.

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Re: The 2018 new music thread

Postby joels344 » 23 Jul 2018, 20:07

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Tropical Fuck Storm - A Laughing Death in Meatspace

This ended up being a very good release from 2018 and as it stands, it would be in my top 5 of the year. There’s a Birthday Party/early Nick Cave vibe throughout the album, but comes off as refreshing with their eclectic and melodically charged blues rock rhythms. I do recommend this one.

Verdict: 3.5/5.

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Re: The 2018 new music thread

Postby Brother Spoon » 26 Jul 2018, 08:11

Tracyanne & Danny - Tracyanne & Danny



Some nice songs, but there's something just a little too cozy about it. Hasn't convinced me yet.

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Re: The 2018 new music thread

Postby Brother Spoon » 26 Jul 2018, 08:16

Fire! - The hands



Superior no wave sax skronk. Relentless stuff.

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Re: The 2018 new music thread

Postby Oscar » 02 Aug 2018, 19:52

Sorry but this is excellent...


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Re: The 2018 new music thread

Postby mentalist (slight return) » 03 Aug 2018, 00:23

Most unusual album I'll hear all year. Author Gerald Murnane reading his 1600 word palindrome (!!) to musical backing on one side and reading lyrics to other songs and writings on the other.

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Here's an interesting recent article on him:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/27/maga ... ralia.html
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