Wednesday, July 9, 2014

The U & U Show 368 | New Bon Iver & Titus Andronicus

Blithe Field : Perry St. 2 : Warm Blood (2012)
-          6th-ish album. Includes a few collections. There are also numerous singles.
-          One of the most beautiful, creative, indie folk albums.
-          RIYL Mutual Benefit or Mimicking Birds.

Bon Iver : Heavenly Father : Wish I Was Here OST (2014)
-          Contribution to the soundtrack to the latest Zack Braff film.
-          First Bon Iver music in a long time.
-          Leader Justin Vernon has been working on his other projects, Volcano Choir and The Shouting Matches, since.
-          Sounds a bit more like Volcano Choir than Bon Iver, but still the Justin Vernon stamp.

Friday, July 4, 2014

The U & U Show 367 | Music for your 4th... and after

Link Wray : Comanche : Link Wray & The Wraymen (1959)
-          3rd single.
-          Brilliant trail-blazing, distorted electric blues rock guitarist
-          Most famous for the song 'Rumble'
-          Neil Young, Iggy Pop, Jimmy Page and Peter Townshend all site Link as one of their major influences.

Beck : Devil's Haircut : Odelay (1996)
-          5th album of 12 and his most renown.
-          Album also features 'Loser'
-          His latest, Morning Phase, was out in Feb 2014.
-          This track is the one I thought of immediately after hearing Link Wray's 'Comanche'