Music Video: Breathe Owl Breathe- Boat

Here is a splendid video from one of Michigan’s best treasures, Breathe Owl Breathe. It is for the song “Boat” which can be found on their latest release, “Ghost Glacier”. Shot by Weston Currie, the clip finds the band milling about near a lake on a cloudy day, singing and discovering secrets. Check it out!

Hear more from the band HERE

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April 27, 2009 at 3:50 pm Leave a comment

Happy New Year!

 

 

January 2, 2009 at 2:33 am 1 comment

Video Of The Day: Music Tapes- Majesty

From the album Clouds And Tornadoes:

November 6, 2008 at 12:24 am Leave a comment

Album Review: Jolie Holland- The Living And The Dead

Jolie Holland has returned to the music world with a new release titled “The Living And The Dead”. Her earlier releases had a kind of rustic lo-fi charm about them that felt like actual artifacts of many years ago. 2006’s Springtime can kill you was a decidedly glossier affair, with slinky jazz instrumentation amping up Jolie’s sultry vocals. On this new release, she has taken a fairly straightforward approach to her song structures which heightens certain aspects of her aesthetic, but ultimately fail in pushing her discography to new innovative heights.

The first single, Mexico City , sets the tone for the record with a rollicking rhythm set to Jolie’s ghostly voice which weaves in and out of the simple guitar progression. Unfortunately, this same sound is replicated a few too many times on the record on tracks like Palmyra, and Your Big Hands, diffusing the effectiveness of this new approach.

The standouts on the album are the tracks that recall a more traditional songwriting angle such as the breathtaking Love Henry, and Enjoy Yourself, which highlight her outstanding voice in more challenging tempo situations. All in all, a strong record, that will age well, but I get the feeling that we haven’t seen the peak of this singer songwriter yet.

October 15, 2008 at 8:11 pm Leave a comment

Video Of The Day: Of Montreal- Id Engager(Live)

October 9, 2008 at 7:22 pm Leave a comment

New Animal Collective In January?

Looks like it. CHECK IT OUT

October 7, 2008 at 3:47 am Leave a comment

Video Of The Day: Department Of Eagles- 1997

A fresh tune from the guys who are on the verge of releasing a new album called In Ear Park. This song is not from the upcoming record, so indulge!

October 1, 2008 at 3:10 pm Leave a comment

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