Posts Tagged ‘Sennen’
Sennen, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Ghost Box Orchestra, Inca Gold, The Cult Of Dom Keller & more
This week’s mix is inspired by the title and artwork of the latest Sennen album.
1. Black Tamborine – I Want You Around
Legendary band regroup for Ramones tribute.
2. Roomrunner – Disintegrate
A must for lovers of layers of distorted, slightly out of tune guitars.
3. Starfire Connective Sound – A (Long) Road From Earth To Sky
Brazil band drop sitar drone over guitars and breakbeats.
4. Brian Jonestown Massacre – The Clouds Are Lies
I loved “Illuminomi” when I first heard it but figured it would be a one-off on their latest Aufheben. The whole album’s got that groovy acoustic dark hippie vibe! Dig the atmostpherics on this track.
8. Neil Young – Change Your Mind
It’s dark and late at night in your dorm room. The DJ of the local classic rock station comes on, saying he wants to play a track from the new Neil Young record that just came out that day. You’re not a big Neil fan but you keep it on as background music. After about three minutes you stop what you’re doing and listen. Holy crap…this is Neil Young? You stand transfixed for another nine minutes…
9. Chad VanGaalen – Red Blood
Some chilling, passionate folk rock from Infiniheart that I thought would be perfect about here.
10. Woods – Wind Was The Wine
Rimshots, cool guitar and great voclal melodies from Brooklyn.
13. Moby – Posion Tree (David Lynch remix)
Brooding beats and piano chords punctuated by some disjointed female cries. Even though it’s repetitive it seems way less than its seven-minute running time.
14. Inca Gold – Atom
“Ooo ooo ooo oooh!” Here’s to chillwave with hooks!
15. Sennen – St. Jude
Track of the week comes from their latest album Lost Harmony. It’s a big departure from their earlier psych shoegaze stuff.
School of Seven Bells, Sennen, Sea Exchange, Ursula Minor, Windsor For The Derby & more
It’s hot. Real hot. Need to be cooled down or get the blood boling?
Listen & enjoy.
1. Windsor For The Derby – Queen Of The Sun
Lovely dream pop from upcoming album Against Love.
2. Stripmall Architecture – Pripyat
Can’t get this one out of my head. Download the elements to remix this yourself.
3. Phillip Eno – Your Name
More fuzzed out dream pop. The band has made this song and a lot more available for free download on their site.
4. Flavor Crystals – Ambergris
A bit of Yo La Tengo vibe here. One of many great tracks on the Minneapolis band’s Ambergris album.
5. Alcoholic Faith Mission – My Eyes To See
Nervy Danish band deliver passionate indie pop.
6. Nikoo – Marquee
Been listening to this hard-to-describe band for a while. Their self-titled album is very good.
7. Sea Exchange – Schemes
Bit of shoegaze indie pop here. Both of their EPs are great and available for free.
8. Dropping Honey – Foveaux
Watch out! This track by this Sydney, Australia band starts funky but gets huge and noisy.
9. Sennen – Can’t See The Light
Not a huge fan of this band, but their most recent tracks are less murky. This dark shoegaze track is off last month’s Age of Denial.
10. Garageland – Never Gonna Come Round Here Again
Flying Nun band brings some driving rock and roll off 1996’s Last Exit To Garageland.
11. Ursula Minor – Westphalia
Killer Krautrock. Be sure to check out this Glasgow band’s varied Laudanum album.
12. Band In Heaven – Tunnel Into Your Dreams
Ambient rock off their free demos bandcamp page.
13. School of Seven Bells – Babelonia
Disconnect From Desire won’t be out until July, but this is more than enough to keep me satisfied.
14. Swathes – Very White
Noisy, dense industrial/shoegaze builder.
15. K-X-P – 18 Hours (Of Love)
According to XLR8R, this band provides “Spaced-out Krautrock-meets-drummy-disco dance party.” Can’t find any info online so here’s a good Altsounds post.
Mogwai, Smashing Orange, A Sea Of Leaves, Lenola, A Sunny Day In Glasgow & more
Mainly curated by Chris, Audiocast9 features a number of chilled, mid-tempo vocal-free tracks with a few of thrown in by me to mix it up.
Checkout Soundtrack2 Audiocast9 here.
1. Mogwai – Folk Death 95
Mogwai plays Toronto’s Phoenix alongside The Twilight Sad on May 4th- we’re stoked.
2. Alison’s Halo – Chalkboard James
Quintessential shoegaze swirl in the vein of Slowdive, Cranes and Cocteau Twins.
3. Smashing Orange – My Deranged Heart
Cool, 60’s, psychedelic feel. It’s how Mazzy Star would sound if Hope Sandoval forgot to show up.
4. Mew – An Envoy To Open Fields
It could just be me, but despite the lack of distortion, Denmark’s Mew manages to completely disguise their lyrics.
5. Team Sleep – Your Skull Is Red
Deftones side project involving Chino Moreno and a cast of musical heavyweights including Pinback‘s Rob Crow and Mary Timony.
6. Nightblooms – Never Dream At All
I suppose there might be a time and place for this. It’s like a full-blown instrument tantrum being mediated by someone’s lilting, honey-voiced Mom. And in mono!
7. Sennen – Hearsay
A bit late to the Sennen party but now that I’m here, I don’t want to leave. On tour right now in the UK…keep your fingers crossed for North American dates.
8. Health – Die Slow
Crunching, noisy monster from L.A. no-wavers. Hats off to Gimme Tinnitis for the tip!
9. A Sea Of Leaves – Permanent Wave
Brazilian band rock out to full effect.
10. Lilys – Touch The Water
From the 2000 Selected EP (discovered in a used bin for $5). Two minutes and 10 seconds of face-slapping energy.
11. Ecstasy Of Saint Teresa – Who’s
Stuttering drums + ringing guitars x cascading singing = classic track.
12. A Sunny Day In Glasgow – 5:15 Train
The highlight from 2007’s Scribble Mural Comic Journal. Check out the equally atmospheric, warbling “Best Summer Ever.”
13. Lenola – Shared a Route
Could easily be passed off as an My Bloody Valentine b-side.
14. …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead – When We Begin To Steal
Still one of the best band names in history. Fiery, melodic track from their ’98 self-titled debut.
15. Gravenhurst – The Western Lands
Proof that not every noise-pop, shoegaze-inspired band needs to sound like the soundtrack to an Edgar Allen Poe poem.