SOUNDTRACK: SKATING POLLY-Fuzz Steilacoom (2014).
“Ugly pop” is how Skating Polly describes their music. And it’s a pretty good descriptor. Their music is loud and brash and the two members can both sing pretty and scream loudly. 1,400 more words
SOUNDTRACK: HANSON FOR THE HOLIDAYS-Tiny Desk Concert #684 (December 18, 2017).
The Hanson Tiny Desk Concert back in October ended with them saying “See you for Christmas everybody.” And, lo, here they are. 802 more words
On their debut LP Swear I’m Good at This, this New Paltz, N.Y., duo strike a winsome balance between sugary, sometimes plaintive vocals and serrated guitar riffage over galloping drums on catchy songs that sift through the tumult and confusion of young adulthood. 49 more words
SOUNDTRACK: PHOEBE BRIDGERS-Tiny Desk Concert #675 (November 27, 2017).
Phoebe Bridgers has an incredibly delicate voice. And yet despite its delicacy it is also really powerful (as evidenced by the note she holds at the end of “Motion Sickness”). 1,377 more words
SOUNDTRACK: LEDISI-Tiny Desk Concert #673 (November 21, 2017).
Even though I don;t follow R&B, I’m always surprised to discover an artist whom I’ve never heard of. 909 more words