There’s mystery in the music of Alt-J: The band’s songs are wrapped in enigmatic textures, with swift shifts in arrangements inside every song and an oddness to the drums. 307 more words
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SOUNDTRACK: SKINNY LISTER-Tiny Desk Concert #286 (July 8, 2013).
I had never heard of Skinny Lister. And that’s kind of a surprise because their music fits right in with the group folk rock of bands like Mumford & Sons and The Lumineers–they could be huge!. 1,088 more words
SOUNDTRACK: LAURA MVULA-Tiny Desk Concert #284 (July 1, 2013).
I don’t know Mvula’s music (I know her because her name is unmistakable and I feel surprised that her debut came out only 4 years ago). 754 more words
SOUNDTRACK: LILA DOWNS-Tiny Desk Concert #590 (January 13, 2017).
This is yet another example of musicians, artists who are bridging the divide that certain politicians have been trying to wedge int our country. 819 more words
SOUNDTRACK: DESSA-Tiny Desk Concert #325 (December 9, 2013).
I had never heard of Dessa before. Evidently she is a rapper, singer, poet and songwriter and is part of the Twin Cities hip-hop collective Doomtree. 613 more words