Formed in Edinburgh in 2008, Young Fathers mix rap, pop, R&B, and electronica into a gritty lo-fi sound. Though each iteration of the trio’s sound differs in tone, and each new release tends to confound genre, shrewd and penetrating lyrics are a constant. 129 more words
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On their latest album “RARE,” Hundredth took a drastic turn from their staunchly hardcore sound. “RARE” is dense, layered shoegaze with a solid alt-rock backing. The vocals are virtually indistinguishable, crowded on all sides by swirling guitars and thick, sludgy ambience. 173 more words
TV On The Radio has been around since the early 2000s, but if you’re just discovering them now, they won’t feel outdated. The Brooklyn group’s early work is fuzzy and clamorous, a buzzing jumble of instruments that feels like a chaotic but nevertheless purposeful muddle. 138 more words
SOUNDTRACK: PHISH-sets one and three (MGM Grand Garden Arena, Friday 10 31, 2014).
The previous Ghost Box posts explored Phish’s Set two of their 2014 Halloween show. 1,286 more words
One of my favorite TV On The Radio tracks from their 2004 debut album Desparate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes. This reminds me of being an awkward young adult cruising around my old college town with a girl that was way out of my league. 8 more words