i started out this month in norway and i’ll end it in bozeman, montana en route to my new home in the pacific northwest. kind of a whirlwind month. over the past four weeks i’ve digested a fair amount of music in between unpacking, repacking, and panicking about life decisions, but august seems to have been just the calm before the storm that is september and its abundance of releases. while…
early in july, nick zanca released “flood you” and “medusa” as mister lies, a pair of tracks that served as teasers for his impending album on orchid tapes.
slow magic has been unbelievably consistent this summer, releasing a new track from his upcoming full-length
out now digitally & on cassette via orchid tapes.
tom krell returned as how to dress well earlier this summer with ”what is this heart?,”
happy birthday to one of the greats.
patrick jeffords routinely finds himself playing bass guitar and looking cool in both toro y moi and painted palms, but over the past few years jeffords has also been sporadically releasing music of his own under the moniker kid trails.
atsuhito omori records lush, ambient music under the moniker ex-confusion, the kind that cherry-picks specific emotions and at times sounds downright cinematic.
lost in the dream may very well be one of this year’s finest releases, and its opening number, “under the pressure,” sets the tone.