Posts Tagged ‘Mountain Man’

ToDo ToDay: Chains of Dew, Hiss Golden Messenger, and Ty Segall

Choose from a decades-old play or noisy garage-rock tonight.

Sylvan Esso on Trading Folk for Electro, Brooklyn for Durham

Amelia Meath has made a sonic 180 from her time with folk vocal trio Mountain Man to her current place as one half of the electropop duo Sylvan Esso. She teamed up with Megafaun’s Nick Sanborn (who was performing solo as Made of Oak when the two met) last year to write and produce an album, combining [...]

Don’t Be Bored: The Deep, Dark Abyss

In his recent autobiography, Stories I Only Tell My Friends, Rob Lowe recounts the advice Martin Sheen imparted for working with director Francis Ford Coppola: Don’t let him make you do anything you’re uncomfortable with. Coppola’s sojourn into the jungle for Apocalypse Now is an infamous example of Hollywood hubris that led its entire crew—especially [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Pictureplane, Big Boi

Pictureplane, the 26-year-old producer Travis Egedy, makes big-room music for small spaces. Tonight, touring on his clubbiest album yet, Thee Physical, he’s playing the least clubby of venues—Subterranean A, a private residence located around the corner and down a staircase from a cluster of actual nightclubs. But there’s no irony [...]

Digital Stocking Stuffer: Free Underwater Peoples Comp

As promised, the D.C./New Jersey upstart label Underwater Peoples dropped its Winter Review compilation today, and you can download all 15 tracks at the Chocolate Bobka blog. There's lots of lovely lo-fi therein, including new songs by Real Estate, Ducktails, Julian Lynch, Pill Wonder, Air Waves, Mountain Man, and more. Full tracklist after the jump: