Ringing guitar and simple percussion is reminiscent of early Sonic Youth.
Posts Tagged ‘One-Track Mind’
"It’s probably the most transparent record I’ve done, period.”
"I had a kid, our bass player got married, our drummer left to pursue another project and then returned, our trombonist started grad school, and we added a sax player."
Standout Track: No. 3, the slow-crawling “Compassion” from Atlas At Last’s new A Composition Of Functions EP. The College Park hardcore three-piece's music may dwell in aggressive, sludgy places, but “Compassion” is built around a series of gorgeous, stripped-down melodic passages that inject the track with a sense of bleeding-heart urgency. “And do you remember the [...]
"Arms and legs/Wrapped around my foolish head"
“We live in a time when communication is part of the atmosphere. So, the prospect of being unable to communicate is more terrifying than ever.”
Loud and rollicking, the song lives up to its title.
A musical history of a Dupont condo complex.
A marriage of vintage dance and wistful synthpop, closer to dark minimal wave than Donna Summers.
Standout Track: A song from Chevy Chase bedroom-pop artist Andrew Aylward’s as-yet-untitled debut release, “Self Destruct” is a hazy, lo-fi nugget that could have easily been written by Kurt Vile. Like Vile’s standout 2011 record Smoke Ring for My Halo, it’s as lethargic and repetitious as a Monday-morning routine. “So I’ll take you where the [...]