The Guardian have a stream of the brilliant new album from Dirty Projectors. I became obsessed with Bitte Orca* when it first came out and still enjoy listening now. The band really are individual, the vocals are perfect yet again. I’ll be listening to this for the rest of the year, expect it on many end of year lists.
“Give us a new opportunity, tell us we’ve nothing to fear from ourselves.
Now that we’re painted so colorfully, we’ll be replaced by someone somewhere soon.”—"Shiny Things" by Fanfarlo. Off of their new album Rooms Filled With Light
The cover of the second studio album from London based folk rockers Fanfarlo features a bridge leading into what looks like a wall of forest. Not a few trees next to a road, the forest engulfs the road, with no clue as to what lies behind it’s wooden doors. The setting is fitting for an…
Ben Kweller proves his crafty song-writing ability with us once again on his brand-new album, Go Fly a Kite. Having fully embraced his Texas roots on his 2009 release Changing Horses, Kweller’s southern influence appears more subtly on the current album. The song “Full Circle” instantly made me smile with its catchy chorus and lighthearted delivery.