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Monday, May 25, 2015

Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation

Josefin Öhrn. Photo by Anton Östlund 

As if we needed more proof, another great voice / band from Scandinavia.

Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation hail from Sweden.
Josefin grew up in Stockholm but has family in Belgium and France and she also lived in Paris for a while.
She was brought up on Pink Floyd, Neil Young and David Bowie.

Josefin Öhrn and the band describe their music as Stoner Pop, so let's get to the music, and what music it is.

First up, this one is gonna haunt you.
Amazing song, singer, backing, here it is the perfect storm.
Where everything comes together.  

Anything So Bright
Directed by David Nord.
Photo by Daniel Takacs.
Vinyl available here. 





This one is a bit heavier.
But also thoroughly enjoyable.
Love the percussion, the jangly guitars and that voice, ohh that voice.  

Sunny Afternoon






We'll end up today with another perfect gem.
Damn, this band is just so tight.
Awesome to the extremis.  

Free




Monday, May 11, 2015

Jennie Vee



Here's your dreampop video for the day.

The delicious Jennie Vee.

Jangling guitars and a dreamy voice.

What's not to love.  

Lips Like Sugar
"Lips Like Sugar" ©2015
Song by Echo & The Bunnymen
Performed by Jennie Vee
Produced by Richey Rose & Jennie Vee
Video by Katrin Albert (feat. Jennie Vee, Blaise Dahl, Briana Alexander, Elvira Gonsalez)
Wardrobe by Never The Bride by Courtney Love




Check out also Jennie Vee's earlier EP
  
Die Alone
 


Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Hanggai



Amazing amazing amazing sounds.

Yat-Kha is a band from Tuva, led by vocalist/guitarist Albert Kuvezin. Their music is a mixture of Tuvan traditional music and rock, featuring Kuvezin's distinctive kargyraa throat singing style, the kanzat kargyraa.

When Beijing-based punk rocker Ilchi heard throat singing for the first time, he was determined to investigate his family's Inner Mongolian heritage. He journeyed there, met two traditional musicians named Hugejiltu and Bagen, and soon Hanggai was born. Based in Beijing but devoted to traditional Mongolian songs, Hanggai's spacious, undeniably gorgeous music has won it many fans.

Somehow I think this is a collaboration of the two, maybe.

But whatever it is, it is freakin' awesome.

And even if I'm the only one who sees/likes it I put it here so i can play it daily.  

Hangai hamtlag

The name of this song is 轮回 (Lun Hui)in Chinese, it means Transmigration.
Album name:《随心》(Go with Your Heart). Song name:《轮回》(Samsara).