In The Morse Code Of Brake LightsThere’s a deep climatic unease running through these 11 tracks that’s matched only by the sheer musical glee with which the band addresses the prevailing mood of the moment. Newman’s nearly symphonic levels of pop arrangement and harmony with a careening quality that feels unsafe at any speed to quote the famous Ralph Nader phrase that the opening track also borrows.
What happens when a nation that was born to run, and to rev engines into the wild frontier, runs into the full stop that is our current social and political climate? The answer, my friend, is somewhere “In the Morse Code of Brake Lights, ” as The New Pornographers would have it on their eighth album.
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1969: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 15 - Travelin' Thru, 1967Shrink-wrapped. Discs 2 and 3 are centered around dylan's collaborations with american music icon johnny cash including the much sought-after Columbia Studio A sessions and on-stage performances at the Ryman Auditorium May 1, 1969 for the recording of the premiere episode of The Johnny Cash Show originally broadcast on ABC-TV on June 7, 1969.
Disc 1 finds dylan in columbia's studio a in nashville recording alternate versions of compositions written for John Wesley Harding October 17 and November 6, 1967 and Nashville Skyline February 13-14, 1969 while introducing a new song "Western Road" a Nashville Skyline outtake. The latest chapter in the highly acclaimed bob dylan bootleg series revisits Dylan's pivotal musical journeys to Nashville, from 1967 to 1969, Nashville Skyline, focusing on previously unavailable recordings made with Johnny Cash and unreleased tracks from the John Wesley Harding, and Self Portrait sessions.
Disc 3 closes with tracks recorded on may 17, 1970 with grammy award-winning bluegrass banjo legend Earl Scruggs for the PBS television special, "Earl Scruggs: His Family and Friends" originally aired January 1971.
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These TimesIt is radio DS19. And then there’s the band that reunited in 2012 and is closing in on its seventh year with nary a lineup change. Shrink-wrapped. With that reintroduction and a full year of touring behind them, the Dream Syndicate had the freedom to take it all somewhere new, to dig a little deeper, get outside of themselves a little bit.
It’s all we’re talking about, all we’re thinking about. Dream syndicate- These Times. This 21st century version of the dream syndicate released How Did I Find Myself Here in 2017 to universal acclaim, no small feat for a band reuniting after almost three decades. There are two phases of The Dream Syndicate.
It seems like a lie to not address or reflect the things that we can’t stop thinking about—the whole world’s watching indeed. Shrink-wrapped. So, then these times is the 2 am sibling, the band acting as djs of their own overnight radio station, what does it sound like? If How Did I Find Myself Here was a 10 pm record, all swagger and cathartic explosion, moodier and more mercurial, riffing on an idea of what a Dream Syndicate album could be at this moment in time.
So, what’s it all about? founder and singer/guitarist/songwriter Steve Wynn says, “These Times. Their new album ‘these times’ feels like a late-night radio show that you might have heard as a kid, drifting off into dreams and wondering the next morning if any of it was real. There was the band with revolving lineups that existed from 1982 to 1988 and made four albums including The Days of Wine and Roses and have influenced bands and delighted fans in the years since.
Ode To JoyShrink-wrapped. 4 via dBpm Records. Ode to joy - the 11th studio album from the pioneering Chicago rock band Wilco - will be released Oct. Shrink-wrapped. Dream syndicate- These Times. Shrink-wrapped. The album features 11 new songs written and produced by Jeff Tweedy and recorded by Wilco at the bands' own Chicago studio dubbed The Loft.
True Meanings Deluxe EditionDream syndicate- These Times. It is always a good sign when the recording of an album is swift, and here you can just hear that the man at the center of these songs is more focused and inspired than he has ever been. True meanings is an album characterised by grandiose-yet-delicate, lush orchestration: an aesthetic to which Weller's better-than-ever voice, singing some of his most nakedly honest words, is perfectly suited.
A dreamy, pastoral set of songs to get lost in, peaceful, it is both an album that his faithful audience has been wanting him to make for a long time, and an album that many new people outside of that audience will relate to. True meanings was recorded in just over three weeks at Weller's own Black Barn Studio with the aforementioned revolving cast of characters dropping in for a day here and there.
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InfernoShrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Dream syndicate- These Times. Shrink-wrapped.
On The LineJenny lewis- On The Line. Shrink-wrapped. Dream syndicate- These Times. The 11 all-new original songs were written by lewis and recorded at Capitol Records’ Studio B, Jim Keltner, andfeature a backing band of legendary talent including Beck, Don Was, Benmont Tench, Ringo Starr and Ryan Adams. Shrink-wrapped.
Look Now 2 CDDeluxe EditionShrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Recorded in hollywood, british columbia, 'look now' is beautiful in its simplicity, reflective in its lyrical vision, New York City and Vancouver, surrounded by melodies and orchestrations that are nothing short of heavenly. The album was co-produced by elvis and sebastian Krys - the Latin Grammy Producer of the Year for 2007 and 2015, whose love and understanding of music spans both hemispheres.
Shrink-wrapped. Jenny lewis- On The Line. It's the first album costello has made with the imposters since the 2008 release of 'Momofuku' and his first new album since the acclaimed 2013 Roots collaboration, 'Wise Up Ghost'. Most of the titles were written solely by elvis costello although, who makes a guest appearance, 'Don't Look Now' and 'Photographs Can Lie' were co-written with Burt Bacharach, leading The Imposters from the piano for those two ballads.
Dream syndicate- These Times. Look now' is an outstanding 12-strong addition to his song catalogue. Shrink-wrapped.
Sunshine RockBob mould- Sunshine Rock. It comes from a more personal place-a place found in Berlin, Germany, where he's spent the majority of the last three years. Sunshine rock finds him doing it again for an era that has ostensibly eschewed rock. Patch the sky completed a trilogy including it's 2014 predecessor Beauty & Ruin and 2012's Silver Age.
Dream syndicate- These Times. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Back then, as a solo artist, mould's work in Hüsker Dü, and in Sugar helped define the sound of guitar rock in the alternative age. Here, mould would draw inspiration from the new environments. Jenny lewis- On The Line. Shrink-wrapped. Sunshine rock follows the 2016 release of patch the sky, which was hailed by Rolling Stone as "conjuring the ecstatic rage of his earlier bands for a grim new era" and as "tight, sharp musings on aging, fizzled relationships and death that are melodic enough to sound like songs of victory" by the New York Times.
Shrink-wrapped. The theme, the cathartic vocals, and the strings all amount to Mould's catchiest, grabbiest album since Copper Blue, the acclaimed 1992 debut of his trio Sugar. Ever-evolving artist bob mould-whose face belongs on the Mount Rushmore of alternative music-decided to "write to the sunshine, " as he describes it, not because he likes the current administration.