Yeah, as always, the first couple of weeks of the new year are always scant when it comes to new releases. I’ve been busy doing a lot of book editing, so instead I’ve been listening to random things here and there. Not much to report on, sadly.
However, I did notice that my birthday (next Friday) will contain releases by Chairlift, Savages, Shearwater, Steven Wilson, Suede, Tortoise and Tricky, so there may be a bit of mp3 purchasing and stream listening going on this coming week.
Hopefully I shall have more to report by then!
I should, however, share this absoutely darling three-piece that I found on NoiseTrade the other week called (appropriately) The Feels:
Until next time!
[Of course, I could comment on the passing of Lemmy and David Bowie. I sort of knew about Motorhead, and that they appeared on a quite hilarious episode of The Young Ones singing “Ace of Spades”, and I have all kinds of fond memories watching David Bowie’s videos back in the day. I was actually quite a passive fan, liking many of his singles but never quite getting around to buying the albums until 1997’s Earthling. (For a while I also had a lingering dislike of Hunky Dory due to my freshman year roommate in college listening to it on endless repeat, much to my severe annoyance.) Still, I definitely appreciate all that both men have given to the music field. They will be sadly missed.]