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Posts tagged "Paul Westerberg"
Free DL: experimental pop thingy [Egg&I]

Free DL: experimental pop thingy [Egg&I]

I admire things that are a bit raw or have a sense of unrest from being unfinished. The post-Replacements output from Paul Westerberg (which I’m a fan of) is chock-full of one-take fleeting moments captured in sound. And it occurs with live performances, tape recorders from someone’s basement, and when an underground artist throws his...
Wu (Hu) Lyf - a Band that Thrives on Being Strange

Wu (Hu) Lyf – a Band that Thrives on Being Strange

When I discovered the mysterious group known as Wu LYF, I immediately thought this was the missing bridge for post-rock: adding vocals to driven instrumentals with a contemplative tone. It’s not really post-rock, but the guitar spells echo-orchestration-galore. And its nice and layery that gives it a complete and powerful motion that bands like Saxon...

Mixtape: July is a Trip

July is certainly a trip. It’s a pronouncement of lingering summer. It marks the start of changes and getaways. It was like a prequel to a round trip vacation and the month has return to even more new explosions. You can insert some of your favorite party jams as well if you feel the need....

Mixtape: A Tune in June

It’s that time to not really have a specific time to roll out with this monthly playlist. The downside of user videos is the sound isn’t so crisp. This My Morning Jacket song tingles down to the center of my body. So much energy. This song echoes my recent blog post about language: all that...

Mixtape: Come What May

Round two of the monthly mixtape. I’m still behind and that is alright because I am spreading these out. “Break My Body/Hold My Bones.” Those few words get trapped into my earbanks. This song is about as gritty as it gets this month. Here’s a live version. I have SXSW to thank for this song...

Westerberg’s Stereo goes on Stereo

Stereo is one of my favorite dual albums, with its counterpart Mono, all of which comes from mastermind Paul Westerberg. I’ve come to realize that I get attached to music that has sentimental appeal, and even more so when it can hit the gut on a personal level as though the lyrics are being drawn...