Surfing around on soundcloud, I came across a hidden gem. Empty Chairs are out of Brooklyn, and are responsible for this amazing sound. So much good music out there just waiting to be discovered. The Empty Chairs make a memorable impression, and provide an essential spice to any mixture on your player. The Sleeper of the week series is back, [...]
Gust of Wind # 7
Iron & Wine, Around The Well
Sub Pop Records
This Gust of Wind holds us close while the leaves fall from the trees, and the summer memories fade into something more calm, something more tame, something we will miss, but inevitably have to wait for. As the clock spins and the days chang [...]
Gust of Wind # 6
Night Control, Death Control
This gust of wind brings something different to the air.
Christopher Curtis Smith is Night Control – a one man project that uses anything in its sites to bring a fresh new sound to the table, one that gives the (middle) finger to musical traditions.
This record has a l [...]
Few indy EPs, or complete albums for that matter, make an impression on me as Surf City’s self titled EP has. It was released late last year but I only discovered it a few weeks ago. The opening track “Headin’ Inside” begins with classic, early 60’s, southern Cal guitar pickin (though the band calls t [...]