Some vibes to get you through dead week.
HANA – “Clay” – as described by som-mai nguyen
For all your quietly-vengeful-mermaid aesthetic needs. Wait for the beat, then wait for the hook.
WILCO – “She’s A Jar” – as described by nick burns
Part of what makes Summerteeth such an enduringly enjoyable album is how dream and nightmare are inextricable from start to finish. “Lush” is a word that comes up again and again, but also “emotionally devastated”: it’s the Cocteau Twins meets the Mountain Goats. “She’s A Jar” is driven by lazy, distant synths punctuated by expansive harmonica: the instruments are as relaxing as the […] Read more…