Now more than 23 years into her musical calling, Case is the consummate career artist--fearless and versatile, with a fierce work ethic and a constant drive to search deeper within herself for creative growth. On june 1st, ’ an indelible collection of colorful, Anti- will release Neko Case’s ‘Hell On, enigmatic storytelling that features some of her most daring, through-composed arrangements to date.
Producer/singer/songwriter Neko Case has won a large and loyal audience for her smoky, sophisticated vocals and the downcast beauty of her music. Produced by neko with help from bjorn yttling peter bjorn & John, ‘Hell On’ is simultaneously the most accessible and most challenging album in a rich and varied career that’s offered plenty of both.
Rife with withering self-critique, beth ditto, kd lang, the 12 tracks of ‘hell on’ — which features collaborations such as Joey Burns, and her unique poetic sensibility, Laura Veirs, Kelly Hogan, muted reflection, Paul Rigby, anthemic affirmation, AC Newman, and more.
Tell Me How You Really Feel
It follows her critically acclaimed 2015 debut album sometimes I Sit And Think And Sometimes I Just Sit, 'Lotta Sea Lice', and a recent top 10 collaborative record, with Kurt Vile. The grammy and brit nominated Courtney Barnett returns with her second album - Tell Me How You Really Feel. One of the most distinctive voices in music, courtney is known for mixing witty observations with unflinching self-assessment - fast forward to now and although all of the cleaver turns of phrase and an eye for story telling are still there; this new collection of songs see a more serious and outwardly tone capturing the current social landscape yet still retaining moments of intimacy and warmth.
As the world becomes more familiar with Courtney Barnett these songs feel comforting and emphatic yet that raw energy and the ability to make the listener think still remain.
God's Favorite Customer
Girly-Sound To Guyville The 25th Anniversary Box Set
It also contains a remastered double lp edition of exile In Guyville and a 44 page book containing an extensive oral history, never before seen photographs, essays by Liz Phair and journalist Ann Powers, artwork and ephemera. It's continually included in countless lists. Rolling stone's 500 greatest albums of all time + 100 best albums of the 90s, Pitchfork's Top 100 albums of the 90s, etc.
It's also probably the best road-trip album of its generation and the signal of a rare talent's arrival. Her first book will be called Horror Stories which focuses on "heartbreak, motherhood, and everything in between. A landmark of foul-mouthed, compromised intimacy, a workout in female braggadocio, a tortured confessional, and a wellspring of penetrating self-analysis and audacity.
The new yorker "maybe the greatest work of traditional American indie rock that anyone has ever made. Let's do that. Stereogum Shrink-wrapped. Its legendary status has only grown over the years. Numerous essays and think pieces have been written about it and the number of accolades piled on is endless. The box set contains the first ever official release of the legendary Girly-Sound songs, which have been restored from their original three cassettes and mastered onto vinyl.
Part of the Light
7 didn’t have a producer in the traditional sense. 1 and 7 have always shared a common look, so 7 feels like the perfect step in the sequence to act as a restart or “semi-first. Most early religions also had a fascination with 7 as being the highest level of spirituality, as in "Seventh Heaven. At our best creative moments, we felt we were channeling some kind of heavy truth, and we sincerely hope the listeners will feel that.
James barone, who became our live drummer in 2016, played on the entire record. Much love, Beach House Shrink-wrapped. The twisted double edge of glamour, with its perils and perfect moments, was an endless source. Basically, instead of instrumentation, we let our creative moods, dictate the album’s feel.
Whenever we had a group of 3-4 songs that we were excited about, we would go to a “proper” recording studio and finish recording them there, in the process shortening the amount of time between the original idea and the finished song of the album’s 11 songs, 8 were finished at Carriage House in Stamford, CT and 2 at Palmetto Studio in Los Angeles.
Throughout the process of recording 7, our goal was rebirth and rejuvenation. The energy, lyrics and moods of much of this record grew from ruminations on the roles, pressures and conditions that our society places on women, past and present. At its release, we will have been a band for over 13 years. Shrink-wrapped.
Love Is Dead
High As Hope
Fresh off the success of her 2016 collaboration with Neko Case and kd lang, Laura Veirs brings you her 10th album. Shrink-wrapped. Featuring contributions from Jim James My Morning Jacket and Sufjan Stevens. A batch of inimitable, exquisite folk-pop songs; a concept album about the fragility of precious things.
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Dirty Computer Explicit
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Free Yourself Up
Shrink-wrapped. The band worked as a tightly knit unit to craft the ten songs on Free Yourself Up and self-produced the albumin Nashville with engineer Dan Knobler. Lake street dive's free yourself Up is, in many ways, the band's most intimate and collaborative record. Shrink-wrapped. Free yourself up is about empowering yourself, " says the band, emboldening yourself, "no matter what's going wrong.
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