Damien Jurado – In the Shape of a Storm

My listening advice for the latest Damien Jurado is to wait until dark, pour in a deep glass of your finest, take a first sip and then put on In the Shape of a Storm. Continue reading

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Dr. Dog – Critical Equation

Amazing as it is to be nostalgic for all those great 60s and 70s pop classics, here we are. There’s a band, Dr. Dog, whose sound directly echoes out that era but never becomes boring. Continue reading

Tobias Jesso Jr. – Goon

Tobias Jesso Jr._coverBasically, I believe the singer-songwriter scene is overcrowded at the moment. Arguably, the ‘genre’ has always been pretty full because of its vague definition. However today it’s almost like anyone who’s has the hipster look and possesses a guitar is eager to make this stereotype their own. That’s reason enough to not take the scene too seriously, yet every so often the mediocrity is broken by someone new who appeals to my need of just listening to simple and small songs. Continue reading