Kevin Morby – City Music

kevin_morby_city music_front_coverClose your eyes. Imagine being on your way to work, standing in a ram-packed train… oh right I forgot you don’t need your imagination for that. It’s part of your daily routine. Although you would be wise to close your eyes every now and then and listen to Kevin Morby who made some nice music to commute by.    Continue reading

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Heron Oblivion – Heron Oblivion

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It’s inevitable; with autumn comes melancholy. As cold winds and rain spells take over the northern hemisphere people like me usually look for a piece of sad bastard music to watch and see the leaves turn red and gold by. Luckily there is enough of that to goes around nowadays, so between all those different shades of grey I chose the psychedelic folk of Heron Oblivion to be my annual soundtrack for autumn-gazing. Continue reading

Mac DeMarco – Salad Days

Mac DeMarco - Salad Days_Front24-year-old Canadian, Mac DeMarco doesn’t mind to stir things up a bit. His onstage behavior is memorable to many. Heavy drinking, smoking, nudity, obscenity and indecent jokes are a regular part of his sloppy looking performances. At home things are not very tidy as well. The Guardian describes his house to be a dump and quotes him saying “I live like a scumbag, but it’s cheap”. Ok, DeMarco likes to keep things loose and is obviously very happy with that. Looming stardom is however threatening his nonchalant way of life. 2 (2012), DeMarco’s first full album was a success among brohemians and raised the peer pressure for an even better sophomore significantly. And as you might have guessed, pressure and DeMarco’s lifestyle aren’t exactly a great combination. Continue reading