Tag Archive: 4AD

Diggin’ This: Helado Negro – “Gemini and Leo” (Private Energy/4AD)

  Roberto Carlos Lange returns with “Gemini and Leo,” a slow slice of indie-disco buoyed by a rubbery bass guitar line that closes with a chorus of rich solo’d strings.      … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Tune-Yards – “Sometime” (4AD)

  You gotta go easy on yourself sometimes.       Very into the kaleidoscopic saunter of the freeform, joyous experimentalism of “Sometime” by Oakland’s Tune-Yards, the musical project of Merrill Garbus with collaborator… Continue reading

tUnE-yArDs – “Water Fountain”

  Probably my favorite quasi-non-sensical lyric since “All the girls standing in the line for the bathroom.”     It’s all about those tribal drum pounds, those rhythmic handclaps, that bit-crushed bass gargle,… Continue reading

inc. – “5 Days” (Official Video)

I’m renaming Cyber Monday “Cy-R&B-r Monday” and celebrating it every week of the year until the end of time.   inc. – “5 Days” (Official Video)   LA-based brother duo inc., formerly known… Continue reading

David Byrne & St Vincent – “Who” (Official Video)

Martin de Thurah‘s video for this voluminous, expertly written song is as imaginative and whimsical as that parping horn melody.   “Who” appears on David Byrne and St Vincent‘s upcoming full-length, Love This… Continue reading