Yup. Still good.
1 guaranteed way to brighten your day
North Carolina singer/songwriter M.C. Taylor, better known as Hiss Golden Messenger, recently signed with Merge to release his new album Lateness of Dancers. The new album arrives September 9, and follows last year’s Haw. According to a press release, it was recorded in a tin-roofed barn outside of Hillsborough, NC. Collaborators include Megafaun’s Phil and Brad Cook, William Tyler, Terry Lonergan, Matt McCaughan of Bon Iver, Alexandra Sauser-Monnig of Mountain Man, and Scott Hirsch.
Pretty fantastic so far.
Conor Oberst - Lua (with First Aid Kit & Dawes)
Jeez, this song will be a decade old in October. Whooo boy.
Okay, it seems fitting to end with a mashup of two story requests about stories:
Okay, Chris and Ricky, here’s your story:
The boy had declared publicly that he’d write a story a day. On the very first day, he’d written about getting lost in a room full of shoes.
The next day, as…
Man, this was a cool project.
Looping bassoon- check
Theremin - check
Tri-corner hat and goggles - check
Nicole Atkins premieres her cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “Dancing in the Dark” on Speakeasy