Wrap-up the wrap-up, tie a bow on it
Matt + Kim
“Let’s Go” // Matt + Kim have the best music to wake you up. And I may or may not have impulsively bought tickets to their show in October. Maybe I should rethink the whole “sending my two weeks notice” spiel I went on today.
They still have the signature Brandon Flowers grit but with a little softer feel. Less Mr. Brightside, more Human. What a bunch of studs.
I’ve developed a severe and sudden obsession with Buddy Holly.
“Dearest” | The Black Keys cover Buddy Holly
The voice on this man. Brilliant.
Family of the Year
I should be sorry I’m bombarding you with so much music at one time. But I’m not.
James Mercer’s voice is god-like.
“No Way Down”
Settle down to Lord Huron’s debut album.
“Time to Run”
Out Oct. 9, Lonesome Dreams comes along at just the right time of year, meeting as it does between the beachy lightness of summer and the bittersweet plaintiveness of autumn. It straddles the seasons with disarming deftness — sunny enough to distract, sweet enough to comfort. // NPR
Walk the Moon
“Shiver , Shiver”
Genuinely, whole-heartedly, passionately stating they are the best live music experience I have ever, ever had.
Of Monsters + Men
Flawless, flawless album.
“King and Lionheart”
My dad gets all the credit for my love of Alabama Shakes.