More stuff about the music and stories on this weekâs Melodica.
In tune with the Melodica aesthetic, covering a broad range of exciting, inspiring, beautiful new music from electronica to house to experimental.
THAT FUZZY FEELING: RAZE – BREAK FOR LOVE (SOUL CLAP REMIX)
A true house classic from 1988 gets update in retro modern fashion by current slow club darlings Soul Clap.
STRINGS, WOOD AND A BOX OF AIR – EXTENDED
Music for lying on a blanket in a field in the sunshine chewing a blade of grass, that’s right it must me time for the Summer solstice and Glastonbury:
Thurston Moore from Sonic Youth goes all folky on his new album Demolished Thoughts. It’s pastoral chamber folk (to steal a few words from various other blogs) and it’s produced by Beck. So you know the quality of the songs and the production are going to be second to none. Hell, just buy it.
Download Wood Pigeon’s The Way To Happiness and other dispatches from the engagingly artsy folk band from Canada on their blog. It’s based on a poem by Marie Cecelia Ryan found in a vintage shop in Newcastle. Lovely.
Spinning Away by Brian Eno and John Cale is taken from the album Wrong Way Up, released in 1990. I first heard this tune on the top of a hill in Australia, somewhere near Byron Bay and the lyrics, about the world and space and the setting turned it into a very special song memory trigger. I haven’t been able to track it down till last week when I stumbled across it on
Soundcloud. It still makes me go all misty but I think it is also a good tune in it’s own right