Best Albums of 2018, part 1

#11-30, ordered alphabetically Poppy Ackroyd – Resolve SnG feature | buy album | website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Soundcloud | Bandcamp Bodies Be Rivers – Things I’ll Tell You When You’re Older SnG features | buy album | website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Soundcloud | Bandcamp Lucy Dacus – Historian buy album | website | Facebook | … Continue reading Best Albums of 2018, part 1

Freedom Baby give their all on their epic new single Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here.  In their new song, “I Want To Give,” Toronto-based Freedom Baby have created an epic. The new single comes after their March EP titled How You’ll Grow, which expanded the idea of chamber folk with its nuanced lyrics and sounds. Partners Eric Reid and Brianna Bordihn are … Continue reading

Orchestral Pop group Freedom Baby grows up with their new EP

Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here.  On their new EP, Freedom Baby analyze anxiety, and manage to find the light at the end of the tunnel. The band is a nine-piece orchestral pop group, affectionately called “ork pop,” led by partners Eric and Brianna. The duo initially set out to make music that relied more on synths than glockenspiels, but something about … Continue reading Orchestral Pop group Freedom Baby grows up with their new EP

Grizzly Bear Shone in KCRW’s Diamond Apogee Session

Photo credit: Dustin Downing Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  KCRW celebrated a milestone this past week with their 75th Apogee Studio Session. Jason Bentley, the station’s weekday morning DJ and our host for the evening, recounted the previous 74 with glee. “Remember Ryan Adams just played for hours? As people left for the night, he’d wave goodbye and keep playing…what a fun night,” he said, … Continue reading Grizzly Bear Shone in KCRW’s Diamond Apogee Session