Crossroads

with Palindrome

Monday, May 22, 2017
18:00 to 20:00
Rock/etc
other shows

ArtistSongAlbumLabelCommentsNew
EmelPrincess MelancholyEnsenPartisan2017; Tunisian-American vocalist Emel Mathlouthi (Arabic Bjork -- great synth and deep bass!)*
To Rococo RotKolner Brett 2Kolner BrettStaubgold2001; Berlin electroacoustic trio (great production and balance of ambient and IDM)
Susumu YokotaKODOMOTACHISakuraSkintone1990; Tokyo underground future house (sup interesting vocal sampling here)
CaracoaStolen DeityNew Middle PassageInam2017; Newport, RI minimalist techno (wow absolute new favorite spacey techno track)*
Casino Versus JapanAquariumWhole Numbers Play the BasicsCarpark2002; Milwaukee IDM Erik Kowalski (swimming in the ethereal primordium)
KAYTRANADA, BadBadNotGoodWEIGHT OFF99.9%XL2016; amazing collaboration between Haitian-Canadian producer Louis Celestin and Toronto-based drumming machines BadBadNotGood (wonderful addition to the album -- BBNG has really mastered technically intensive drumbeats and grooves for diverse genres of music)
StoveThe MeatIs The Meat That Fell OutExploding In Sound2016; CT alt-punk led by Steve Hartlett [Ovlov] (unexpectedly amazing album opener)
SlothrustLike A Child Hiding Behind Your TombstoneEveryone ElseDangerbird2016; Brooklyn emo acoustic rock (their most melodic AND angsty)
BullyTryingFeels LikeColumbia`2015; Nashville emo rockers (sums up my vibe perfectly when I'm trying and failing at everything)
Phyllis OpheliaObliqueLIVE---------------------------------
Phyllis OpheliaSaint HangoverLIVE---------------------------------
Shobaleader One, SquarepusherCoopers WorldElektracWarp2017; Jazzy drum'n'bass collective led by Tom Jenskinson [Squarepusher] (mega groove and you can feel his electronic IDM in the drums)
Chico HamiltonAbdullah and AbrahamCapitol Rare: Volume 2Blue Note1999; 60's jazz drumming dynamo (released on a compilation vinyl -- great middle eastern influence here)
Kamasi WashingtonTruthsingleDom Chi No2017; up-and-coming saxophonist (a long song with a lot of character in saxophone and piano)
Kevin KrauterBachelorsingleWinspear2016; somber acoustic folk instrumentalist (frontman of Hoops out of Indiana)
TV On The RadioStaring At The SunYoung LiarsTouch and Go2003; Brooklyn indie rock (experimental piece mixed with soul vibes)
GrailsChalice HymnalChalice HymnalTemporary Residence2017; Portland experimental post rock led by drummer Emil Amos (Holy Sons, Lilacs & Champagne)*
CloudkickerLet Yourself Be HugeLet Yourself Be Huges/r2013; Chile post-rock (bouncy and fun but also weirdly barren?)
Midori TakadaCrossingThrough The Looking GlassWe Release Whatever The Fuck We Want Records2017 (orig. 1983); awesome Japanese minimalist percussion (amazing resonance on marimba and reed organ)