Sam's Tranquil Tuesday Mixtape

You've dipped your toes into the week, but there's still plenty to go. Hopefully these serene tracks can bring some calm to the shuffle. 01. Aphex Twin - "Fingerbib" 02. Bill Callahan - "Jim Cain" 03. The Clientele - "Voices in the Mall" 04. Ducktails - "Hamilton Road" 05. Jim O'Rourke - "Not Sport, Martial Art" 06. Julianna Barwick - "Keep Up the Good Work" 07. Nujabes - "Kumoni" 08. Oneohtrix Point Never ...

20 Mar 5:43 AM 0 Read More...

Pitchfork: R.I.P. Jason Molina

This article originally posted at Pitchfork by Laura Snapes.  Jason Molina, of Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co., has died, as Chunklet notes. Molina died on Saturday, March 16 from organ failure due to alcohol consumption, according to Chunklet. His last release was 2012's solo Autumn Bird Songs. Molina's lifelong label Secretly Canadian has issued a statement on Molina's passing. They point o...

19 Mar 10:32 PM 0 Read More...

Sam's Morose Monday Mixtape

Because who doesn't hate everything on Monday mornings? A collection of serenely emotional tracks to bathe your Monday sorrows in: 01. Earlimart - "The Movies" 02. Antony and the Johnsons - "Another World" 03. Prefuse 73 - "Choking You" 04. Gil Scott-Heron - "I'm New Here" 05. The Flaming Lips - "Chewin' the Apple of Your Eye? 06. Nick Drake - "River Man" 07. Wilco - "She's a Jar" 08. Brian Eno - "By This R...

18 Mar 10:18 PM 0 Read More...

Sam's Filthy Friday Mixtape

For the chaos of pledge drive and the pandemonium of St. Patrick's Day, I thought a mix with some dirt in its fingernails would do just fine. Plenty of atonal guitar licks, grimy beats, and hollered vocals await: 01. Black Lips - "Dirty Hands" 02. Liars - "Broken Witch" 03. Modest Mouse - "All Night Diner" 04. Minutemen - "This Ain't No Picnic" 05. Zach Hill - "The Sancto Smile" 06. Samiyam - "Cushion" 07. A...

18 Mar 9:59 PM 0 Read More...

Culture West: Elin Palmer & Joshua Novak at the Walnut Room

Originally posted at Culture West. The handful of sagacious local-music aficionados who are not in Austin for South by Southwest were treated last night to sets by two of Denver’s most admired and crushworthy artists, Elin Palmer and Joshua Novak, at the Walnut Room in RiNo. The Swedish-born Palmer, perhaps best known for her years among the alluring ensemble of Munly & the Lee Lewis Harlots, has returned...

18 Mar 5:24 PM 0 Read More...