I’m starting a series of ruminations on music I’ve enjoyed over the years. I’ll relisten to the albums and spend the month reflecting on what I think or feel about it. I’m not aiming for in-depth criticism or to uncover obscure bands. Instead I’ll pick a random artist and just make twittery remarks about it — not trying to be coherent really. (Read more Auditory Ruminations)
Multimedia: Rock and Roll True Stories )
Related Acts: Opal, Hope Sandoval
It really strikes me how all the songs seem to have the same vibe even though all are unique and fascinating. In contrast, I know several singers who have a Mazzy Star vibe, but for only one or two songs and then they do something more rock or dance-like.
Among My Swans (the album I overlooked until today)
I’ve loving it as a time capsule of the original sound. All the elements are there, yet different and shiny as hell.
Seasons of Your Day
Through the Devil Softly
She Hangs Brightly
So Tonight I might See