New Music Out in January or Soon

Incredibly, quite suddenly even, it’s 2016. Hard to believe it, and yet here we are: the future. Sure there’s Trump. There’s also plenty of other wonderful things to cancel him out. Namely music. Here’s a short, and by no means comprehensive, list of albums that I’m looking forward to being released this January (or soonish). Moth–… New Music Out in January or Soon was originally published on Rhyme et Reason Continue reading New Music Out in January or Soon

Chairlift in Japanese!

  We have none other than Jessie Ware (via facebook) to thank for this gem of a video. And oh what a video. You’ve simply got to see Caroline Polachek’s awful hair in action as she sings “I Belong in Your Arms” in J-a-p-a-n-e-s-e. Pitchfork tells us Polachek co-directed. It’s no “Amanaemonesia” but it’s pretty great.   What do you think? Prefer this version, or the original (in English)? Continue reading Chairlift in Japanese!

Have You Seen Chairlift’s Caroline Polachek’s Hair?!

(Image via mtvhive.com; Photography by Rebecca Smeyne) The face you see Caroline Polachek, of Chairlift, making in the above photo is pretty much the same face I made at seeing her hair. Minus the clapping. She debuted this ombré-skunk-striped number at a House of Vans concert.   What the fuck?   I didn’t think the Rhyme et Reason favorite could do wrong until now. I’m shaken, you guys. Shaken.     Continue reading Have You Seen Chairlift’s Caroline Polachek’s Hair?!

What You Missed This Weekend: Chairlift Came to DC

(Photograph by Tom Hines via chairlifted.com) On Saturday your Editor in Chief and Editor at Large trekked to DC on the green line to see the much buzzed about Chairlift show. We  had high hopes for them because we were witness to their magic when they played Baltimore in October. They did not disappoint–and we’ll get to that–the same can not be said about the venue (U Street Music Hall) its staff, the band’s merch table or our fellow concert goers (who refused to dance). According to its website, The U Street Music Hall “is a DJ-owned and operated basement … Continue reading What You Missed This Weekend: Chairlift Came to DC