RFB Playlist - September 19th
19 Sep 2014
The Friday Playlist has landed
Belle & Sebastian - Sleep The Clock Around
"And the moment will come, when composure returns..." - Silent moments in ballot booths were perpetual amongst our Northern neighbours yesterday. West of the Seven Lochs, Glasgow voted "Yes". One of those 194,779 "Yes" voters is believed to be Stuart Murdoch, who, after much deliberation and time manning the fence, announced he was a supporter of independence. This classic goes out to all those lovely volunteers who counted through the night. Get some sleep.
Lydia Ainsworth - Hologram
Montreal, you can't keep doing this to me. Arbutus records just keep going, don't they? Another artist playing the stacked line up at POP Montreal this weekend is the ethereal Lydia Ainsworth. Porcelain electronica, stoic and catchy. Delicious.
American Football - But the Regrets Are Killing Me
Tonight at The Dome,Tufnell Park , Mike Kinsella returns to London with Owls. A man of many admirers and cult eulogising, they are not to be missed. This highlight, off his only release as American Football, is a moody ode to isolation and discontent. It's as delicate and pretty as it is gloomy. Experts of mixed emotion and math guitar tones.
Frankie Knuckles - Your Love
Peaking Lights let loose another brilliant track, 'Everyone and Us' , from their forthcoming album, which is released October 7th on Weird World. The track is a measured electronic pop number that taps into some old Chicago house sounds. Those deep, stark, synth keys plug the melody in as it grows, resembling some of the great movements in Frankie Knuckles' tracks. Whilst 'Your Love' brings what may seem like a little bit of Serge Gainsbourg to the party, it is an iconic house track that's anatomy is shared often.
Mac Demarco - Still Together
Scotland. You and us, were meant to be, To......