Without a doubt, the most ambitious mewithoutYou album to date, by any standard, but also the most troubling.
For those times when you just want to lose yourself in some sad, nostalgic, starry-eyed ambience for an hour or so.
Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ is pure cinematic magic. Also, it reminds me of ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ (seriously).
Their lush, atmospheric music is still as evocative as ever, even in this short video preview of “Pray For Rain.”
It’s deeply enjoyable, and even a little moving for this fan, to see Slowdive vindicated after all these years.
Reading: Charleston & the Confederate Flag, Christopher Lee, mewithoutYou, the IKEA Church, Punk Rock Sells Out & More
Also: Terrible dads in fiction, DuckDuckGo, and more Charleston-related links.
In a little meta twist, the new season will also include an adaptation of Tsutomu Nihei’s ‘Blame!.’
For all of its artificiality, there’s very little that’s cold, clinical, or merely “academic” about Platform.
This time: Atmospheric darkwave, eerie space rock, poetic post-hardcore, jangly pop, and soulful hip-hop.