Articles by Dan Salter
Replica Figures is the latest, and possibly the most ambitious release to date from John MOuse.
There is no answer to the calculus equation posed on Oversleepers International- there are open questions, dreams, and soul crushing realities packed into these 11 songs. Sometimes the they all intersect- and when the music locks in, and you find yourself like a dot on a very big map.
SARN writes about complex social themes with humor and cynicism. PostModern Trash is a collection of nine clever, imaginative, and very heavy songs.
Mega Emotion is about to drop a new album- and if it sounds anything like their new single ‘OK MAYBE OK’ – this will be, in a word, mega. Melodic noise and anxiety are the new normal.
An American ex-pat, living in Berlin, records the best political song of 2016. We need this. Now.
Combine thoughtful songwriting with a cast of highly talented musicians and engineers, and an attitude that over-thinking a song will only ruin it, has resulted in a catalogue of very special songs. ‘My Socks’ is just one chapter in the story of SARN.
When Julio Anta, founder of The Native Sound label pitched the idea to re-issue the album, Bob Weston signed on to re-master it, and Joe Williams created new album art- MSOF very much became a “new” album again and sounds like it could have been recorded yesterday. By Nat Lyon