Listen Up:: Pat Jordache O.M.O.

Listen Up:: Pat Jordache O.M.O.

Over the last year, Patrick Gregoire and his friends have been exploring texture in a series of singles. The latest, “O.M.O.”, is the biggest sonic leap to date. It’s hard to describe the progression – the most potent arrows in the quiver are still synths, sax, bass and programming – but the output is looser(…)

Listen Up:: The Sumner Brothers Ticket to Ride on KEXP

Listen Up:: The Sumner Brothers Ticket to Ride on KEXP

Tomorrow I’m flying home to say goodbye to my Dad. Not goodbye, in a “see you in a few months or when I get back from a trip” type formality, but goodbye in the sense that when I walk out of the room, I know I’ll never see my father alive again. The cancer won;(…)

Friday Fun:: Meredith Shaw & Donovan Woods cover Joel Plaskett

Friday Fun:: Meredith Shaw & Donovan Woods cover Joel Plaskett

Things we love: Joel Plaskett. Donovan Woods. Donovan Woods’ twitter feed. Meredith Shaw’s voice. If only there was a way these things could come together… BOOM. Before a recent show at the Dakota, Meredith and Donovan took the time to pay tribute to an East Coast icon. We’ve gushed about Woods’ latest record before, but(…)

Quick Hitters:: Royal Canoe Bathtubs

Quick Hitters:: Royal Canoe Bathtubs

You know that guy that pumps the shit out of Souls of Mischief, Fela or Jaco Pastorius the minute the sun comes out? You’ve seen him, driving windows down with his music crushing factory grade speakers. Yeah, that is 100% me. I can’t even pretend it’s not. Summer jams don’t really need anything than a(…)