A couple days ago we wrote about the Justin Bieber song "U Smile" that a producer had taken and slowed down into a half hour of smoothed-out ambience, and that everyone seemed to enjoy quite a bit. So we tried it on some local music to see if we could make our own.
photo via Retribution Gospel Choir's MyspaceAlan Sparhawk's relatively aggressive, tightly yet epically sprawling, and stunningly composed project Retribution Gospel Choir recently recorded a session at The Current, playing their songs "Working Hard," "Hide It Away," and "Your Bird." Lucky for ev ... More >>
What Harvey Milk looks, sounds likeNot sure what fermented in NPR's kombucha this week, but today and yesterday the classically staid broadcaster posted full-album streams from two bands you would expect to see blown up just about anywhere else. Maybe it started with Carrie Brownstein's blog, or ... More >>
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