Widowspeak | @Buzzsession

April 11, 2013 at 9:29 am Leave a comment

Our friends at The Wild Honey Pie just posted a couple of videos and accompanying tracks from one of its “Buzzsessions” recorded with Brooklyn’s Widowspeak at the book-lined studio of Alex Sterling in upper Manhattan. The band performed two of their more beautifully transporting songs “Perennials” and “Devil Knows” from off their 2012 LP release, “Almanac”. “Perennials” is a wonderfully dreamy, cascading song about the fleeting nature of things: “I’m afraid, nothing lasts / Nothing lasts.” The “Devil Knows” is a dark track about not being able to escape the eye of the devil. I love that in the middle of the track, electric guitar seems to chase and mimic lead singer Molly Hamilton’s voice like a shadow. Eric Weiner produced the two video clips, along with the help of many others in recording them. Hamilton’s voice never sounded better, like some soft lakeside fay singing within the woodlands. (It’s a sound that reminds me Hope Sandoval.) It’s nice to actually watch and listen to Widowspeak perform, because I’m so used to visualizing the band as its two founding members. But it requires more than the two to accomplish their sound live. You can download a copy of the live songs at soundcloud courtesy of the band and The Wild Honey Pie. Follow the band at facebook. — David D. Robbins Jr.

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to Del.icio.usAdd to StumbleuponAdd to RedditAdd to BlinklistAdd to TwitterAdd to TechnoratiAdd to Yahoo BuzzAdd to Newsvine

Entry filed under: Widowspeak. Tags: .

Fol Chen | I.O.U. (Video) CRIM3S | Stay Ugly EP

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


ANY CHARACTER HERE
ANY CHARACTER HERE
ANY CHARACTER HERE
ANY CHARACTER HERE
ANY CHARACTER HERE
ANY CHARACTER HERE
ANY CHARACTER HERE
ANY CHARACTER HERE
ANY CHARACTER HERE
ANY CHARACTER HERE
ANY CHARACTER HERE

TBB Twitter Links & Videos

Their Bated Breath Archive

Recent Bated Breath posts

Guilt-Free Listening Zone

This is a guilt-free listening zone. We've built relationships with bands, artists, labels and PR firms to give you the best in new music. All songs on this site are sent to Their Bated Breath directly from the artists, their PR firms, their record labels, or are available via stream. Thanks so much to all of them. It's important to me that nothing posted here take away anything from the artists. Enjoy. -- David.

2014: Good Listens …

  • • Leonard Cohen "Popular Problems"
  • ANY CHARACTER HERE
    ANY CHARACTER HERE
  • • Warpaint "Warpaint"
  • ANY CHARACTER HERE
  • • Cibo Matto "Hotel Valentine"
  • ANY CHARACTER HERE
  • • Sharon Van Etten "Are We There"
  • ANY CHARACTER HERE
    ANY CHARACTER HERE

    %d bloggers like this: