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What have you been listening to this week?

What have you been listening to this week? You don't need to do a 6000 word review if you don't want to, but please write something! If you've just picked up some music, please update on that as well, we'd love to see your hauls :)

Feel free to give recs or discuss anything about each others' listening habits.

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21 comments

  1. girl Link
    Gucci put out a new album and it's fire. He's not the hottest rapper in the game but he knows how to spit and the beats and production quality on his tracks are ludicrous. My boys Two Door Cinema...

    Gucci put out a new album and it's fire. He's not the hottest rapper in the game but he knows how to spit and the beats and production quality on his tracks are ludicrous.

    My boys Two Door Cinema Club also released their fourth album, and having been a listener since Tourist History I have to say it's nice to find such a consistent indie rock kit whose sound is just as powerful and minty fresh as years past, if not being even more refined now. Big ups to Alex, Sam, and Kevin for this one.

    I still have to get around to listening to the new Raconteurs and Hot Chip but maybe this weekend. Spoiled af 🙌

    6 votes
  2. [2]
    Abrown Link
    I've had Oneohtrix Point Never on repeat for a few days now. A buddy randomly texted and asked if I had heard him before and linked to his Boiler Room set from a few years ago. Blew. My. Mind.

    I've had Oneohtrix Point Never on repeat for a few days now. A buddy randomly texted and asked if I had heard him before and linked to his Boiler Room set from a few years ago. Blew. My. Mind.

    5 votes
    1. antiolrach Link Parent
      If you’re interested, he did an episode of the podcast Song Exploder here where he talks about the process behind writing one of his tracks.

      If you’re interested, he did an episode of the podcast Song Exploder here where he talks about the process behind writing one of his tracks.

      2 votes
  3. alyaza Link
    on a bit of a green day kick, oddly: Holiday/Boulevard of Broken Dreams unironically owns. also the dead kennedys are good, and you can take Holiday in Cambodia from my cold dead hands, cowards.

    on a bit of a green day kick, oddly: Holiday/Boulevard of Broken Dreams unironically owns. also the dead kennedys are good, and you can take Holiday in Cambodia from my cold dead hands, cowards.

    4 votes
  4. [2]
    boltsky (edited ) Link
    Some chill out: Not the King - Ice Tea and Nightmares on Wax - You Wish Some other stuff: Soccer Mommy - Your Dog and Blouse - They Always Fly Away
    4 votes
    1. switchy Link Parent
      That whole Nightmares on Wax album (In A Space Outta Sound), Morcheeba's Dive Deep and Zero 7's When It Falls hold a special chill out place in me. Is anybody still doing that sort of downtempo...

      That whole Nightmares on Wax album (In A Space Outta Sound), Morcheeba's Dive Deep and Zero 7's When It Falls hold a special chill out place in me. Is anybody still doing that sort of downtempo chill stuff now? It seems as though lo-fi has taken over the space a little bit...

      1 vote
  5. evrim (edited ) Link
    I have been listening to more and more funk since last year, and this week I went back to listening to one of the bands I really like, Khruangbin. I would classify the music they make as...

    I have been listening to more and more funk since last year, and this week I went back to listening to one of the bands I really like, Khruangbin. I would classify the music they make as psychedelic funk.

    3 votes
  6. asoftbird Link
    All of Rammstein, leading up to one of their stadium concerts a few days ago. Which was nothing short of amazing. If you get a chance to see them live, do it! l don't think l've ever seen a show...

    All of Rammstein, leading up to one of their stadium concerts a few days ago. Which was nothing short of amazing. If you get a chance to see them live, do it! l don't think l've ever seen a show as spectacular as that before and l also don't think l'll see something like it ever again.

    Still listening that as well as some Mistur, a Windir / Immortal / Moonsorrow / Insomnium-like metal band. Long stretches of guitars and very atmospheric.

    2 votes
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    ReapersGale Link
    Heilung - Futha Experimental Folk band - definitely worth seeing live if they're playing nearby

    Heilung - Futha
    Experimental Folk band - definitely worth seeing live if they're playing nearby

    2 votes
    1. elcuello Link Parent
      I saw them last week at Copenhell and it was mind-fucking-blowing! The best show all weekend and I didn't know anything about them beforehand.

      I saw them last week at Copenhell and it was mind-fucking-blowing! The best show all weekend and I didn't know anything about them beforehand.

      1 vote
    2. aymm Link Parent
      Saw them last year at the summer Breeze festival. I really enjoyed them!

      Saw them last year at the summer Breeze festival. I really enjoyed them!

      1 vote
  8. fandegw Link
    I had the pleasure of discovering I Hate Models's first complete album: L'Âge Des Métamorphoses There is not a lot of dark techno that I know of that are this good in being made for club but are...

    I had the pleasure of discovering I Hate Models's first complete album: L'Âge Des Métamorphoses
    There is not a lot of dark techno that I know of that are this good in being made for club but are selling a pitch dark ambiance.
    Each track is a bit too long for club as it is, but perfect for all other listening environment.
    I only know of Ansome on the same label, that sells the same kind of dark techno but more techno oriented than ambiance with shorter titles

    1 vote
  9. DonQuixote Link
    An old Norah Jones song All Your Love from the Peter Malick Group's 2000 album New York City came up on my playlist yesterday on the way home. So long ago since I've heard her I had to view the...

    An old Norah Jones song All Your Love from the Peter Malick Group's 2000 album New York City came up on my playlist yesterday on the way home. So long ago since I've heard her I had to view the song info to check who it was. Norah has a sound that somehow I used to appreciate but now in her absence have grown to absolutely love. The rich true tones of her blues style and the crisp sound of her voice perfectly match my driving mood on a Friday afternoon, even when it's a Wednesday.

  10. ThyMrMan Link
    Recently been on a childhood nostalgia trip. Listening to stuff like Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin, Saliva, Shinedown, and the such. Bunch of bands I loved to listen to on my mp3...

    Recently been on a childhood nostalgia trip. Listening to stuff like Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin, Saliva, Shinedown, and the such. Bunch of bands I loved to listen to on my mp3 player in middle school that I ripped from the internet. Finding myself still loving most of it even now, it is even better now that I have better speakers and headphones and can feel the music better now.

  11. guywithhair Link
    Got through several albums I'd been meaning to get to for a while now Denzel Curry - ZUU: Good lord this slaps. With respect to hip-hop, definitely in the standing for AOTY. I liked Igor well...

    Got through several albums I'd been meaning to get to for a while now

    Denzel Curry - ZUU: Good lord this slaps. With respect to hip-hop, definitely in the standing for AOTY. I liked Igor well enough, but this is an album I could see myself coming back to. AUTOMATIC is a huge standout track for me.

    The 1975 - The 1975: Only recently started listening to this artist. Really enjoying their work, I especially like Chocolate off of this album. I think I've made it through each of their albums at this point, but I'll try to make it through them again now that I have a good feel for their style.

    SNBRN - Sole was alright; a couple of good tracks but most of it was just okay. Really enjoy Prelude and Jungle Kitty, but the rest of the album is somewhat forgettable. That said, pretty solid album for House music because I find LPs for EDM subgenres are usually weak

    Other honorable mentions are JR JR- Invocations/Conversations (Low is a fantastic track, but the album has a bit too much filler IMO) and The Walters - Young Men.

    Also got a chance to see Zhu and Odesza in concert this past weekend. Zhu is always a treat; great live artist. I'm hoping I get to see one of his Blacklizt sets someday because the releases from that I've heard are absolutely sick.

  12. lepigpen Link
    I go through my phases. Lately, a genre/sound I have been revisiting is the girl singing over electronic stuff. Purity Ring. Lorde. Phantogram. Etcetera... Kinda the precursor to the huge LoFi Hip...

    I go through my phases. Lately, a genre/sound I have been revisiting is the girl singing over electronic stuff. Purity Ring. Lorde. Phantogram. Etcetera...

    Kinda the precursor to the huge LoFi Hip Hop vibe we are seeing prevalent now. imo

  13. jlong745 Link
    Katie Toupin (formerly of Houndmouth) dropped her first full-length album and I've been jamming on it for the past week or two. She channels 70's era Dolly- and Linda Ronstadt-style pop really...

    Katie Toupin (formerly of Houndmouth) dropped her first full-length album and I've been jamming on it for the past week or two. She channels 70's era Dolly- and Linda Ronstadt-style pop really well, and her hooks are inspired and plentiful.

    Amon Amarth dropped Berserker a few weeks back, and I dig it; it's not as narrative-driven as their last album, but it's still pretty good melodic death metal for Northern European history/mythology buffs.

  14. sxo Link
    Diskelmä - Kiss of Chaos LP Manowar of D-Beat is back! Finnish crust'n'roll.

    Diskelmä - Kiss of Chaos LP

    Manowar of D-Beat is back! Finnish crust'n'roll.

  15. hyper Link
    I rediscovered Russ for myself. I love his lyrics and the old-school flow. Everything about it is just so chill.

    I rediscovered Russ for myself. I love his lyrics and the old-school flow. Everything about it is just so chill.

  16. aymm Link
    Versengold have released a new album, so I listened to that. Sabaton songs as they keep releasing them bit by bit in anticipation for their new album Crusader by Saxon And some Hollywood Undead...
    • Versengold have released a new album, so I listened to that.
    • Sabaton songs as they keep releasing them bit by bit in anticipation for their new album
    • Crusader by Saxon
    • And some Hollywood Undead again, because i hadn't listened to them for ages
  17. boredop Link
    I saw King's X play last night. They still put on a great show, although Doug Pinnick's voice was shot.

    I saw King's X play last night. They still put on a great show, although Doug Pinnick's voice was shot.