Month: May 2024

1/2/3/4 — #287 — Who Will You Believe?

Joe Pernice has been writing for a long time and has crafted a remarkable catalog that boldly reinterprets and recasts classic American pop. He formed Pernice Brothers in Massachusetts with his brother Bob in 1997 and this is a group that always excites me. His latest, Who Will You Believe showcases a beautiful balance between sadness and moments of solemnity with warm humor and camaraderie.

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1/2/3/4 — #286A — The Lost Show

Featuring a phenomenal experimental pop record from Tomato Flower, their debut album No is one of my favourite listening experiences of 2024. Just when you think you have a handle on how to describe what you’re listening to, they throw you a curve ball. Magic stuff. Plus more great music from Blue Babe, Ducks Ltd. and Oison Leech.

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1/2/3/4 — #286 — Ease The Work

Our feature is the incredible Ease the Work from instrumental ensemble Hour. It’s a grand statement conceived by Michael Cormier-O’Leary. Passionate, open, and occasionally dissonant, it blends breathy timbre with cinematic swoon and is a brilliant listen from start to end.

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