mp3 Stream, Playing on Prefix »

Playing on Prefix: Foxygen

Posted December 10, 2012 by | 3 Comments | 2,782 views]
foxygen_large

Playing on Prefix is a feature on KCRW’s Music Blog in which writers from the eclectic music site Prefix hip you to what’s coming out of their computer speakers each week.
One of the primary issues in writing about great rock ‘n’ roll bands is that there’s an element of intangible energy in the songs that simply doesn’t translate well onto the page. And while …

Playing on Prefix »

Saint Etienne: Playing on Prefix

Posted September 6, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 2,954 views]
saint-etienne

Playing on Prefix is a feature on KCRW’s Music Blog in which writers from the eclectic music site Prefix hip you to what’s coming out of their computer speakers each week.
By Mike Burr
From adolescence to young adulthood, music is one of the primary cultural currencies for self-definition. Teenagers create a space between themselves and the square, adult world on one end and a safe, …

Playing on Prefix »

Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti: Playing on Prefix

Posted August 21, 2012 by | 2 Comments | 3,797 views]
mature themes

Playing on Prefix is a feature on KCRW’s Music Blog in which writers from the eclectic music site Prefix hip you to what’s coming out of their computer speakers each week.
By Matt MacFarland
For those of you who don’t know, L.A.’s Ariel Pink is kind of a big deal. I say “kind of” because he’s a very big deal to some and not any kind …

mp3 Stream, Playing on Prefix, Uncategorized »

DIIV: Playing on Prefix

Posted July 27, 2012 by | 6 Comments | 6,484 views]
DIIV

Playing on Prefix is a feature on KCRW’s Music Blog in which writers from the eclectic music site Prefix hip you to what’s coming out of their computer speakers each week
Beach Fossils guitarist Zachary Cole Smith named his new band Dive because liked the Nirvana song “Dive”; plus, everyone in the band is a water sign and it seemed to make sense.
Then he changed …

mp3 Stream, Playing on Prefix, Uncategorized »

Playing on Prefix: Niki & the Dove

Posted July 12, 2012 by | 1 Comment | 2,808 views]
niki

Playing on Prefix is a feature on KCRW’s Music Blog in which writers from the eclectic music site Prefix hip you to what’s coming out of their computer speakers each week
By Susannah Young
Were you to make some kind of flow chart ranking musicians’ aptitude for wringing emotion and empathy out of synthetic instruments, I’d say most of the top spots would be occupied by …

Playing on Prefix »

ILLLS: Playing on Prefix

Posted June 27, 2012 by | 9 Comments | 4,310 views]

Playing on Prefix is a feature on KCRW’s Music Blog in which writers from the eclectic music site Prefix hip you to what’s coming out of their computer speakers each week.
Oxford, MS is a small Southern city with a bit of a mixed identity. The city simultaneously plays host to the campus of Ole Miss–which includes William Faulkner’s home– and just a stone’s throw …

Fanatics, mp3 Stream, Playing on Prefix »

Lower Dens: Playing on Prefix

Posted June 15, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 8,317 views]
noo

Playing on Prefix is a feature on KCRW’s Music Blog in which writers from the eclectic music site Prefix hip you to what’s coming out of their computer speakers each week.
When listening to Lower Dens, an image of a pale, slightly evil twin materializes in your mind, the enigmatic counterpart to hometown compatriots Beach House.
Vocalist Jana Hunter possesses a bewitching voice with an unsuspecting …

mp3 Stream, Playing on Prefix, Uncategorized »

Secret Colors: Playing On Prefix

Posted June 8, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 5,886 views]
secret colors

Playing on Prefix is a feature on KCRW’s Music Blog in which writers from the eclectic music site Prefix hip you to what’s coming out of their computer speakers each week.
Ever since the Beach Boys went on their first “Surfing Safari”, summer has demanded a soundtrack.  Unfortunately for us, Brian Wilson’s utopian vision of a “Surfin’ USA” has proved less than prophetic — tunes …

mp3 Stream, Playing on Prefix »

Bleached: Playing on Prefix

Posted May 9, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 3,170 views]
BELACHED

Playing on Prefix is a feature on KCRW’s Music Blog in which writers from the eclectic music site Prefix hip you to what’s coming out of their computer speakers each week.
Bleached emerged in 2011 as a tighter version of their scattered and frantic previous band, Mika Miko. They swapped punk dissonance and disorder for a closer-knit garage pop sound with vocal harmonies only achievable …

mp3 Stream, Playing on Prefix »

Pond: Playing on Prefix

Posted April 23, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 3,091 views]
pond

Formed in 2008, Pond, the acid-soaked side project of some members of Tame Impala, embraces a jam-band aesthetic with an ever-shifting lineup and a series of hysterical hippie pseudonyms, including main songwriter Nick “Paisley Adams” Allbrook, Kevin “Kaykay” Parker and Jay “Wesley Goldtouch/Wiley B. Buddah” Watson. Also featuring the Silents’ Jamie Terry and Joseph “Orion” Ryan, the band is known to play its particular …

Related Posts with Thumbnails