Our music editor Anna-Lynne is in love with “Sea of Love” by The National so hard that she selected it to be our song of the month for November.
San Francisco singer-songwriter Dawn Oberg’s “Reconstruction” is our song of the month for August 2013.
Top albums for 2012 as selected by our music editor include releases from Sigur Ros, Beach House, Tame Impala, and more.
Damien Jurado’s “Working Titles” is the Identity Theory song of the month for February 2012. The track comes from his new album, Maraqopa. Watch the Seattle, Washington-based singer’s live performance above or listen on Soundcloud.
In 2011 my listening didn’t have much to do with new music that was coming out. The only cds in my car were the works in progress of my friends which have not yet come out officially.
Our song of the month for December is Sharon Van Etten’s “Serpents.”The tune is off her forthcoming (February 2012) album, Tramp.Listen to the track and/or download it on SoundCloud.Visit the artist at sharonvanetten.com.
Brand new video debut from the new collaboration between Sadistik and Kristoff Krane. The album is now available for pre-order (with limited edition T-shirt packages as well) at both www.sadistikmusic.com and www.micheallarsen.com
Most of my favorite songs from the upcoming album by Bill Patton are originals, but the man has a way with covers that has revived my enthusiasm about artists playing each other’s songs.
Due to pleasant coincidence and shared taste, Eef Barzelay (Clem Snide, and solo fame) has just recorded an EP of songs by Seattle songwriter Terri Moeller, the voice behind Transmissionary Six and Terri Tarantula.
“Shaker Star” by Eef Barzelay is the Identity Theory Song of the Week.View the video above, visit Eef Barzelay on MySpace, and look forward to an interview on Identity Theory’s music section relating to Barzelay in the coming weeks.
Our music editor’s picks for the best albums of 2010 include Damien Jurado and Sarah Jaffe.