are mastering the art of stripped down minimal pop music - as in The XX. The dream pop from the Austin threesome (Kwvin Dehan on bass, Adam Linnell on guitar and singer Sherry LeBlanc) is hauntingly intimate but life affirming at the same time.
We would skip P.E. class and hide in the locker room showers, sharing headphones and listening to the whole «Melancholy» album.
Hahaha. Actually, I think we all secretly like that song. We just had a good time listing to Willie Nelson, Spoon, Stevie Ray Vaughn and Fastball songs. Predictable answers but great stuff really.
That woman is mind blowing. So talented and a great performance artist. She crowd surfed, DJ'd, had multiple costume changes, sang like mad, had Common on stage for a brief appearance and burned incense.
We played this at the beginning of my dad's funeral. It will always remind me of him laying in the casket and that's not how I want to picture him.
Kevin: Original pressing of «Forever Changes» by Love and still can't find «Life Without Buildings» album.
Do people close out their parties? We may have a bit of a problem because our parties usually end up with three or four people staying up until sunrise watching music videos on YouTube. Let's say «Night Tripper» send people into the night with some spooky vibes.
Highly recommended for dreamy first dates.
Sherry: Kevin and I sang «Norweigan Wood» at my dad's funeral. If someone I really loved would sing that for me, that would be my choice.
So many great dance parties were started by the song «Holland 1945».
Maybe I am not actually guilty about this.
Over and over and over and over.
On cassette. Saved up my allowance to buy that and Phil Collins' «No Jacket Required» at the same time. Big spender.
I have unintentionally put this on 9 out of ten mixes I've made for everyone over the last ten years.
We're on tour talking about this and our list so far is «The Virgin Suicides», «Amelie», «Royal Tenenbaums», «Forrest Gump», «The Crow», «Life Aquatic».
There's a great reggae show on the public radio station KOOP every Sunday morning in Austin. Sets the tone for a great day and it's a bit of a tradition too.