Tag: Grizzly Bear

Here’s this week’s Essential stories and the best new music we’ve heard this week (that hasn’t already featured on the blog). We start off with new Local Natives. ‘Breakers’ is the first taster of forthcoming second album Hummingbird, out in January. There’s 10 stories below and then the rest of the music is on page […]

You’ll recognise the name if you’ve ever listened to Grizzly Bear, and if you’re ever listened to Grizzly Bear you’re probably in love with that voice. Daniel Rossen is also half of Department of Eagles, but ‘Saint Nothing’ is taken from his debut solo release, the EP Silent Hour/Golden Mile, out in March on Warp. […]

The second full length to be released on Terrible Records is CANT’s Dreams Come True. Terrible Records is the brainchild of Grizzy Bear bassist Chris Taylor. CANT is Chris Taylor’s side-project. Do you see the connection? You may have already heard ‘Believe’ and ‘Answer’ from the album, but there’s another eight tracks to wrap your […]

Grizzly Bear made harmonies cool. Fleet Foxes went and made it popular. Mountain Man revived the idea of just vocals and nothing else. And now Idiot Glee, aka James Friley, is doing it for the men. Yes harmonies and A’capella are making a comeback. Needless to say that Idiot Glee’s music is not particularly great […]

Pop stars hailing from the Dominican Republic are few and far between. If they are as good as Twin Shadow though, maybe we should head out there for a look. Twin Shadow is George Lewis. He came to America at an early age and had a stint in the circus. You often hear of pop […]

Even before listening to Zebra, the opening song off Beach House’s third album, the similarities with Grizzly Bear are evident. They have toured together, enthused about each others’ recorded output , and last year, Beach House vocalist Victoria Legrand was a guest on the phenomenal track Two Weeks from the acclaimed Veckatimest. It is inevitable […]