Category Archives: depressingly beautiful

Marissa Nadler – In Your Lair, Bear

Marissa Nadler is an American dream-folk singer-songwriter and artist based in Boston. Although she has released five discs to date, she remains relatively unknown (at least in my circles) and undoubtedly under-praised. I find her voice haunting yet gentle and … Continue reading

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HOLIDAY SPECIAL: Sufjan Stevens – Sister Winter

A mere TWO DAYS separates us from Christmas, folks, and now seems like an appropriate time for a slow jam.. no? Indie pop singer/songwriter Sufjan Stevens first said he was going to write an album for each of the 50 … Continue reading

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James Vincent McMorrow – Hear The Noise That Moves So Soft And Low

James Vincent McMorrow is a great Dublin-based singer/songwriter who has impressed audiences across the world with his beautifully haunting folk music. McMarrow recorded his debut alone in an Irish beach house with nothing but a single microphone after years spent … Continue reading

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The Irrepressibles – In This Shirt (R√∂yksopp Remix)

Every once in a while you find a musical group or artist that takes you on a journey… The Irrepressibles are that kind of group. This spectacular ten-piece orchestral ensemble is led by musician, composer and frontman Jamie McDermott and … Continue reading

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Patrick Watson – Close to Paradise

Here’s a beautiful song from a beautiful man- Montreal’s own Patrick Watson. I am home sick with a cold right now and in the moments where I’m feeling most sorry for myself, Patrick Watson’s ghostly vocals and gorgeous falsetto are … Continue reading

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Band Of Horses – Detlef Schrempf

Because I finally get to see Band of Horses for the first time ever in just a few days, here’s a great one from their second of three studio albums, Cease to Begin, released in 2007. They are wonderful and … Continue reading

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Dum Dum Girls – Coming Down

Here’s the new slow and sultry single from all-female Californian dream pop group Dum Dum Girls. The song is the first single from their highly anticipated sophomore album Only in Dreams, set to be released by Sub Pop this September. … Continue reading

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