Thursday, February 10, 2011

Fuzzy Lights

An album I forgot to mention in my half-arsed round-up of my favourites of 2010 was Twin Feathers by Fuzzy Lights. It has hints of 60s British folk mixed with post-rock style guitar drone and I've seen it described as having a subdued violence.
Anyway it's a gorgeous, haunting album - this track's a good place to start:

You can buy the album from Piccadilly Records here

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

William Tyler - Behold The Spirit

William Tyler is a guitarist whose playing I know best from Lambchop but who's also played with  Charlie Louvin, Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Silver Jews, and Wooden Wand.
He now has a beautiful album out under his own name called Behold The Spirit.

The album mixes his guitar playing with field recordings, buzzes, hums and clicks as well as some bits of piano, strings and brass. It's a gorgeous thing and I suggest that after you've listened to this track that you go out and buy it.