No better way to celebrate Valentine’s day than to have sex assemble a love songs mixtape.
Hope all of you had someone, something or somewhere to love.
man of the hour * norah jones
At some point between 2007 and 2009, Norah Jones broke up with her long-time boyfriend and bassist Lee Alexander. She then cut her long brown hair and the cheese off her music, releasing a record that sounded more interesting than anything she’d ever done before.
The Fall (this the name of the record) didn’t sell super well, but featured one of her most convincing, realistic and straightforward love songs to date.
Which – FYI – is a declaration of affection to her dog.
Hey boyz and girlz. It’s time, again, for my much awaited monthly mixtape, featuring the best jams I’ve listened to in the past month. Hopefully I’ll manage to stop writing like a 13 y/o by the end of this post.
owen pallett – on a path
If you “stand on a city that you don’t know anymore” (a pretty common feeling here in Berlin) this is the song for you
25 perfume geniusPut Your Back N 2 It Learning, Perfume Genius debut record, made me think he was an emo kid with an obsessive crush on his teacher, which made it difficult for me to relate with his music. This new album is once again full of drama and despair, but it feels somehow more accessible. Read More
listening to beach house’s music is like moving through a sunny forest of sounds. You don’t really know what to expect, but it’s all so poetic and delicate that you can’t possibly be scared of getting lost in it.
bowerbirds – tuck the darkness in
This Bowerbirds’ song carries a nostalgic flavour and brings back memories from gazillions of years ago. Sweet.