New sonic impulses…
(Photo credit: Adelle Barlow)
Lou Barlow was/is very productive these past years.
A new Sebadoh
album Act Surprised (2019), six years after the previous LP.
And recently he returned to Dinosaur Jr., the band he co-founded
in 1984. Their new LP Sweep It Into Space sees the day of light
on 23rd April.
But his songwriting hunger isn’t satisfied yet.
A solo album called Reason To Live lands on 28 May.
Pre-order info here.
“This album is me really opening up, and the album follows that through
its many different themes. Some of my other work could be almost claustrophobic
in its insistence on being all tied together but there’s space for people to live inside
these songs. People have this vision of me as this heartbroken, depressed guy, but
this record feels so true to who I am, to this rich life I now have full of people I love.
The songs culminated over the last five years to show that music has returned to its
central comforting role in my life. Now I’m home.” says Barlow.
Lead-single OVER YOU is a short ode to the golden state California
were he lived for 17 years, including 6 years with his beloved wife.
A sweet nostalgic daydream.
LOU BARLOW: Facebook
Artwork new album REASON TO LIVE – out 28 May
Daily electricity to load your sonic batteries…
20 April 2020
Who: “An internationally raised artist and eclectic singer-songwriter, born in La Paz B.C Mexico. Throughout the years she understood the idea of wanting to create her own genre and remains liberated to label her sound. She is always listening to new music, old music, and learning from whatever makes her feel something special. Dinorah’s music is an extension of herself, a diverse range of style, language, emotion, sound and culture fused into one. Her lyrics are honest and they touch on her stories, nature, perspective, what she has learned so far and what she has yet to learn.”
Track: OVER YOU – newest single
Score: The mesmeric and seductive resonance of ‘Over You’ brings Maxinquaye to mind, the sombrous and mystifying debut album by trip hop expert Tricky while Dinorah‘s voice has the same mysterious tonality of Portishead‘s frontwoman Beth Gibbons. Yes, I know, these are significant references, but it’s obvious that this young artist’s musical talent is simply remarkable as she already showed on her debut EP Cosmic Vision . She creates a sonic atmosphere that’s both sorrowful and sensual, a vibe that’s both heavy-hearted and remedying. Fascinating effort. Fetching vibe.
Tell me what to do
To get over you
My brain’s done with you
But my heart’s in love
Press play and enter Dinorah’s world…
Also on Spotify
DiNORAH: Facebook – .
(photo via artist – ReverbNation)