Posts Tagged ‘Jagjaguwar’
“The duo of Peter Pisano and Brian Moen [have] transformed the fuzzy distortion, rolling and crashing drums and laser-focused purposefulness [of their live shows] into an intensely dynamic yet supremely polished album.”
This week, we’re highlighting record labels who lost inventory in the Sony/PIAS warehouse, that was destroyed by a fire during the recent London riots. Today, we’re taking a look at Jagjaguwar.
If you don’t yet know the music of U.K. artist Richard Youngs, it may be hard to find a good reference point. He’s a singer-songwriter and accomplished guitarist, yes. And while he does write ‘songs,’ they definitely unfold at their own speed. It’s not really experimental per se, but it is music that floats across the ether, powered less by the force of chords, power or otherwise, than by a wandering imagination. Think bent strings, meandering melodies, and a voice of curiosity. OK, maybe it is ‘experimental.’ But it’s also lovely, gentle, captivating, and in its own way, groundbreaking.