SOTW: Dog Years

WEEK 7 Dog Years artist: Maggie Rogers album: Dog Years (single)   February is a cold month, like starting a rocky hike in the brisk, grey morning. This single is like that warm cup of chili you enjoy at the peak of the mountain (in Alaska?) at half-past-noon, when the sun affectionately pats your head for…

SOTD: Whoacean

Tuesday, Oct. 25 Whoacean artist: Yesway album: Yesway The enchanting, unintelligible hah-hoos with dreamy acoustic rhythms will take you on an adventure through the sunlit forests of your semi-conscious. Perfect for a mid-day getaway from the early-work-week blues.

SOTD: Paul

Monday, Sept 5 Paul artist: Big Thief album: Masterpiece   A piece with a certain heartstring-tugging nostalgia that’s hard to let go of. Only 3 minutes long, this song is easy to have on repeat because — like many things in life — it always seems to end prematurely. Adrianne’s lovely crooning paints a quaint…

SOTD: Calm Down

Sunday, Sept. 4 Calm Down artist: Opus Orange album: Anatomic   More comforting than calming and indubitably energising. Indie pop-rock rhythms, building up behind encouraging lyrics makes the opener of the band’s 2016 album Anatomic the perfect song to listen to while soaking up the last bit of summer at the park, head on the…