Monday, January 18, 2021

Monday Roundup #1

In the absence of concert listings, my regular Monday dispatches have fallen off. After bringing some life to the blog with the "bumping into" series, I figure I should get back in the groove. (Although we may yet bump into a few more peeps!) I'm guessing that this will be a bit like what used to get shoved into the end of the post when I was doing listings — some bandcamp suggestions, nods to a few livestreams, and sundry community notes (email me if you have anything that needs broadcast in the latter category!). Plus maybe a look back through the MFS archives.

Community notes:

  • In case you missed it, you can catch Saturday's Long Winter (which is, in this Winter of our Sepration. being transformed into "Long Winter TV") over on youtube:

It happened this week...

  • ...on January 22, 2010 at the Out of This Spark 3rd Anniversary Party at The Garrison.
Forest City Lovers - Song For Morrie
  • ...on January 21, 2011 at The Tranzac.
Canaille - Angeer
  • ...on January 24, 2012 at Soundscapes.
John K. Samson - The Last And

[Okay, jeez, that was harder than expected to not pick even more things. Still, going forward, this is more likely to be constrained to one or two picks. Do remember that you can click on the tags below to go back and find the original posts (and often, more stuff) from these artists.]

Bandcamp corner:

  • Heidi Chan's series of Bachelard EP's over the past year have investigated different approaces to modular synthesis and are all rewarding listens, but things really stretch out in a satisfying way on this new collection of "minimalist, hazy" pieces:

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