We list out all of the albums we’re looking forward to in 2016.
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Mutual Benefit has signed to Mom+Pop and is hitting the road next year.
Mutual Benefit share a single, “Not For Nothing”, made in conjunction with Weathervane’s Shaking Through project.
Mutual Benefit has shared a new music video for The Cowboy’s Prayer EP cut “Auburn Epitaph”.
Though I appreciate a curated lineup within one genre, the combination of Horse Jumper of Love’s updated shoegaze, Ricky Eat Acid’s eloquent trip-hop, and the serene, sunny lo-fi of Mutual Benefit provided a beautifully eclectic mix, full of warmth and sweetness.
We’re giving away tickets to see Mutual Benefit and Ricky Eat Acid at the Middle East on September 18th. Enter here:
The first round of releases for Cassette Store Day 2014 have been announced. They’ll be available in the UK and the rest of the world September 27.
My knowledge of Wild Beasts was minimal. I knew one song by heart but could recognize frontman Hayden Thorpe’s deep bellied vocals nearly anywhere.
Orchestral folk group Mutual Benefit hit The Middle East Downstairs on September 18 with Ricky Eat Acid — just in time for us to get the fall tingles.
Hayden Thorpe is not a voice to easily forget. Thorpe’s deep register vibratos just the right way paired with his existential lyrics that was unlike anything I had heard before.