This soundtrack to privately recorded vacation footage from 1956 proves to be one of ambient duo The Orb’s best modern compositions.
A masterful jazz pianist offers up a lush take of a song from a 1920s-era musical. Just don’t call it ‘easy listening’ unless you mean it nicely….
This one-off collaboration was an experiment in sound. Don’t let the oddly phallic album cover scare you; this is a beautiful, unique take on a pop standard
A house classic that was made into a hit two years after its release thanks to Pet Shop Boys, but the original is all groove and melody–and a message that, sadly, is still relevant.
Today has been a day of unspeakable tragedy and heartbreak for both France and Japan. There’s nothing you can do about it; please turn off your TV’s, and immerse yourself in the works borne from another day of great tragedy and pain.
Just a lovely, unhurried walk through the woods on a cool autumn afternoon, nothing more, nothing less…
In tonight’s installment in this week’s ongoing appreciation of The Album Leaf, we present a song found on a hard-to-find tour-only EP.
We continue our listening journey into the darker corners of The Album Leaf’s back catalogue, this time with one of the band’s most endearing numbers, taken from a 2003 Spanish-only EP.
A reader’s request to hear some Album Leaf is generously filled; this week, we’ll highlight some more obscure numbers, starting with this track off of a split record from 2003.
We go three-for-three in the Darla Bliss-Out series; aren’t you getting the hint yet about how wonderfully necessary it is to your record collection?