Tag: 2018

Song Of The Day: David Ball, “Pretty Baby”

Taken from the David Ball release, Come See Me.

Song Of The Day: Peter Broderick, “Techno For Lemurs”

Taken from the Erased Tapes release, Two Balloons.

Song Of The Day: The Decemberists, “Traveling On”

Taken from the Capitol Records release, Traveling On.

Song Of The Day: Willie Nile, “All Dressed Up And Nowhere To Go”

Taken from the River House release, Children Of Paradise.

Elvis Presley: The Searcher (HBO Films)

What promised to be a definitive documentary on one of America’s greatest musical performers instead offers three hours of sanitized observations on a complicated man who deserves better.

Song Of The Day: Shawn Mullins, “Shimmer (Electric)”

Taken from the Soul Carnival release, Soul’s Core Revival.

The Ghost Of Christmas: Dead Can Dance’s Dionysus

Dead Can Dance returned this year with their best album in 25 years, a haunting and dark oratorio about the god of debauchery. It’s easily one of the best albums of 2018.

Songs of 2018: The Mystery of The Bulgarian Voices featuring Lisa Gerrard, “Shandai Ya”

Long awaited collaboration between two exotic, otherworldly groups proved to be exactly as good as you would expect to be.

Songs Of 2018: Spiritualized, “I’m Your Man”

Spiritualized returned with a fantastic new album, and this particular song is one of Jason Pierce’s finest to date.

Songs of 2018: Mike Love And Hanson, “It’s O.K.”

Beach Boys front man Mike Love teamed up with a brotherly duo noted for having harmonies equally as good as his Wilson cousins, and their remake of a lesser 1970s track was a surprising return to form.