DecibelCast Vol. 14 “Wandering”

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This latest DecibelCast is a mix of somewhat new material that has assisted me on my summer travelings across the country. From Vermont to Seattle and up to Stanwood, WA for a 6-week job at a glass school on a 15,000-acre tree farm; over to Montana for a wedding and a 3 day excursion into Glacier National Park; back to the east coast to North Carolina; and then on down to St. Pete, FL.

Another few weeks in NC and I’ll be on my way back to the North East Kingdom and a private glass studio in Greensboro, VT.

I’ve been fairly non-existent in the blogosphere for most of my trip and this mix may reflect that. It’s been in the works since I left Vermont almost 3 months ago. Whether you’re on the road or hunkered down allow this mix to help you wander through mental or physical space. Enjoy and safe travels.

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[dB-14] “Wandering”

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Tracklist

Evenings – “Babe”

Wise Blood – “Alarm”

Astro – “Ciervos”

Baths – “Miasma Sky”

Jai Paul – “track 3”

TV Girl – “She Smokes in Bed”

DEMON QUEEN – “Rude Boy (feat. N8NOFACE)

CocoRosie – “Gravedigress”

The Blank Tapes – “Pearl”

André – “Mend”

King Khan and The Shrines – “Born To Die”

Alex Bleeker and The Freaks – “Step Right Up (Pour Yourself Some Wine)”

Hospital Ships – “All Yr Gold”

Coma Cinema – “Satan Made A Mansion”

Paul Cary – “Ghost of a Man”

Jacuzzi Boys – “Double Vision”

La Luz – “Call Me in the Day”

GRMLN – “Coral”

The Aquadolls – “Our Love Will Always Remain”

Demon’s Claws – “Weird Ways”

Deerhunter – “Punk (La vie antérieure)”

Jonathan Rado – “Faces”

Speedy Ortiz – “No Below”

Pure Bathing Culture – “Pendulum”

Smith Westerns – “3AM Spiritual”

Wilsen – Oblivion (Grimes Cover)

Bibio – “Dye the Water Green”

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds – “We No Who U R”

Hot Palms – “Benny and the Jets”

LAKE R▲DIO – “Bleeding Thumb”

Lotus Plaza – “Spooky Action at a Distance”

Locket Pundt, guitarist/multi-instrumentalist for Deerhunter, operates his solo project under the moniker Lotus Plaza and has released his sophomore record Spooky Action at a Distance earlier this month via Kranky Records.

Pundt’s style of shimmering indie rock is at the core of all Deerhunter albums and is displayed here with his cyclical guitar work and reverb heavy vocals creating that feeling of being surrounded by the building of each new layer of rich, cavernous sound. These songs are easy to sit with as they will envelop you.

Lotus Plaza – Strangers

Lotus Plaza – Black Buzz

In stark contrast to the Sonny and the Sunsets post, an album written in the wake of divorce, this song Come Back was released on Valentines day as a 7″ split alongside his fiancé.

Lotus Plaza – Come Back