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”

Hospital Ships – New Album “Lonely Twin”

Evander threw me a heads up on this band last week and they have been steadily growing on me since. It’s all in the mind of multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter Jordan Geiger who has over the years been a contributing member of bands such as The Appleseed Cast, Minus Story and Shearwater. Operating out of Lawrence Kansas his current project, Hospital Ships, dropped their second LP on GRAVEFACE Records on June 7th. The label describes the band as “Midwestern Existential fuzz/pop”.

Jordan’s high pitched falsetto carries these rather intimate songs through a wide range of instrumentation. Taking off with sharp indie/pop tracks and merging into fuzzed out rock ballads then retracting into simple, dusty folk gems. These songs are simple and catchy and yet are atmospheric with a tendency to wander.

here’s a stream for the first single Carry On

http://official.fm/tracks/211054?size=artwork&skin=228&width=220

Downloadable Mp3’s (right click)

Hospital ShipsHoney Please

Hospital Ships – Anyone Everyone

Video for Galaxies off Lonely Twin

Here’s a few tracks off the debut LP Oh, Ramona from 2008

http://official.fm/tracks/165089?size=small&skin=228

http://official.fm/tracks/11039?size=small

http://official.fm/tracks/13883?size=small