Yeah, where is that hitman guy anyway?
FTLT (the citizen that alerted the citizenry to the likes of Alabama Shakes and Courtney Barnett long before everyone else figured it out, who also used to be a DJ, contributor, and frequent commenter as well as being known as somewhat of a basketball enthusiast (in the case that anyone is unfamiliar)) causally dropped a mention in a FMD a little bit back. I've learned to listen when the hitman does so.
A collaboration between the lead singer of The Walkmen and one of the main cogs of Vampire Weekend, their album is a whirling plunge through genres, eras, and textures, but all with a distinctly original sound that I hope they explore on another album or two. Anyway, this song has been between lowkey to rock-climber's grip stuck in my head for the past few weeks now.
Okay, well, it's "newish". Anyway, if we had a FTLT signal, I'd be using it.
5 Mar 2016
Huh, she grew up next to the boy's school.
Damn, hitman, that tune's catchy.
Greetings Citizens. Be forewarned, my tastes - although they do encompass a wide assortment of genres - are fairly pedestrian when compared to the great variety displayed weekly by hitman and jobu (and others). The videos this week may not push many boundaries or broaden many horizons musically, but its music I like and I had a blast putting it all together. Enjoy. Or don't...
First up is Feeder, a run-of-the-mill British alternative/grunge band. I like most of their catalogue, but I love this song.
Enjoy your week off boys.