By staff Features & Lists, Music 11.04.2016.

Don't sleep on this magical, flowing music, even if it purposely courts a dreamy mood.

Given that it was recorded in a cabin in Wisonsin after the breakup of his band, the ending of a relationship, and a bout with mononucleosis hepatitis, we can't imagine why Justin Vernon ended up producing an album of such sad stillness and poignancy. BIOLUMINESCENCE. Suso Saíz has been crafting instrumental masterpieces for decades, working on albums by everyone from Música Esporádica to Orquesta De Las Nubes and adding his distinct melodic voice every time. It's hypnotic, it's replayable, and it's downright essential. There is only one remedy and that is found within gentle vocal melodies and ethereal instrumentations, ranging from Justin Vernon to Uncle Neil Young. Despite all the criticism and perhaps unworthy purple praise, there remains virtually a whole shoegaze movement that people ignore outside of its pink, hazy zenith. Grass & Trees feels curiously microscale as if zooming in on a small patch of land and leaving no stone unturned and no bug or worm unsurveyed. Here's the best albums to fall asleep to, Let these beautiful LPs lull you into a peaceful unconsciousness, Album Review: Fontaines D.C. - A Hero's Death, Album Review: beabadoobee - Fake It Flowers, Doves announce first album in eleven years with another sublime single, New Billie Eilish - hear 'Therefore I Am', Django Django confirm new album Glowing In The Dark, Loyle Carner drops brand new track 'Yesterday', AKS returns after four years with 'Up & Up (Heavens Above)', Elder Island share wall-shaking new cut 'Feral'. This makes Newman the ideal songwriter to dismantle what would come to be called toxic masculinity. In the Russo Brothers' Captain America: Civil War, friend turns on friend, and no easy resolution is reached. 05 Dec 2019. Ghost Box left off, High Line continues its chase of mythic ghosts across dusty backroads and starry country nights, with tracks like "Ursa Major" adding a bit more percussive propulsion to what we've heard from the group before. Quieten the millions of thoughts buzzing around in your head with the help of some calming but consuming music. and. The undeniable combination of Romy Madley Croft and Oliver Sim’s voices send your mind into blissful places of relaxation. Facebook Twitter. The A Team Ed Sheeran • + 4:18 0:30. 10. As Saíz has been making music for close to 50 years, it's thrilling to hear an artist of his stature attack new music with a young man's enthusiasm, now filled with more passion than ever before. "From Memory" works in light drum hits with an indelible guitar hook that soon drowns in a wave of slow-motion e-bow flare-ups, while the lush cloud that is "Anti-stress for Babies and Families" lives up to its title with a cinematic sweep. Released in 2006, this live LP documents This Heat as a formidable live rock presence.

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There's an element of unease throughout though, so we can't take any responsibility if you end up having gentle nightmares: "Lay on your back, breathe it in / The sickly sweet of my rotting skin", Portishead - Dummy: You'll have to settle yourself into the rhythm of its minimalist, trip hop drum beats and samples, but once you do, Dummy is guaranteed to hypnotise you into a hazy trance. Excitable Girl. You have to go back to 2012's Wrecking Ball for the last album of all new material, something that needs to change in 2019. Learn more.

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