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The Drainage | July 18, 2017

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About: Emory Michael

Emory Michael

Emory Michael

Posts By Emory Michael

Sound On Sound 2017: Yeah Yeah Yeah’s Return, Grizzly Bear, Iggy Pop, Electric Wizard, Kehlani, + More

June 20, 2017 |

Stilt-walkers, cardboard store fronts, jousting, archery, 2 foot beards — not the typical layout of a modern music festival (well, maybe the beards). Yet somehow, Sound On Sound’s 2016 weekend of stellar musical acts on Renaissance grounds felt like one … Read More

Biweekly Album Roundup: Wiley, William Basinski, Ty Segall

January 31, 2017 | 1

Welcome to The Drainage’s biweekly album roundup! This will be released on a biweekly basis and consist of short synopses of 2-4 albums that we find important. We will tell you what each album is all about, include a best/worst … Read More

Biweekly Album Roundup: Brian Eno, Mica Levi, The xx

January 16, 2017 |

Welcome to The Drainage’s biweekly album roundup! This will (hopefully) be released on a biweekly basis and consist of short synopses of 2-3 albums that we find important. We will tell you what each album is all about, include a … Read More

Album Review: Dedekind Cut – $uccessor (Ded004)

December 24, 2016 |

Fred Warmsley has never been fearful, though his full-length debut under a new moniker, Dedekind Cut, might intimidate. The producer, known in the past as Lee Bannon, has created some of the most challenging pieces of sound collage this side … Read More

New Music: Virginia Wang – Forward Constant Motion

December 8, 2016 |

“We’ll make it out someday” — Anonymous “But we won’t” — Travi$ Scott Friend

This Album Deserves: 8/10 I could say I know … Everything About this album Or spew some bullshit about how Virginia Wing is going … Read More

New Music: Two Door Cinema Club – Gameshow

October 31, 2016 |

A gameshow usually consists of overly ordinary people putting on a facade of enjoyment in order to gain a substantial amount of cash.  Everything down to Steve Harvey’s whacky smile on Family Feud seems, at least to a certain strange … Read More

8 Essential Autumn Albums For Your Descent Into Hibernation

October 21, 2016 |

“Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying” – Langston Hughes, probably

    Fall is upon us, and with it comes … Read More

New Music: Nicolas Jaar – Sirens

October 13, 2016 |

“Nicolas Jaar’s new record is a stunning whirlwind of politically charged psychedelic ambiance that is sure to leave its mark.”

 

Richie Unterberber once described The Electric Prunes’ music as possessing “an eerie and sometimes anguished … Read More

New Music: Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree

October 3, 2016 |

Nick Cave has always been known for his heady, overarching romanticisms of mortality. He works with the theme the same way a painter works with pastels, a ceramist with clay.  He bends and twists the topic in ways that leave … Read More

New Music: Glass Animals – How To Be a Human Being

October 1, 2016 |

The listening collective has now had two years to digest Glass Animals’ debut album, Zaba, which, let me tell you, has managed to hit some sweet spot with a vast array of people.  A wonderfully nimble collection of tropical rhythms and … Read More