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The Drainage | May 25, 2017

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About: Emory Michael

Emory Michael

Emory Michael

Posts By Emory Michael

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

New Music: Travis Scott – Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight

September 17, 2016 |

Travis Scott occupies an interesting space in today’s hip hop game.  Houston born and bred, Scott channels his southern influences through his music marathon style, yet he doesn’t seem to get pinned down as just another crooning trap rapper.  His … Read More