Weekly RecommNeds | Yellowbirds And The Blank Tapes

…then your face will surely show it.

Yellowbirds - Songs From The Vanished Frontier

Sam Cohen’s Yellowbirds are sure to help get your giddy on. With this sophomore effort, Cohen’s transformation is all but complete. What was once a project from a former member of a no-longer group is now a standing-on-its-own-two-feet band; what was once the skeleton of a unique sound is now a fully-developed, beautiful landscape of music. On Songs From The Vanished Frontier, every little thing is in the right place and the result is the goods. So smile!

Spotify: Yellowbirds - Songs From The Vanished Frontier

MOG: https://mog.com/m#album/83825721

The Blank Tapes: Vacation

Hey there. Feeling a little mid-week blah? Need to put a smile on your face? Why don’t you try some grin-inducing new music like The Blank Tapes’ aptly named Vacation. With a sunny disposition and a sort of doo wop-swirled-psych-folk, this album is one toe- tapping, good-times track after another. The good vibes melodies run counter to a lot of the lyrics (note that tidal wave, snake and lurking somethings on the cover), but no matter, turn your frown upside down with this fantastic music.

Spotify: The Blank Tapes - Vacation

MOG: https://mog.com/m#album/82572631

Rhapsody: http://www.rhapsody.com/artist/the-blank-tapes/album/vacation


Words By: Aaron Stein
[Published on: 8/21/13]

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