After a nine-year break, Talking To Turtles have achieved something beautiful here: an album with a single feeling. You get it right at the beginning and then, song after song, you’re glad that it doesn’t stop. There is a friendly serenity and gentle introspection in this softly and unpretentiously played music that sways and slowly exhales.
An album with a single feeling
For example in “Grapefruit Knife”, a gently grooving song whose vocals are a bit reminiscent of Sufjan Stevens, but also of the corresponding moments in Tunng’s music. “And What’s On Your Mind” was created in a studio on the North Frisian dike, Florian and Claudia Sievers trace life with openness and a very conscious melancholy.
Rosemary & Garlic :: “A Room Of One’s Own”
Gentle chamber music from Holland’s dream pop queen
U2 :: “Songs Of Surrender” – Walk On, Bono!
Why have U2 now re-recorded their greatest songs in quieter versions? Maybe to future-proof them.
The Band Of Heathens :: “Simple Things”
The songwriter quintet from Texas knows what they’re capable of.
The National announce new album – song “Tropic Morning News” streaming here
The first preview of The National’s new album is now available.
“Ennio Morricone – The Maestro”: A cinematic tribute to the composer
The documentary pays tribute to the life and work of the Italian composer, who wrote over 500 film scores.
Indiana Jones: Why Kingdom of the Crystal Skull isn’t the worst Indy
Aliens and monkeys on vines: Immediately after “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” came to the cinema, it became the least popular film in the adventure series. Wrongly.