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I have been away too long. About seven months, it would seem. Let’s just say that life got in the way.
I shall do my best to remedy that from now on.

Ever since the advent of Cold Specks, a new form of dark soul – or doom soul, as she likes to put it – has sparked my interest, and the latest one I found was Mirel Wagner. This Ethiopean born – Finland raised singer has been around for a while; her album ‘Bon Voyage’ came out in October last year, and I hope to hear more from this dark and broody monster.

‘To The Bone’ opens the album, and is actually one of the first songs she ever wrote. It has all the elements of a perfect David Lynch soundtrack: dark discomforting lyrics, a broody voice, minimal guitar and images that look like they were shot by a psychopath:

via La Blogothèque

Bad Bad Not Good from Toronto have arlready released a couple of jazzed-up versions of Odd Future songs & other classic Hip Hop cuts through their Twitter & bandcamp accounts, and here they dove in the studio with Tyler himself to lay down a jazzy jam of two of Tyler’s songs off ‘Goblin’, Fish & Seven:

(via Abeano)

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