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Daytrotter had Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes in studio today. The band is widely known for its high energy campiness, and blend of American music styles.
I was listening to one of the podcasts from SXSW this year, and the NPR’s All Songs Considered crew felt E.S. and the Magnetic Zeroes were one of the best takes in Austin this year. This session with Daytrotter certainly adds to that perception. Get it here.
I must also give props to NPR for turning me on to Silk Lung. Silk Lung is a project of Brooklyn native Jim Orso. The music is wonderfully sublime. You won’t want to mosh around the room with Silk Lung’s newly released, free for download EP, but you may enjoy sitting in the room a bit more. At first listen, the Silk Lung EP appears to be influenced by the rhythms and mellowness of Brazilian music. Orso’s vocals have the same qualities of Elliott Smith, and his songwriting is nearly as good as Mr. Smith’s. Check out the Zipped folder–here. It’s free for a limited time, so get it soon.