Frankles Monthly Mix #9 – Lithium

Welcome to Lithium (Chapter 9) The playlists might be monthly, mostly, but the same cannot be said for posting them here. I even wound up running out of chemicals with a suffix of -on, so I had to figure out how to end the year while staying on/around the periodic table. If you’re looking for what you missed since my last “monthly mix” post in … Continue reading Frankles Monthly Mix #9 – Lithium

Sunday Sounds: Dreaming In Colour with Jamie xx

In an interview ahead of the xx’s sophomore album Coexist, Jamie xx said it would be a dance-inspired album, and I thought, “Finally!” But when I heard it, I spent the 40-minute length of the record waiting in vain for the breakdown. There’s so much restraint, and much of the record is spent hovering in an area that feels on the brink of a breakdown, … Continue reading Sunday Sounds: Dreaming In Colour with Jamie xx

Sunday Sounds: Jon Hopkins

Modern life is full of distractions, full of thousands of voices, cars, commercials, cat videos, comic book movie trailers, songs, all vying for your ever-weakening attention. Connected-everything technology promises to make that better with to-do lists, reminders, calendars, and organizers, but it is those same devices that also offer the distractions that sliver and shred your focus to ineffective pieces. The noise of distractions adjusts … Continue reading Sunday Sounds: Jon Hopkins