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Voice Coils – “An Atrium” (Feat. Mitski) (First Listen)

Like much of Voice Coils’ work, “An Atrium” unfolds in movements. It’s easy to envision this song as a kaleidoscope — not in a typified psychedelic, “trippy” sense, but rather as a claustrophobic, gothic echo chamber of sounds that throw themselves together to create infinite numbers of unique rearrangements. Inaugurated by a woman’s disquieting vocals, […]

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Mitski – “Square” (Live Solo Piano)

Of all the disparate sounds to be found on Mitski’s 2013 self-released LP Retired From Sad, New Career In Business, there is none more devastating than her vocal quaver on “Square.” The song is a chronicle of a decaying relationship, a convoluted interrogation of why things seem so complicated when “God’s very simple and love […]