Current Minneapolis resident Jess Abbott and Now, Now alum is gearing up for the release of new self-titled Tancred album on Topshelf Records. The first single The Ring is a bouncy personal affair and I lean in to catch the intimate lyrics. The full-length drops October 15th. You can get the album and merch HERE. Peace. Continue reading “tancred // the ring”
Instantly I liked this. It’s the tickling synth intro. Then the gently thrummed guitar. It’s the steady uphill climb until the sun breaks out and singer-keyboardist-guitarist Cacie Dalager opens her mouth. She had me at, “If I believed in god I would not have done the things you’ve done…” What is there to do against such a song? Nothing. Just try and be still and attune every fiber of your being to the task of listening and absorbing every single note. “Giants” is a formidable and precious song, even more so in its acoustic version. Which is also available on their EP Neighbors. Their album dropped last year 2010, but so what, it’s still brilliantly awesome. Peace.
P.S. Is Cacie Dalager channeling Harriet Wheeler? Just a thought. Continue reading “now, now // giants”