This week we are publishing music mixes that our friends have put together for us. Below is a mix from Takahiro Miyashita of TAKAHIROMIYASHITATheSoloist.
We hope you are all Ok. This week we will be publishing music mixes from our friends, and we hope they’ll help you pull through and let you discover or rediscover good music.
Twenty years ago a hardcore band American Nightmare was formed in Boston. It changed the direction of hardcore into one that was more reflective, more musical, and more meditative and created a signature that was entirely its own. This was largely due to Wes Eisold’s, the band’s front man, fascination with post-punk, especially with the bands like Joy Division and the Smiths, whose lead singers were also genuine poets, as is Eisold.
In 1978 in London the young musician by the name Daniel Miller recorded two songs, “T.V.O.D.” and “Warm Leatherette” under the moniker The Normal.
This selection of musical expressions has acted a vessel for settling my nerves and has on many occasions cured my anxiety while crossing continents.
Forest Swords – Crow Beak> – The Gaol Them Are Us Too – Floor Massive Attack – Rush Minute Neurosis – Belief Farah – Law of Life Tricky – Black Steel Arca – Anoche Exploded View – Orlando Surachai – Leaning into Pain Chelsea Wolfe – Spun Soundwalk Collective – My Heart is Empty Lovage…
IN THE NIGHT I AM REAL DREXCIYA – Lost Vessel TRISOMIES 21 – Is Anybody Home? (Part 1) DARK DAY – Window CHROME – In A Dream SWELL MAPS – Full Moon In My Pocket THE GUN CLUB – My Dreams CRASS – Walls PRIMAL SCREAM – Detroit CRIME AND THE CITY SOLUTION – The Last Dictator 4 PSYCHIC TV – Just Drifting ROKY ERICKSON -…
“All artists are dear friends and have creatively collaborated with me. It’s a constant inspiration, hence ‘the noise in my head.'”
Here is a collection of songs that have impressed me one way or another over the past five years or so.
After perusing through all the recent “best albums” of the year I’ve seen being posted on various news outlets, I realized I have such a hard time finding new music because pop is considered the boundary pusher in contemporary music.