Madeline Kenney

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Heard the song "Witching Hour" on the radio earlier tonight, and I've now listened to this album three times straight thru. Fantastic atmosphere, neato guitar (riffing and atmospherics).

I know there's a definitely market for this on ILM, but I'm terrible at hyping things. Just try it out.

https://madelinekenney.bandcamp.com/album/night-night-at-the-first-landing

https://daily.bandcamp.com/2017/09/12/madeline-kenney-interview/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEVGG77AmMo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0flGuje298

Ⓓⓡ. (Johnny Fever), Wednesday, 25 October 2017 03:43 (two years ago) link

good stuff Johnny, love the way the piano's mixed in "Always", bouncing off the mix - real nice

Week of Wonders (Ross), Wednesday, 25 October 2017 03:49 (two years ago) link

I just gave her ep from last year a spin as well. Equally top shelf.

Ⓓⓡ. (Johnny Fever), Wednesday, 25 October 2017 04:26 (two years ago) link

"signals" is a dead ringer for Hanne Hukkelberg

Week of Wonders (Ross), Monday, 30 October 2017 00:11 (two years ago) link

I'm not familiar enough with Hanne Hukkelberg to have picked up on that, but it's a good song no doubt.

Ⓓⓡ. (Johnny Fever), Monday, 30 October 2017 01:36 (two years ago) link

eight months pass...

Wow, that was quick. A new album already.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKnrv4GJLhw

Johnny Fever, Wednesday, 11 July 2018 15:09 (one year ago) link

Whoa

Ross, Wednesday, 11 July 2018 19:27 (one year ago) link

I love that she's not a shredder but still plays guitar in a very deliberately unconventional way. Sort of like St. Vincent, except you know Annie wants to break into a metal speed solo at any moment and stops herself.

Anyway, this song is super dope.

Johnny Fever, Wednesday, 11 July 2018 20:50 (one year ago) link

I do like this song (and it's not my usual vibe)

i’m still stanning (morrisp), Wednesday, 11 July 2018 21:06 (one year ago) link

She reminded me surface level of Olsen but Madeline is far more dreamy, love the spectral nature combined with those guitars. Agree song is dope

Ross, Wednesday, 11 July 2018 22:01 (one year ago) link

I feel pretty comfortable calling "Cut Me Off" my song of the summer at this point. I've listened to it about 300 times.

Johnny Fever, Friday, 20 July 2018 16:50 (one year ago) link

Absolutely otm
Gorgeous outro too

No angel came (Ross), Friday, 20 July 2018 17:44 (one year ago) link

three weeks pass...

Cut me off is underrated and Kenney is in general

Ross, Wednesday, 15 August 2018 14:02 (one year ago) link

Truth

Johnny Fever, Wednesday, 15 August 2018 14:19 (one year ago) link

Excellent timing for a revive btw. This just dropped today!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AA17x5DA4VQ

Johnny Fever, Wednesday, 15 August 2018 16:12 (one year ago) link

Anticipating this a lot

Ross, Thursday, 16 August 2018 02:20 (one year ago) link

three weeks pass...

<<<<<3

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xA_fzCcDkA

Johnny Fever, Wednesday, 12 September 2018 17:30 (one year ago) link

had not listened to her before but these new songs are all very captivating, looking forward to the new album

ufo, Wednesday, 12 September 2018 17:52 (one year ago) link

they're all very dreamy but delightfully off-kilter

ufo, Wednesday, 12 September 2018 18:05 (one year ago) link

produced by jenn wasner iirc. very hyped for this record

princess of hell (BradNelson), Wednesday, 12 September 2018 18:11 (one year ago) link

two weeks pass...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngBVaSxNYoY

fantastic

ufo, Monday, 1 October 2018 23:47 (one year ago) link

This record is SO GOOD (based on the songs released early).

Johnny Fever, Tuesday, 2 October 2018 00:23 (one year ago) link

damn, have to hear this - she has a bright future

ritual showdown (Ross), Tuesday, 2 October 2018 20:18 (one year ago) link

album completely lives up to the singles, it's great! the bass playing is a highlight

ufo, Friday, 5 October 2018 04:14 (one year ago) link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGUvPok2wi0

gorgeous acoustic version of the title track

ufo, Saturday, 6 October 2018 11:15 (one year ago) link

Love this so much!

Johnny Fever, Saturday, 6 October 2018 14:35 (one year ago) link

two weeks pass...

this album is really so good. a perfect album for summer evenings. i am really loving No Weekend - the sax! and when Your Art explodes

ufo, Monday, 22 October 2018 10:02 (one year ago) link

love this album

sean gramophone, Monday, 22 October 2018 13:00 (one year ago) link

beatufiul record, ufo otm about 'your art,' a standout among standouts.

voodoo chili, Monday, 22 October 2018 14:17 (one year ago) link

I've listened to this album 3 times today. Totally took me by surprise. First track with it's Cocteau's style harmonies didn't prepare me for how much it rocks later on.

Mario Meatwagon (Moodles), Tuesday, 23 October 2018 05:24 (one year ago) link

two months pass...

i still adore this and was intending to post about how perfect it is for the summer but i already did that a few months ago

ufo, Friday, 11 January 2019 06:20 (one year ago) link

one month passes...

heard "cut me off" on the radio today -- so very excellent !! excited to check out the record

budo jeru, Thursday, 21 February 2019 19:09 (one year ago) link

"cut me off" is the best song i've ever heard, this person is a genius

budo jeru, Thursday, 28 February 2019 20:36 (one year ago) link

The rest of the album kind of drifted away from me in the end, but Cut Me Off is cemented as a lifelong fave for me.

Johnny Fever, Saturday, 2 March 2019 04:09 (one year ago) link

same

budo jeru, Saturday, 2 March 2019 05:08 (one year ago) link

i still adore the whole album. the new japanese house album feels like it occupies a somewhat similar space to this

ufo, Saturday, 2 March 2019 07:25 (one year ago) link

one year passes...

https://www.thefader.com/2020/05/19/madeline-kenney-new-album-suckers-lunch-new-single-sucker

New single is subdued but a delight.

Johnny Fever, Tuesday, 19 May 2020 16:28 (two weeks ago) link

really love the new single, bass sounds fantastic

sleight return (voodoo chili), Tuesday, 19 May 2020 17:43 (two weeks ago) link

kurt wagner backing vocals too

sleight return (voodoo chili), Tuesday, 19 May 2020 17:43 (two weeks ago) link


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