beverly glenn-copeland

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just the most beautiful soothing perfect music, riyl 80s new age but also check it out even if u dont particularly like 80s new age because it's special imho

color of anyhow (from s/t 1970 album)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VStJD1e5pQ

keyboard fantasies (full album)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSyiwH3NH8w

flopson, Monday, 25 June 2018 23:43 (two years ago) link

i love Keyboard Fantasies.

Britain's Sexiest Cow (jed_), Monday, 25 June 2018 23:47 (two years ago) link

Ditto.

MikoMcha, Tuesday, 26 June 2018 05:15 (two years ago) link

yeah that’s a brilliant record, really stopped me in my tracks the first time I heard ‘ever new’. have got the s/t one too, but I haven’t yet got round to giving it the time it probably deserves

I'd Rather Kecak (NickB), Tuesday, 26 June 2018 05:52 (two years ago) link

"Sunset Village" is just the most serene, blissful moment, I love this music

boxedjoy, Tuesday, 26 June 2018 07:14 (two years ago) link

Beautiful stuff

calstars, Wednesday, 4 July 2018 12:53 (two years ago) link

two months pass...

I should probably put this on the 'times you embarrassed yourself with music' thread but I totally just searched RYM for 'Beverly Glen' after reading about this mysterious new artist on the Xgau thread and christ if I didn't stumble into Beverly Glenn-Copeland instead. I read the description and thought 'that sounds up my street' and just had my heart handed to me by 'Erzili'. Beautiful.

The shard-borne beetle with his drowsy hums (Chinaski), Tuesday, 4 September 2018 19:21 (two years ago) link

one year passes...
three months pass...

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/14/arts/music/beverly-glenn-copeland-transmissions.html

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amazing nyt profile. so happy about all the press he's been getting. career retrospective album, live album, doc all out or coming out this soon

these new live videos are incredible:

https://youtu.be/3I6wffi4P-U

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

flopson, Saturday, 26 September 2020 08:01 (three weeks ago) link

I've only just got into Beverly's music through a Spotify recommendation called Sunset Village which is extremely beautiful. I suddenly see his name popping up everywhere!

Specific Ocean Blue (dog latin), Saturday, 26 September 2020 09:08 (three weeks ago) link

the live album rocks so hard

flopson, Sunday, 27 September 2020 01:13 (three weeks ago) link

The recent Pitchfork piece on Keyboard Fantasies is really nice too: https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/beverly-glenn-copeland-keyboard-fantasies/

Can’t wait to see the doc.

A White, White Gay (cryptosicko), Sunday, 27 September 2020 22:42 (three weeks ago) link

haha it's a copeland media blitz! glad to see he's getting the attention, he really is great.

tylerw, Sunday, 27 September 2020 23:12 (three weeks ago) link

Is the new thing all live or a weird compilation thing?

plax (ico), Monday, 28 September 2020 08:36 (three weeks ago) link

i think it's a comp. i love it to bits

Specific Ocean Blue (dog latin), Tuesday, 29 September 2020 15:02 (three weeks ago) link

boxedjoy and i were talking about how there seems to be a bit of a throughline or appetite for music like this this year. See also: Eddie Chacon and Reuben Vaun Smith who aren't exactly the same but seem to share sonic similarities

Specific Ocean Blue (dog latin), Tuesday, 29 September 2020 15:04 (three weeks ago) link

Is the new thing all live or a weird compilation thing?

― plax (ico), Monday, September 28, 2020 4:36 AM (two days ago) bookmarkflaglink

there are 2 new things: a live album (Live at Le Guess Who?) and a comp (Transmissions)

flopson, Wednesday, 30 September 2020 05:28 (three weeks ago) link

Ok thanks! I read a review where this wasn't clear and having seen him live twice, the first time with the band he played 'Le guess who?' with and second time with a different band and the band made a real difference. First time at cafe Oto incredible, intimate and expansive and incredibly locked in playing by a band that had clearly practiced A LOT, sparse intricate and subtle. Second time was a different story, bad vibe, felt schmaltzy and hollow, different band (wholly competent but far from transcendent). In fairness, first concert was a real one shot thing and after the second one felt like I got my comeuppance for being so greedy.

plax (ico), Monday, 5 October 2020 08:54 (two weeks ago) link

Sunset Village is such a beautiful song. It's like someone giving you a big hug after something incredibly shocking has happened

Specific Ocean Blue (dog latin), Friday, 16 October 2020 08:37 (six days ago) link


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