The Antlers

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suddenly every machine stopped at once, and the monitors beat the last time, hundreds of thousands of hospital beds, and all of them empty but mine

markers, Saturday, 24 August 2013 06:08 (seven years ago) link

the bed was misshapen, and awkward and tall, and clearly intended for you

markers, Saturday, 24 August 2013 06:09 (seven years ago) link

seven months pass...

uh i think the new song is actually pretty good

markers, Monday, 31 March 2014 19:06 (seven years ago) link

much more "produced" sounding than hospice? i think "glossy" is the word i'm looking for

markers, Monday, 31 March 2014 19:06 (seven years ago) link

guitars, horns

markers, Monday, 31 March 2014 19:07 (seven years ago) link

damn guys

markers, Monday, 31 March 2014 19:07 (seven years ago) link

Sounds pretty good on first listen. I wouldn't call the production "glossy", maybe just "bigger"? I really liked their most recent Undersea ep so am psyched to hear all of this new one.

doug watson, Monday, 31 March 2014 19:56 (seven years ago) link

Sounds pretty good to me. Loved the woozy vibe of Undersea, and this isn't too far off.

Simon H., Wednesday, 2 April 2014 00:55 (seven years ago) link

they're playing harvard square on my birthday

markers, Monday, 7 April 2014 17:25 (seven years ago) link

Album is kicking around - very much the sound of that single, for 53 minutes. (A good thing, if you ask me, but I think it's gonna wear most people out.)

Simon H., Saturday, 19 April 2014 18:52 (seven years ago) link

two months pass...

so their new album just came out yesterday, anyone into it?

Bee OK, Thursday, 19 June 2014 02:24 (six years ago) link

I think it's beautiful. I love the horns and the lead vocals; Can't wait till I have the money to buy this.

banjoboy, Thursday, 19 June 2014 03:31 (six years ago) link

Try this

banjoboy, Thursday, 19 June 2014 16:14 (six years ago) link

whoops! try this instead

banjoboy, Thursday, 19 June 2014 16:16 (six years ago) link

Just picked it up at the weekend. When we saw them live at ATP a couple of years ago I was vaguely worried they were gonna go down an early-Verve, wibbly reverb dream hole and forget to take any tunes with them. They kind of have, except that they've done it really well; instead of nothing but twisty/repetitive guitar lines, they've deployed brass really cleverly. It's a really lovely record to doze to on a Sunday afternoon when you're exhausted. And I mean that absolutely as a compliment. Looking forward to unraveling it a bit more. But not too much.

i reject your shiny expensive consumerist stereo system (Scik Mouthy), Monday, 23 June 2014 08:10 (six years ago) link

six years pass...

the new album is great

self-clowning oven (Murgatroid), Saturday, 27 March 2021 01:10 (one month ago) link

no one else?

self-clowning oven (Murgatroid), Wednesday, 7 April 2021 14:29 (one month ago) link

big fan of the previous albums but this is just too sleepy and contented for me to get into

intern at pepe le pew research (Simon H.), Wednesday, 7 April 2021 14:31 (one month ago) link

lol i get it

an album about being washed that sounds as such is right in my wheelhouse these days

self-clowning oven (Murgatroid), Wednesday, 7 April 2021 14:37 (one month ago) link


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