Heading out of town for a couple of days for a forayÂ — my first — to scenic Las Vegas, Nevada. Posting will resume once I’m back.
When I was in Seattle last month, I caught a set from Javelin at the Vera Project. It wasn’t quite my thing — in the world of ramshackle DIY dance-friendly groups, I drift a bit more towards Tanlines* — but one song, a remix they’d done of a Future Islands song, caught my attention. Since then, I’ve been listening to Future Islands’ In the Fall somewhat obsessively — its songs prompt thoughts of breaking into a disturbingly visceral version of the running man while sitting at my desk. Their music is catchy, ornate, and a little ominous, and I’m quite fond of it.
This is their song “Tin Man”:
*-which is to say that I drift towards Professor Murder and affiliated bands & projects.