They might hail from LA, but Moaning sounds right out of England: imagine Warsaw meets Big Black and Girls Against Boys. As the Subpop website describes their artist: “Moaning’s fervent songs are born out of the member’s experiences with love and distress, creating a sound uniquely dark and sincere.”
A fun Studio-Ghibli-influenced video for the new Jon Hopkins. His last album ‘Immunity’ and live show in Portland was one of my top of 2013. I am excited for the album ‘Singularity’ to come out on May 4th on Domino Records.
After posting that I ran into this Oregon Travel ad that also seems very Miyazaki-influenced: