Archive for the 'Damien Jurado' Category

Friday, April 13th, 2018

At the conclusion of the majestic Maraqopa trilogy, and four consecutive records with Richard Swift behind the boards, Damien Jurado returns to a previous form on his upcoming, self-produced lp, The Horizon Just Laughed. This week witnessed the second taste from the album with the stripped down, minimally-orchestral “Allocate.” The album title almost feels like […]

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Damien Jurado takes on Vince Guaraldi’s yuletide classic, “Christmas Time Is Here.” Culled from 90% of your social circle’s favorite Christmas album, it’s a brave choice met with spirited results. Damien Jurado :: Christmas Time Is Here Related: Do not miss our interview with drummer Jerry Granelli discussing his work with the Vince Guaraldi trio laying […]

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

2016 was a good year for Damien Jurado fans. In addition to Sub Pop Records reissuing two of his sought after early albums, Rehearsals for Departure and Ghost of David, Jurado released the final album in his Maraqopa Trilogy, the hypnagogic Visions of Us on The Land. Owing to psychedelic folk and dub influences, the […]

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Welcome to the fifth episode of AD’s re-booted Transmissions podcast, our recurring series of in-depth conversations and unexpected sounds. As we did with our last episode, we’re halving the show, speaking with two disparate, enigmatic artists. Up first, we sat down with singer/songwriter Damien Jurado. Starting off in the Seattle hardcore scene, Jurado evolved with […]

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Damien Jurado’s next full-length, Visions of Us on the Land, hits March 18th via longtime label home Secretly Canadian. It’s Jurado’s 13th album, and marks the artists fourth collaboration with producer Richard Swift. As partnerships go, theirs has been – and continues to be – an increasingly fertile and spirited artistic marriage. The album also […]

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

If you have yet to check out Damien Jurado’s new LP, Brothers And Sisters Of The Eternal Son, you need to remedy that. And while you’re at it, download Other People’s Songs – his covers collaboration with frequent running buddy and producer, Richard Swift. Jurado is presently touring behind Brothers And Sisters, touching down in Los […]

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

For most of his career, Damien Jurado’s records have been low key, sturdy things. There were stylistic outliers, sure – the crashing indie rock of 2002’s I Break Chairs and the minimal electronics of songs like “Big Decision” from 2005’s On My Way to Absence — but for a good, long stretch, Jurado albums were […]