Archive for the 'Devendra Banhart' Category

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

It’s telling that my favorite Devendra track is “Seahorse” off 2007’s Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon. At once a dusky Topanga folk jam, a Doors-style rave up and inspired psych workout, the song is a distant cry from Banhart’s early catalog on Michael Gira’s Young God Records. Most impressive is that throughout its ramshackle 8+ […]

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

If you happen to tune in to either one of the Aquarium Drunkard radio shows (that would be SIRIUS and/or Little Radio) you can expect to see this track, in an upcoming playlist, in a few weeks time. Like the former AD Podcasts, I’m getting back into themed shows (note: I use the word “theme” […]

Friday, August 17th, 2007

I have long held Devendra Banhart, and his music, at arm’s length. While historically not a huge devotee, there are a handful of his songs I come back to time and again, largely thanks to Arthur Magazine’s excellent ‘freak-folk’ comp, Golden Apples of The Sun, that Banhart curated in 2004. (Semi-related side note – Arthur […]