Archive for the 'Grizzly Bear' Category

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

I nicked this Grizzly Bear cover of Paul Simon’s “Graceland” several weeks ago from the gents over at IGIF. Here, in place of Simon’s mid-80s Soweto fetish, we have Daniel Rossen’s multi-tracked rendering that falls more in line with haunted Dixieland gothic than Manhattan world beat. Listening to this reminds me that while Grizzly Bear […]

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

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Monday, June 8th, 2009

It’s June — we are now almost officially half-way through the year. Thus far – and not surprisingly – Grizzly Bear’s Veckatimest is, at present, ranking as my favorite release of 2009.   The week of its release (May 26th) the album landed on the Billboard top 10, charting at number 8, with over 33k units […]

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

We’ve written about “event albums” on AD multiple times in the past — we all have them. Every year a handful of the small cadre of artists we closely follow deliver another round for us to look forward to. Here in 2009 the three LPs I am most anticipating, at the moment, are Sonic Youth’s […]

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

In a recent interview with L.A.’s Le Switch (playing Spaceland October 18th) the band’s Aaron Kyle and Maria DeLuca brought up The Crystals ominous, Phil Spector produced/Carole King penned, hit “He Hit Me (It Felt Like A Kiss).” A fantastic song from a bygone era, the tune was expertly covered by Grizzly Bear earlier this […]