Anyone looking for some solid background listening should check out all of the bootlegged DJ Screw mixtapes uploaded to youtube. I love to just have them playing in the morning when I’m working on email or cleaning up my studio. Its almost like how ambient music works for me - just let it wash over you. (Enjoy with or without a double cup of lean haha…) -- Washed Out
Jesse Jenkins of the beloved (dearly departed?) TX band Pure X shares another stellar single from his solo debut Hard Sky, due next month on Uniform Group. According to the label, the new record is the sound of Jesse "simultaneously laughing at life’s inevitable struggles while accepting that he is barely hanging on", and that sentiment is beautifully expressed on "De-pression", a tender, woozy gem that confronts bleak realities -- “what happens when you lost the time, that you had before...
Directed by Alasdair McLellan:
Thanks to Margin Walker, Modelo, the Parish, Club Dada, and everyone in Austin + Dallas who made our Texas Summer shows such an unforgettable couple of nights, and big love to the best possible crew of incredibly talented people for being so amazing: Jessy Lanza, Yumi Zouma, DJ Taye, Kedr Livanskiy, and QUALIATIK. Check our polaroids from the shows below, shot by David on Impossible Project instant film: