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Gaspard Eden

Music Video of the Day: “Pancakes” by Gaspard Eden

This new song from Quebec’s Gaspard Eden vibrancy of a lazy, hazy weekend morning back in the days before we were plagued by adult concerns. It was all about staying in pajamas late and watching Transformers (or TMNT or Power Rangers or whatever came after). There’s an innocence to the song and a warmth that almost feels distant, like something remembered in a story rather than experienced in the moment…

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Album Spotlight: ‘Bunker Stories’ by Brian Lopez

When someone as antisocial as myself is beginning to feel the constraints of confinement, I can only imagine how the rest of the world is feeling. I’m missing live music in particular, but thankfully, some artists seem to be finding workarounds to help us bridge this divide. Brian Lopez is one such performer filling the void left with a live recording. But, unlike many others, Lopez manages to encapsulate the warmth of the live music, the sense of camaraderie, the intimacy of a stripped down set, of complete sensory command, that goes along with the in-person experience on his live collection released in April called Bunker Stories…

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