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07 June 2013

Strange Week in Music: New Feature Article on the Strangeways Radio blog.

When The Sun Hits is now contributing to a new weekly blog feature on the Strangeways Radio blog called Strange Week in Music. The full article can be found on the Strangeways blog; WTSH cross posts it only partially, with a link to the full article provided. 

Strange Week in Music gives each Strangeways DJ an opportunity to highlight one track that is related to his/her show that week; the article will include information, links, images, a video/stream of the tracks and where they can be purchased. You can think of it as Strangeways' Week at a Glance. 

If you are new to Strangeways Radio, or are curious about other station shows aside from WTSH, this weekly feature on the Strangeways blog will be the perfect introduction. Below is WTSH's third contribution.

DJ Amber Crain Selection: 
Artist: Purity Ring
Album: Shrines
Song: Lofticries
RIYL:The Knife, Burial, High Places, Bjork, Fever Ray
Where To Buy: Amazon
Purity Ring is the Canadian electronic music duo of Megan James (vocals) and Corin Roddick (instrumentals). “Lofticries” is taken from the band’s 2012 debut LP, Shrines, which was released by 4AD. Purity Ring make lullabies for the club, drawing equally from airy 90s R&B, lush dream pop, and the powerful, bone-rattling immediacy of modern hip hop. Megan’s remarkable voice is at once ecstatic and ethereal, soaring joyfully through Corin’s carefully chopped beats, trembling synths, and skewed vocal samples...

1 comment:

  1. It's such a wonderful track, and you've described Purity Ring's music so well in such a short space--I need to learn how to do that from you!