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17 November 2013

Strange Week in Music on the Strangeways Radio blog, feat. The Casket Girls & more.

Strange Week in Music  
on the Strangeways Radio Blog

When The Sun Hits is now contributing to a 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 latest contribution.

WTSH SELECTION

Artist: The Casket Girls
Song: Walking on a Wire
Album: Sleepwalking
RIYL: Dum Dum Girls, Black Moth Super Rainbow, Beach House
Where to buy: Bandcamp

The Casket Girls is a three-piece band hailing from Savannah, GA and comprised of Ryan Graveface (Black Moth Super Rainbow, The Marshmallow Ghosts, Dreamend) who wrote and played all the song structures, and sisters Elsa and Phaedra Greene, who wrote and performed all of the vocals. Sleepwalking, the Casket Girls’ 10-song debut album, features a sound you’d expect as the the result of such a collaboration – the girls’ haunting and upbeat pop sensibility and Graveface’s spooky soundscapes, minimal percussion and fuzzed-out synth lines combine spectacularly, sounding fresh, vintage, and unique...

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