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Free Music Friday: Birds & Twigs – Domestica


There’s not a lot of information surrounding Birds & Twigs, the music endeavor from photographer Alex Bober. A Facebook pgae that just links to the album. Two tweets, one that reads the album is on Bandcamp and coming to streaming services. The other that states it won’t and that project is going a different direction. A project of mystery.

Domestica reminds of Sigur Ros and Jonsi’s solo projects. The album’s open, Ornithology, a title that makes sense when you check out Alex’s photography, is the most singer/songwriter track of the ep. But the ambient tones of the record give way to a clear Sigur Ros influence. The two other tracks really drive home the ambient, Sigur Ros influence. In a lot of ways they remind me of “Over the Pond” from The Album Leaf’s In A Safe Place.

You can name your own price for Domestica at https://birdsandtwigs.bandcamp.com/album/domestica

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Damien Jurado Announces New Album, Releases First Single


Singer/songwriter Damien Jurado has announced his new album, The Horizon Just Laughed. The Horizon Just Laughed will be out on May 4th via Secretly Canadian Records. Jurado has also released a music video for the first single from that record called Over Rainbows and Rainier. You can watch the video below. From this single it sounds like Jurado is going for a simpilier sound, harkening back to his earlier days on this record.

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