I play records around the 3 year old and she has questions/opinions. From my notes app, A-L on Vashti Bunyan's dreamy and delicate 1970 debut Just Another Diamond Day.
It's a little like science.
Does her have animals?
I like her voice!
Does she eat sausage?
Is she your friend?
When will the record stop? She's taking a long time.
—Lars Gotrich, proud papa
P.S.: Yeah, it's almost been a month since my last newsletter/mixtape. Too much travel, too many projects, some sickness and the death of our sweet pup (you may remember Cocoa Bean from this saga). It's been a lot. Hope to get back into the swing of things soon.
Stream the Viking's Choice playlist via BNDCMPR. Tracklist below:
Moin, "Yep Yep"
Algiers (feat. billy woods & Backwash), "Bite Back"
billy woods (feat. AKAI SOLO & Fielded), "Classical Music"
Earth Room, "Bridges of Waves"
Wau Wau Collectif, "Xale (Toubab Dialaw Kids Rhyme)"
Hammered Hulls, "Rights and Reproduction"
Tuefelskeller, "The Archfiend"
Dazzle, "Revenge is Mine"
I Jahbar, Tokeeno & Feel Free Hi-Fi, "Out of Darkness"
Ecstatic International, "High Violence"
model home (feat. R. Stokes), "drink of lava"
Jeff Parker ETA IVtet, "2019-07-08 II"
Joyce Moreno, "Descompassadamente"
Ekin Fil, "Ghost Boy"
Derek Bailey, Charlie Morrow & Friends, "Sextet"
Daniel Bachman, "Flood Stage"
Hammers of Misfortune, "Don't Follow the Lights"
Grave Pilgrim, "Molten Hands Reach West"
Firewalker, "Boxed In (Subzero)"
caroline, "peak chroma"
Flore Laurentienne, "Promenade"
Fever Ray, "What They Call Us"
VOICE ACTOR, "Battling Dust"
wait what, "juicy-r [the notorious b.i.g. vs. the xx]"
Nate Mercereau, "Flying Together"
CAGES, "A Sight for Sore Eyes"
Unwed Sailor, "Windy City Dreams"