Episode 14. Review – Animal Collective – Sung Tongs

On this episode of lo-fidelity, we review what would become the beginning of Animal Collective’s successful run of albums through the 2000’s. With two guitars, one drum, Beach Boys-inspired vocal harmonies, psychedelically-tinged nostalgia, and unrestrained production Avey Tare and Panda Bear remind us of the limitless possibilities that youth can bring. It will test our imagination, our sense of mischief, and in some cases our patience, too. Join us and brace yourself as we go leftfield from our regular pop-oriented direction.

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Episode 4. Review – John Prine – John Prine

On this episode of lo-fidelity, we will be reviewing John Prine’s self-titled debut album, which critic Robert Christgau marked as “an authentic, rather catchy extension of Nashville and Appalachia.” Artists like Bonnie Raitt and Johnny Cash would cover his songs while others like Roger Waters and Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon would count him as a primary influence in their lyrics. Take a listen to our review of one of America’s most endearing songwriters.

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