Purveyors of: Intricate and collosal tapestries of sound. File next to: Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Rachel's Playing: Friday, November 13th @ the Monarch Tavern (12 Clinton St.) — Get your tickets here!
Esmerine is a creation out of time or place. The music is sewn of many fabrics, tethered by traditions spanning varied histories. A sinusoidal trek through a continuum of sprawling, intense multi-limbed, multi-world post-post-rock compositions. Wavelength's Adam Bradley spoke with Esmerine's Bruce Cawdron about Turkish psych, music awards and shifts of style.
Purveyors of: Soft indie R&B, in which the R stands for romanticized melancholy and the B stands for blissful memories. File next to: Feist, Little Dragon, Juana Molina Playing: Friday, November 13th @ the Monarch Tavern (12 Clinton St.) — Get your tickets here!
Bernice is "tenderness encapsulated, smoothnesses ebbing and flowing. A warm mauve light hums where butterfly kisses flutter and blush. Sink into a silk pillow forever and stare bleary-eyed toward the underwater sun. Turn the subtle corners of jazz, drink the ambrosia of crystalline voice, lend your heart to this experience."