Firstly, I hope all is well with my Houston based friends that you folk are safe and well and Texas returns to a new normal as soon as possible.
That said, it’s probably inappropriate to commence this episode with the track from UNKLE’s latest album – ‘Looking for the rain’ but it is one of the best tracks on the album, so forgive me this indiscretion.
Summer is over here in the UK. It was the usual mix of weather and gives credence to William Blake’s poem where he mentions our ‘mountains green’….’pleasant pastures’ and ‘England’s green & pleasant Land’. Well, early summer months of sunshine combined with sufficient rain in the last month of summer should keep us verdant!
As well as UNKLE, there have been a few long awaited releases these past few weeks and I’ve selected tracks from albums by Onehotrix Point Never; Mary Epworth; War on Drugs; LCD Sound System; Portico Qrt; Mogwai; Grizzly Bear and Filthy Friends as well as a couple of more challenging listens from Ben McElroy and Laure