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Choir of Young Believers
Choir of Young Believers have finally hit the States this week, the band reminds me a lot of Band of Horses but Choir might have the upper hand on the singing end. I’ve seen Jannis sing maybe 3 times when they stayed with me this winter and each time it might of been the most impressive human talent i’ve witnessed even beating out any Nathan’s hot dog eating contest. Jannis strips the songs down live to just him singing on guitar and his lady friend on cello and some pedals and they can literally do any of their songs that usually involve up to 9 people if I remember correctly.

New Radiohead came out Monday, download it here.

After listening to this 13+ minute Destroyer song I think they should change their name for 2 reasons: first one is because I want to use the name because Destroyer might be the best band name ever and the second is this song doesn’t destroy at all, its whimsical at moments almost and drones around like a Piano Magic song until we’re introduced to an almost disco kick and it becomes a whole different exotic animal.

Slow Hands told me Manuel Tur is still in his teens?? if that’s true than this kid will be owning the electronic/disco scene by the time all this mates finish college if he can hold down this diversity and sound. Can someone like Trus’me or Prince Language do a long edit of this song, i’d love to have that on vinyl.

Choir Of Young Believers – Claustrophobia

Radiohead – These Are My Twisted Words

Destroyer – Bay of Pigs

Manuel Tur – Stay Feat. Larissa Kapp

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Barry says:

August 18, 2009 at 9:52 am

that manuel tyr reminds me of the aeroplane/kathy diamond efforr from last year, ‘whispers’. maybe its just the similarity of the two vocalists?

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Dave says:

August 19, 2009 at 4:35 am

I saw Choir of Young Believers live at Beatday in Copenhagen on Friday. Hadn’t heard them before and was pleasantly surprised. Good music and I envy the singer for his beard!