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PorchDrinking Playlist | Noisy Summer

June 28, 2016 |

Back in May, I was hit by two new songs that were so fun and noisy, I fell in immediate love. Tegan & Sara’s Boyfriend (and really the whole album that it comes off of) is pure, unabashed pop perfection that had me bouncing up and down. It’s like a Patrick Nagel painting coming to life (for people who don’t know who that is, it’s like if Adult Swim’s Moonbeam City hadn’t been a disappointment.) On the flip side of that was Tyler Glen’s Trash, a middle-finger salute to the Mormon Church. While the song is dark and full of angst and reverb, it’s layering of sound hit me in the exact same way as Boyfriend — a bunch of noisy pieces that add up to a fun whole in a way that normal band instruments just can’t capture. After eating up all my phone’s data playing them on Youtube while I drove, I decided to capture this wall-of-noise sound I wanted for my noisy summer.

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PorchDrinking Playlist | Indie Pale Ale

October 20, 2015 |

Let’s talk about the IPA. As one of the most #trendy beers this year, recently, IPAs have become a brew of innovation and proliferation. With dozens of sub-categories ranging from Red … Read More

PorchDrinking Playlist | Electric Forest Preview

June 16, 2015 |

From “tropical house” to “west coast gothic”, electronica enthusiasts will endure the genre’s gamut at Electric Forest Music Festival next weekend. Of course, at all concert weekends there are … Read More

PorchDrinking Playlist | Summer Synths

May 19, 2015 |

With nascent summer finally upon us, enjoy this synthesized list, chock full of luscious acoustics and opulent timbres that are perfect for soaking up the sun by the pool, or imbibing in your favorite beverage on your porch. Read More