Twin River / Passing Shade
Album: Passing Shade   Collection:General
Artist:Twin River   Added:Jun 2016
Label:Light Organ Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2016-07-04 Pull Date: 2016-09-04
Week Ending: Sep 4 Aug 28 Aug 21 Aug 14 Aug 7 Jul 31 Jul 24 Jul 17
Airplays: 1 1 4 1 1 1 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. Sep 01, 2016: The Library
4. Aug 20, 2016: Music Casserole
Settle Down
2. Aug 25, 2016: a strange pursuit
I Don't Want To Be Alone
5. Aug 18, 2016: a strange pursuit
Antony, Hesperus
3. Aug 20, 2016: Stringless Balloon - Creepy Early Bedtime Stories
Settle Down
6. Aug 14, 2016: Life Aquatic

Album Review
DJ Aporia
Reviewed 2016-06-29
Sunshine-streaked, jangly guitar rock with surf and garage influence. Songs range from more blues to shoegaze to Mazzy Star (that’s a genre) but always place the focus on the guitar. Really powerful female vocals that sound like a bluesier Bethany of Best Coast. A life-affirming blend of the War on Drugs' grand sky rock and the ragged, warm intimacy of Twin Peaks. Favorites: 2, 3, 5, 6, 8. No FCCs.

1. (4:08) Hesperus—Jangly, soulful guitar rock with some crunchy garage moments. Quite Sub Pop.
2. (4:31) *** Antony—Soaring, skyward, open-road rock in the vein of The War on Drugs. One of the greatest songs of 2016.
3. (3:47) ** Knife—Anthemic guitar rock fueled by pent-up nervous energy. Totally blown-out blues jam from 2:20 until the end that recalls a more hard-hitting Rose Windows. I could listen to this forever. “Yeah there’s a shadow on my face in the shape of the light / You got me talking to myself in my sleep at night.”
4. (3:15) Baby—Fuzzed-out, muddy, indistinctive garage rock.
5. (3:56) * Known to Run—Slower, acoustic, vocal-driven. Very Mazzy Star. Nice slide guitar in last minute.
6. (3:57) ** Settle Down—Fast-paced and never loses momentum. Acoustic guitar and gorgeous chiming electric guitars. Loads on the reverb in the last 1.5 minutes. Oh, how I adore this.
7. (2:52) Natural State—Clean, bright guitar tone and bored vocals. Mostly just messing around with the guitars. Feels like a less lo-fi early Best Coast—that same kind of endearing simplicity.
8. (2:59) * I Don’t Want to Be Alone—Slow, enveloping shoegaze. Dead ringer for Jesus and Mary Chain’s “Just Like Honey”.
9. (4:02) Brooklyn Bowl—Glowing and youthful at start. Goes nowhere...
10. (4:05) North—Acoustic with some electric fills at times and prominent vocals. All guitar, drums, and minimal bass in last two minutes. Birds field recording in last minute.

Track Listing
1. Hesperus   6. Settle Down
2. Antony   7. Natural State
3. Knife   8. I Don't Want To Be Alone
4. Baby   9. Brooklyn Bowl
5. Known To Run   10. North