SOUND OPINIONS WEEKLY RUNDOWN, 01/20/2017, SO_0012017
ANNOUNCER COPY: Coming up…Jim and Greg review some new albums from UK electronic act The xx and psych rock mainstays The Flaming Lips. Plus, they talk with The Album Leaf, a band that builds a cinematic sound based on electronics while retaining an organic warmth.
Jim and Greg review the new release from the English electronic band The xx. I See You is the group’s third album.
The hosts share their opinions on the new record from The Flaming Lips. They also reflect on the Lips’ career and changes in recent years.
Greg and Jim chat with The Album Leaf, a band that combines digital and organic instruments to make a unique sound. Bandleader Jimmy LaValle talks with the hosts about the importance of giving electronic music a live experience and how The Album Leaf grew from a side project into a full time gig.
DESERT ISLAND JUKEBOX:
Jim chooses the song “Can’t Stand the Midwest” by the Indiana band Dow Jones & The Industrials to bring to the desert island.
YOUR SOUND OPINIONS:
At the end of the show we hear comments from listeners.