Listen to the Artists from Issue #20

Listen to eight tracks from artists from The Bomber Jacket Issue #20, including Tame Impala, Simon Joyner, Benjamin Gibbard, and more.

Maria Rodés has Triangle Dreams

Maria Rodés’ voice comes through her music like a morning dove on a vintage 1920s radio. The acoustic guitar and Spanish lyrics conjure a concert in a dusty park’s gazebo somewhere in Spain, but the experimental decorations littered throughout the music has an irrevocably contemporary air. The nylon string guitar, piano riffs, and Rodés’ lullaby vocals are accompanied […]

Listen to the Artists from Issue #19

Listen to the artists from The Bomber Jacket Issue #19 including Ty Segall, Chasing Owls, and Whale Belly.

Barcelona Record Label Showcase

Especially for Barcelona where the music and art scenes can be elusive, it always helps to check out record labels in order to discover new bands and to find interesting places and venues to go to. Barcelona has numerous independent record labels that also manage international artists, as well as some collective labels managed by […]

Listen to the artists from Issue #18

Listen to the artists from The Bomber Jacket Issue #18 including Pretty & Nice, Why?, and The Associates

“There is No Nature” Part II, Mount Eerie Sinking into the Ocean Roar

The following is a visual prose poetry response to Mount Eerie’s second 2012 release, Ocean Roar. It’s a continuation of the piece “Mount Eerie under the Clear Moon,” inspired by the first release, Clear Moon, and an interview with the artist, Phil Elverum.   The car sped down the highway with an intensity of some impending unknown cataclysm […]

Listen to the artists from Issue #17

Listen to the artists from The Bomber Jacket Issue #17 including Mount Eerie, Why?, and Bob Mould.

The Music Tapes’ Imaginary Voices and Circuses

The last time I saw Julian Koster, the main man behind The Music Tapes, we were sitting in a field in Cambridge, MA near Harvard with a circle of other people. He told us about how the animated feature film he planned to make with DreamWorks about a story he wrote called “Second Imaginary Symphony […]

Rejected Concept for Mature Themes Music Video by Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti

FADE IN: INT. ARIEL PINK’S APARTMENT – NIGHT Ariel Pink sits at a round, wooden kitchen table, beneath a colored stained glass chandelier. He wears big, pink-tinted sunglasses and a shirt that has large, random sections replaced with black lace. He looks too much like Kurt Cobain. He’s playing Battle Ship against a typical thin, […]

Listen to the Artists from Issue #16

Listen to 8 tracks below from The Bomber Jacket Issue #16, including The Music Tapes, Jherek Bischoff with David Byrne, and Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti.