Being the couple of anime geeks that we are, my wife and I discovered Lucy Rose’s music through the opening song for the second season of Mushishi, a very contemplative and unconventional anime. After hearing the song (“Shiver”), we immediately went online to find out more about the artist and listen to her stuff.
Since then, Lucy’s music has been a part of our everyday playlists. And when we found out about her trip through South America and Mexico, we were very exited about seeing her live for the first time. Up until that point, we hadn’t bothered to dig up any information about who Lucy was, or where she stood in the music industry. We hadn’t even watched most of her music videos. For all we knew, she was a renowned artist that could have easily toured in larger venues, so we were lucky she was playing for free at such small and personal places.
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After another busy week, let’s try a new sort of musical post. Each month, I’ll share what I’m listening, my personal playlist that I usually hear on my way to work or whenever I have to use public transportation without company. This time, the playlist was put together as a sample of my musical tastes so you know what to expect from the reviews and musical articles I’ll be posting here in this blog. The plan is to make one playlist each month, and throughout the month, I’ll be reviewing the tracks in the list.
For this occasion, even though the mix is pretty varied, the mood ranges from melancholic and nostalgic to looming and unsettling. This was intentional, and what originally inspired me was listening to “The Eraser“ (a Thom Yorke album) for the first time.
Continue reading “Playlist: Hello!! Sampler (March 2015)”