Comments Pickles and peanut butter. Peanuts and Pespi. Pepsi and wine. On Perils From the Sea , LaValle trades the orchestral, layered textures of The Album Leaf’s recent work for ambient beats more akin to Jimmy Tamborello ’s sucrose backbone of The Postal Service while melancholic storyteller Kozelek delivers unassuming recollections that feel like an account from an old friend.
June 26, 2013 - San Diego Reader
First Listen: Cheyenne Mize, 'Among The Grey' On her new album, Mize's wearily melancholic sound makes room for sounds that can be playful, potent, lush and sweet. Among the Grey finds the singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist sounding fully formed: Rich and assertive, its songs alternately storm and sparkle.
June 24, 2013 - NPR
Stefan Olsdal in News Courier A lot of people have a misconception that we're a miserable, melancholic bunch of people,Olsdal said. "But there'sa lot of laughter in our day-to-day lives. In some ways there's more hope and optimism than the unpleasant stuff."
Devendra Banhart in Filter Magazine When we first worked together we had no real idea of what things would sound like or what direction it would take, but very quickly an overall sound and style aesthetic developed which I can't quite specify; but there's a kind of melancholic,... Aretha Franklin http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aretha_Franklin&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNE5oF3lQ-7jlsw-oJEykHeMS-DEhw antiMUSIC.com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.antimusic.com/news/08/july/16Interpol,_Swervedriver_Magnetic_Super_Group.shtml&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEVnNd2wnSuSAyiPkSMgzsbEF7rDg Jul 15, 2008
62573 83384 melancholic Banhart describes his upcoming project's sound as half extremely mellow, breezy, one quarter melancholic drone bummer, and one quarter equatorial pop."