Tag Archives: Kindness

LIVE: Kindness, Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, OR

By Hollister Dixon

In a lot of ways, for a lot of people, pop music is something frivolous, airy, and pedestrian. In the world of indie rock, there exists a weird riff between people who embrace it, and those who view it as “not real music”. This is an absolute shame, because those are the kinds of people who will sleep on people like Adam Bainbridge, otherwise known as Kindness. He’s still a relatively young artist, with two records under his belt (2012’s World, You Need a Change of Heart and 2014’s Otherness) but he’s also worked with a lot of undeniable stars (Robyn performs on Otherness, as does Dev Hynes, aka Blood Orange, aka Lightspeed Champion), and although your roster of guests doesn’t make your records good, it definitely means that you’ve got something good going on.

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Episode 122: The Likely Lads

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Thanks to Katy Hampton for joining us this week! You can listen above, or download the episode right here.

Topic:

  • The Libertines!
  • We discuss the obsession of our guest, her beginnings with all things Libertines, as well as all the bands connected to them

Songs:

  • Violent Femmes – “Love Love Love Love Love”
  • The Libertines – “(I’ve Got) Sweets”
  • Tweedy – “Please Don’t Let Me Be So Misunderstood”
  • Black Sabbath – “Iron Man”

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Episode 121: Anatomy of a Remix

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Thanks to Anthony Baney for joining us this week! You can listen to the episode above, or download it right here.

And, as an added bonus, Anthony has provided the playlist of songs below, to give you some examples of his work, and a few that inspire him. Enjoy!

Topic:

  • The remix
  • How did our guest get into remixes, and doing them himself?
  • What are our relationships with remixed music?
  • What are the different types of remix? What do they look like?
  • Is there a formula that most remixes follow?

Songs:

  • Leonard Nimoy – “Follow Your Star”
  • Clean Bandits – “Rather Be (Elephante Remix)”
  • Caribou – “Our Love”
  • Kindness – “Who Do You Love? (Ft. Robyn)”

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