The first Take Two session of 2014, and I might actually dig Shirley Halperin’s picks a lil better than my own. She’s got Uncle Tupelo and Band of Horses. Me? Broken Bells and Marissa Nadler.
At long last, devotees of creeping, hell-sent ambient black metal and fans of spare, heavenly folk-skewed dream pop will have something to lick shots into the air about together. Via her website, Boston-based singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler recently announced that Los Feliz’s Hydra Head Records will release an as-yet untitled album-length collaboration between herself and Alhambra-based doom specialist Xasthur.