Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Stream: KC Accidental - Captured Anthems for an Empty Bathtub/Anthems for the Could've Bin Pills
KC Accidental was the pre-Broken Social Scene project of Kevin Drew and Charles Spearin (also of Do Make Say Think). This is a re-release of their two albums combined on one disc. It's all instrumental, and if you're a fan of BSS' excellent debut Feel Good Lost you should dig this, in particular the amazing, desolate-sounding 'Tired Hands', the equal of anything they would go on to create. Having said that, there's also post-rock fuzziness ahoy to go along with the more ambient soundscapes.
The whole record is streaming over at http://www.spinner.com/new-releases#/4, where you can also find streams of Bruce Springsteen's The Promise and the impressive Sports from newcomers Weekend.
Speaking of BSS-related stuff, Charles Spearin's The Happiness Project is well worth checking out if you haven't yet: released last year, it's essentially speech and spoken word set to music, but it's really well done, particularly here: