Weekly Wrap-Up 03.25.22

A few words about a few local tracks that hit the spot this week


Ames Harding – The Poet’s Tango

What do you get when you cross a group of ten musicians with an abandoned Wilkinsburg church? An eclectic, understated, slightly spooky album that pulls from jazz, folk, indie, and throwback pop styles equally, like Sketches of Spain by way of Frank Sinatra by way of The National. Here’s a cryptic, cavernous tango.

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Black ‘N Mild Child – STEPPIN

REARVIEW, the latest release from Black ‘N Mild Child, is grimy hip-hop with an edge of gleeful, madcap experimentation. The EP’s lead single, a menacing, bass-heavy bop full of distorted shouts and gritty bars, sounds even better live than it does on record.

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Creek Violence – No One Is Expected To Build A God

Released as a single in December before being included on February’s Being Stranded on the Shoulders of Giants, this one is built around guitars that noodle irresistibly and chime forcefully, and contains bookish, rawly sung lyrics so despairing that they border on apocalyptic.

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