Issaquah, Washington’s Whitney Ballen writes quietly disarming songs that twist and crush with each new verse. Ahead of the release of her debut album, You're A Shooting Star, I'm A Sinking Ship, Ballen and her band join DJ Sharlese on Audioasis for a performance of four tracks from the record. Recorded 07/24/2018.
4. Black Cloud
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On their third album, Garbage People, Wimps remain as raucous, sardonic, and incisive as ever.
Spiky and smooth, the kinetic guitar playing of Bombino weaves through the buoyant rhythms that his band produces.