Human bobert from amazing world of gumball is literally just will toledo. … What did I like about that older music? He’s molded and shaped his distinctive voice into a highly versatile instrument, a singer in the tradition of Dylan or Neil Young or Leonard Cohen, artists who may not have had Sinatra-smooth voices but whose emotional honesty and relatability is enhanced by their poignantly raw, authentic style. That’s another thing that I hope they don’t get rid of, and already on the mobile app there’s no way to get to that page, you either have to have your own collection or click on what they recommended to you. Martin 7. He’s brought the skills he built as a producer of his own music to bear on projects such as those of Detroit’s Stef Chura, whose 2019 record Midnight is one of my favorite rock albums of the year and features a poignant co-written duet with her and Will, and he’s produced the albums of his friends and touring associates like Virginia’s Gold Connections and fellow Virginia-to-Seattle act Naked Days (project of Degnan “The Ending of Dramamine” Smith). Yeah, we have our sound guy [John McRae] who also tours with us, he’s been the engineer in the studio, which just means he’s setting everything up and hitting the buttons, and then outside of that, it’s just been me and Andrew. Why? “It’s been a bummer, apart from any career concerns,” he says. 277. I mean, you’re kind of the ultimate success story these days with DIY…. Even the still-living, legendary rock writer Robert Christgau, who I just saw mentioned in Holly George-Warren’s new Janis Joplin biography for having been front row at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967, digs Will and Car Seat. I tried to restrain myself, but as you can see by the length of this piece, I only partially succeeded. Formed . And if that’s what was filling the music industry with money, I think that came at the expense of the consumer. I guess I’ve listened to a lot more music and especially live recordings in the past five years or so, where that’s basically the scene, where artists will have three-minute songs that turn into ten-minute songs, or whatever, and just sort of get into a groove and keep going with it. Not to be overly hyperbolic, but it’s like someone handing you the phone and saying, “hey, here’s your chance to talk to Bob Dylan [or your legend of choice] for an hour — have fun, make something great out of it, and oh yeah, don’t f*ck it up!”, It’s fitting to finally have a piece devoted to Will here at Houseshow — a self-published digital magazine that focuses exclusively on DIY and indie artists — given the facts of Car Seat Headrest’s inspiring, now-mythic DIY origin story, a story built into the name of his band. It just feels like I wasted my time. Other songs on the album dip successfully into ambient loops (“Can’t Cool Me Down”), festival-ready dance-pop (“Famous”), outsider-art oddness, and more. I can’t get enough of it. If you’re gonna do it, you should do it all the way.”. Car Seat Headrest discography and songs: Music profile for Car Seat Headrest, formed 2010. The comedy element in that song isn’t unprecedented for Car Seat Headrest — Toledo points to the grungy self-satire of Teens of Denial’s “Destroyed by Hippie Powers” — nor is “Hollywood” simply a joke. admin 2 weeks ago Biography Leave a comment 72 Views. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 2018 Vinyl release of Twin Fantasy (Mirror To Mirror) on Discogs. That was an interesting challenge to me, how can we take what’s good about these tracks and make it work in three and a half minutes. “That’s the most obvious example of the person who’s trying to balance it all and eventually crashes,” he says. Katie Ingegneri: I feel like there’s a definite literary influence on your style. As we move into a new era for Car Seat Headrest’s music, I’m inspired by the conversation I had with Will and what I’ve admired about his work so far to provide a glimpse into where this artist has been, where he is now, and (at least start to imagine) where he’s going. Posted by 6 days ago. Twin Fantasy isn’t just another one of Toledo’s Bandcamp albums. I think it wasn’t until the end of 2018 that they really finished their album properly. Send us a tip using our anonymous form. There was this whole weird labyrinthian submission process, and it was very up in the air whether anything you sent them would get posted or not, and so it seemed like a real shift in the culture when the streaming services came along, and then services like DistroKid came along, where if you paid $20, or maybe even less than that, a year, you could put your own music on all these services and people were gonna be able to access it. Deadlines (Hostile) 4. That’s more or less what happened — there were a few pieces where we had to go back in to the studio later to finish because we hadn’t quite finished writing them, but I think that the songs sort of benefit from that direct approach, and not having a lot of bullshit attached to it. Will Toledo. 131 votes, 36 comments. Posted by 3 days ago. So far it’s the only song on the album that was fully band-conceived, we were jamming that out in the studio, and actually the original recording of that jam was part of the [TIDAL] video that went up. “The Beach Boys were not only pop musicians, they were derided musicians,” he says. “Where I finished it, but I don’t feel any sort of reward. That’s why I like Spotify, I know people hate on it but it’s such a good way to listen to, like, everything. Or make the music that’s on there inaccessible — it feels like whenever they move closer to the algorithm, it feels like they’re one step closer to just basically becoming a distribution service where most of the music that you want to hear isn’t going to be on there. American singer and guitarist most widely known because the creator from the single project-turned-indie rock-band CARSEAT Headrest. “I was going all-out, saying, ‘Let’s put on a big rock show, cover these older pieces, incorporate them into ours, and do everything that you can do with seven people onstage,’” Toledo recalls.  And maybe then that energy will come bouncing back, and there will be more energy at concerts than ever.”. It’s not enough to just keep spinning the same records for 50 years, and I’m so grateful for artists like Will, building on the greatness of the past while moving us toward something even better. https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/이달의-소녀/_x-x/ https://rateyourmusic.com/collection/defnotwilltoledo/recent Tue, 09 Apr 2019 19:40:39 +0000 But we’re sort of mixing that with the studio approach, we went to the studio a few months ago to do some tracking, and I think in another month we’ll go back for some more, but for the most part it’s all just slowly being built up on my computer, and I think Andrew is gonna take a crack at mixing as well. You have to like the music and the artist that you’re working on, but if you do, it can definitely serve to inspire you in your own material. I'm pleased to report that this new recording of Twin Fantasy (the original was released much more lowfi via Bandcamp in 2012) really hits the spot. Genres: Indie Rock, Lo-Fi / Slacker Rock, Indietronica. On Making a Door Less Open, the album that he and his bandmates were trying to finish that day last fall, Toledo pushes even further into strange, exciting new territory, with more ideas than ever competing for air. I can only hope copyright and licensing laws don’t squash the next phases of artistic innovation. “I do like having other people to bounce off of,” he says. “I really like going out and playing music. Yeah, we’ve already made some headway with it, we’re sort of working in opposition to the way previous albums have been done for Matador, and more like what I used to be doing, where it just starts on the computer and gets built up gradually. I guess the structure isn’t quite worked out yet, but it feels like it’ll be one of the longer pieces. Will already managed to get his interpolations of Dido onto Teens of Denial, and They Might Be Giants onto Twin Fantasy— who knows what will come next? Hymn (Remix) 6. Report abuse. It’s crazy how it’s changed so rapidly over the course of our lifetimes. Will and the band are currently working on what will be Car Seat Headrest’s first collection of new material since Teens of Denial (1 Trait Danger albums notwithstanding), and I know that I, along with thousands of other Car Seat fans are eager to hear how Will’s songwriting and musical vision has continued to evolve in tandem with the skills of his consummately talented band. I’m impressed with anyone who bothers to follow me on Spotify. But that’s the goal, if it’s longer it should still feel like it’s there and gone, essentially. I try to utilize Bandcamp as much as possible now, cause if I’m only paying ten bucks a month for Spotify Premium, it’s not really in relation to the amount of music I’m listening to. 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