Ford’s Faves: Sloan, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Hinds, Dr. Octagon, Air
Every Friday, in-house music aficionado and buyer Tim Ford graces us with his musings on the best releases of the week. Can’t get enough? He’s also somehow still allowed to run our Instagram — check it.
Faves for April 6, 2018:
If you asked me who the third greatest Canadian band of all time is I would say, unequivocally, that it is SLOAN.
For fans of: Big Star, East Coast Rock
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Sex & Food
When the inevitable time comes when A.I. have killed off all the humans and have to figure out how to reproduce, this is the sexy slow jam they’ll put on.
For fans of: Prince, Tame Impala, Mac DeMarco
I Don’t Run
These four Spanish ladies will go to your party, make it the event of the season, then ruin your party by writing obscenities on the wall in lipstick and make you regret you had the party.
For fans of: Black Lips, Strokes
Moosebumps: An Exploration Into Modern Day Horripilation
Kool Keith and Dan The Automator’s wacko hip hop gets put on whenever I’m in the car driving to the biggest parties and clubs….
Just kidding… I don’t get invited anywhere.
But this is what I WOULD play!
For fans of: MF Doom, WU-TANG, Mob Deep, Gorillaz
Moon Safari (20th Anniversary)
Sunrise has a vinyl exclusive for the anniversary of this album and it friggin’ glows in the dark.
For fans of: Justice, Portishead, Massive Attack