Review: Eric & Magill – Thanks to sciences / Valhalla Baby!

There’s always something about Eric & Magill‘s music. Call it an aura, call it a particular aroma. It’s always there, like the memories from a lucid dream flashing back through the day. ‘Thanks to sciences’ starts as a folky ballad that soars with a CSO-friendly video that conveys the ethereal warmth of the track, one that explodes and then washes back, fading into just a … Continue reading Review: Eric & Magill – Thanks to sciences / Valhalla Baby!

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Review: Eric & Magill – Peach Colored Oranges

There’s always been something discombobulating in the music of Eric & Magill. A subcutaneous feeling that leaves translucent goosebumps where long lost memories reside. The prism-like ambience of Peach Colored Oranges feels like the band has glided over a colorful spectrum of emotions. Whereas All those I know was a melancholic affair, the vivacious Peach Colored Oranges brings some zest that it’s not unexpected: this … Continue reading Review: Eric & Magill – Peach Colored Oranges

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Video: Eric & Magill – Tightrope

Eric & Magill. What can I say that I haven’t said before? I love them. The sincerity of their dreamgaze sensibilities. The hook-laden pop songs they weave out of colourful yarns. The way they can make bad vibes evanesce away. After collaborating across oceans, time zones, and emotions, Eric & Magill are now in the same country, their creative juices still cascading through mauve hills and lemon … Continue reading Video: Eric & Magill – Tightrope

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Best albums of 2014

  Ahoy there! We have another one of them fancy lists for your reading pleasure. Since everyone and their mothers (and farmers’ mothers) have a “best of” list by now, we asked our readers and collaborators for their choices. Some heard the call and voraciously, viciously and vividly described what they enjoyed (or not – more on that later) in this year of our Lord … Continue reading Best albums of 2014

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Review: Eric & Magill – In This Light

For two musicians that have been apart for almost three years, the musical chemistry between Ryan Weber and Eric Osterman is pretty much perfect. With previous Eric & Magill records being made across oceans, In This Light seems to be more of a homecoming show. Even if they are still sporting that nostalgic dreamy sound, there is a change in form. The elegiac All Those … Continue reading Review: Eric & Magill – In This Light

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Podcast – The Nectarine Mix

We finish the July series of podcasts with another selection of fresh new grooves. Relish the acoustic loveliness of Picardy III & Jesse Woods, trip to the strangeness of Pinkunoizu & Che Ga Zebra, drink to the blue madness of Drenge and Old Baby and groove to Vuvuvultures & Psychic Twin.

Oh, and give Eric & Magill a big warm hug.

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Interview – Eric & Magill

Eric & Magill are Eric and Ryan, veterans from an awesome band called Camden. Ryan is also one of the driving forces in that band Decibully (part or Polyvinyl’s roster of awesomeness). So we (Tonan and Sam) decided to gather some courage and send them a few questions, the ones they very courteously answered.

(streaming ‘You make it so good’)

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