Peaking Lights drop another ridiculously good mix.
Just when the world seems to be immolating on an August Monday, Peaking Lights drop a slab of wobbly synth-funk to act as Alka-Seltzer on your skull. Some soothing tropically-tinted California glaze about beaches with a dark undercurrent about breaking free of all that haunts you. Noir vs. sunshine in four and a half fluid […]
The Top 50 Albums of 2012 December 24, 2012
On a Previous Episode of the Passion of the Weiss: The Top 50 Albums of: 2011; 2010; 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006 50. House Shoes – Let it Go [Tres] No best album list is complete without something from Detroit. Nowhere else is as no frills and unvarnished. It operates as a palate cleanser to remind […]
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Dub remix records are never “necessary.” However, there is a small but dedicated group of dub lovers (read: weedheads), who love this shit. Namely, myself, Son Raw, and Alex Steady Bloggin.  Earlier this year, Peaking Lights dropped one of the year’s best records in Lucifer, a kodachrome jungle cruise that was already drunk on Red […]
20. Future – Pluto [Epic] Pluto is the rare 21st Century Atlanta Rap album that is an album in the classic sense of the word. It’s an experience, an etched aesthetic that demands end to end listens, and you may find yourself scrolling back to Big Rube immediately upon completion. While Drake, Frank Ocean and […]
Peaking Lights & Lucifer June 20, 2012
Writing about a band like Peaking Lights is terminally tricky. They channel ineffable emotions and vibrations that don’t easily lend themselves to concrete language. More likely they send you sprawling towards adjectives that make your prose style look like an 8-year old describing an Easter Egg hunt. It took me all night to write two […]