Year five of My Favorite Album kicks off with one of Nashville’s sharpest singer-songwriters, Tristen, talking Kate Bush’s seminal classic ‘Hounds of Love’.It’s a cut and thrust, back and forth full opinions - opinions on Kate Bush, the importance (or lack thereof) of drummers, the dueling metaphors underlying the album, the vapidness of contemporary music culture, post-tour depression, why unsolicited advice is poison, how sexually magnetic is Ryan Gosling anyway, why she longs to be where Kate Bush was when she made this album and some opinions about opinions.
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Australian electro-pop singer-songwriter/producer Owen Rabbit joins me to explore the link between Kate Bush’s classic ‘Hounds of Love’ and modern electronic music, why some classic rock fans see elaborate or constructed pop as less sincere than acoustic singer-songwriter music, the studio Bush built to make the album and the freedom of recording outside of expensive recording studios, and the best modern Kate Bush covers.
“Religion is sticky” - Anita Lester, 2014
On the sixteenth episode of My Favorite Album, ghost pop singer-songwriter Anita Lester (AKA Lester the Fierce) comes by to talk about the weird, wild and wonderful Kate Bush and her seminal 1985 album Hounds of Love.Along the way, they break down classic track Running Up That Hill and the Ninth Wave song cycle and talk about whether this album could be made in the age of shuffle, authenticity vs. sincerity, Bush’s cultural musical roots and how someone turns out when they’re raised on Kate Bush records.
Can sound kill? Inspired by a Kate Bush song, we ask whether sonic weapons could work.
"It started while listening to the excellent Experiment IV by Kate Bush. The premise of the song is of a band who secretly work for the military to create a ‘sound that could kill someone’. Is it scientifically possible to do this?" asks Paul Goodfield.
Hannah consults acoustic engineer Trevor Cox to ask if sonic weapons could kill. And Adam delves into subsonic frequencies with parapsychologist Chris French to investigate their spooky effects.
Kate Bush’s Running Up That Hill vs. Prince’s Sign O’ The Times.
The Sight Below recently compiled an amazing tracklist for a Fact Magazine Mix packed with lush distorted dream pop from the 80’s and 90’s.
- slowdive \ slowdive \ slowdive \ creation \ 1990
- chapterhouse \ treasure \ whirlpool \ dedicated \ 1991
- franke \ jag älskar dig \ aldrig förstå ep \ luxury \ 2003
- joy division \ isolation \ closer \ factory \ 1980
- echo & the bunnymen \ do it clean \ crocodiles \ korova \ 1980
- spacemen 3 \ take me to the other side \ the perfect prescription \ glass records \ 1987
- cocteau twins \ lorelei \ treasure \ 4ad \ 1984
- kate bush \ hounds of love \ hounds of love \ emi \ 1985
- iggy pop \ nightclubbing \ the idiot \ rca \ 1977
- teenage filmstars \ loving \ star \ creation \ 1992
- seefeel \ more like space \ more like space ep \ too pure \ 1993
- clan of xymox \ no words \ clan of xymox \ 4ad \ 1985