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Album Review: Braids – Shadow Offering (2020)

Braids is a Canadian electronic/art-rock trio, consisting of Raphaelle-Standell Preston, Austin Tufts and Taylor Smith. Catching our attention with ‘Amends’ (from their second album, “Flourish/Perish”), the band simply stood out with their reverb-heavy production style which placed it somewhere between the deeper, more soulful sound of Hundred Waters and the experimentation of Young Magic. With unpredictable song structures and heavy use of polyphony, Braids went … Continue reading Album Review: Braids – Shadow Offering (2020)

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Welcome to An Empty Bliss

Here at An Empty Bliss, we celebrate the first month of January with our first playlist. Featuring a few of our favorite artists like Magdalena Bay, Sevdaliza, FKA Twigs, Oneohtrix Point Never, James Blake, Marika Hackman, The Bug, HAIM, HANA, Little Dragon and Alison Wonderland, it’s meant both as a ‘hello’ and a quick glimpse at where these musicians are right now. We will be … Continue reading Welcome to An Empty Bliss