#347: Perfectly Imperfect
Editor Recommendations from Tyler Bainbridge
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This month there are only editor recs from me (Tyler) because Alex just had another child 😃 👶 and he’s on Perfectly Imperfect paternity leave for a few weeks, but don’t worry, I wrote a few more to make up for it. Also, I know we’ve been sorta secretive, but we’re still hard at work on something really special for you guys and can’t wait to show you. More soon…
Without further ado
For those of you who don’t already know, all of my music recommendations are being shared in a separate monthly column since I had so many lol. Here’s a link to my July music recs (with some help from Clarke Sondermann) and I’ve included an unlocked rec of Somewhere Special below. I’ll be back with more in a week or so 😃
The duo Somewhere Special kinda sounds like a more melodic & poppy Snow Strippers, but still with plenty of edge. They only have two songs out at the time of writing this and they both rip. The vocals on “Blizzard Warning” reminds me a bit of Hannah Diamond but with super sleazy buzzing bass and twinkling synths, and the other track “Cabin” is a high energy club-banger driven by some pumping horns and videogame-y beeps n’ boops. Can’t wait for more music from them. Update (8/10/23): They just announced a show on August 17th with a crazy line-up, details here, and there’s another single.
If it's late at night and I'm on the couch, you better believe I'm putting on some weird video of someone eating old military rations or a train ride across a country I'll never visit. My most recent obsession in this realm has been amateur storm chasers, which I didn't even realize existed. I thought being a storm chaser required some kind of credentials or expertise, but it seems like any adrenaline junkie with a death wish and ambitions of a virality can just record themselves driving through a tornado in a modded car.