The power of She Keeps Bees lies in the nuance, the understated. It’s Jessica Larrabee’s vocals moving like smoke over Andy LaPlant’s kindling crackling drum beats. It’s intimate music. A quiet rage that is intoxicating, inviting the listener in, leaving them unguarded for the jabs and barbs that come their way through the music.
After an extended period away from the podcast, Nick and Dan return to chat about new music from Pile, She Keeps Bees, Squid, Blessed, Ausmuteants, PAX and a pair of selections from the recently released Post-Trash Vol. 4 charity compilation. A bit rusty and delightfully unfocused, this one is about the music, as its always meant to be.
Bandcamp have offered to donate their profit share of every sale through their massive network of releases to the Transgender Law Center. It's a good cause and a good excuse to buy some new music. Many labels and artists will be donating their profits in addition to Bandcamp's share as well. So where to begin? Here's an abritrary guide.