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Podcast Episode
Season
Fourteen
number
716
Type
Album Review
Post Date
5/28/2024

Damon and Naomi

716 More Sad Hits by Damon and Naomi

More Sad Hits

Label
Shimmy Disc
Release year
1992
Producer
Kramer
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Following the dissolution of Galaxie 500, Damon and Naomi further explore the melancholy sounds of dream pop and slowcore on More Sad Hits

Author & Special Guests

Following the end of Galaxie 500, Damon Krukowski and Naomi Yang were ready to give up on music. Thanks to Mark Kramer of Shimmy Disc, who coaxed them back into the studio, the pair formed Damon and Naomi, and released their debut More Sad Hits in 1992. While continuing the dream pop/slowcore sound of Galaxie 500, the band stretch their sound in various ways, with subtle basslines playing off the vocal melodies, hits of French pop and jazz, and the varied vocal approach with each taking lead, as well as harmonizing on several tracks. Neither high or lo-fi, it's melancholy but not depressing, a fine needle to thread.

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Songs in this episode

  • Intro - Boston's Daily Temperature
  • 13:25 - E.T.A.
  • 17:28 - Information Age
  • 24:19 - Once More
  • 28:43 - Astrafiammante
  • Outro - This Changing World

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