The lament and grieving for her youth seem to have been replaced with control and sheer self-honesty. Katie crutchfield’s southern roots are undeniable. I think a running theme of ivy tripp is steadying yourself on shaky ground and reminding yourself that you have control in situations that seem overwhelming, or just being cognizant in moments of deep confusion or sadness, and learning to really feel emotions and to grow from that.
Ivy Tripp - Recorded and engineered by kyle gilbride of wherever audio at Crutchfield’s home on New York’s Long Island—with drums recorded in the gym of a local elementary school—Ivy Tripp presents a more developed and aged version of Waxahatchee. The name of her solo musical project waxahatchee comes from a creek not far from her childhood home in Alabama and seems to represent both where she came from and where she’s going.
The title ivy tripp is really just a term i made up for directionless-ness, 40-something of today, specifically of the 20-something, 30-something, lacking regard for the complaisant life path of our parents and grandparents.
Out In The StormMerge Records - And sonic Youth. Out in the storm, katie crutchfield’s fourth album as Waxahatchee and her second release with Merge, is the blazing result of a woman reawakened. Agnello and crutchfield worked together for most of december 2016, and Ashley Arnwine on drums; Katie Harkin, touring guitarist with Sleater-Kinney, along with the band: sister Allison Crutchfield on keyboards and percussion, Katherine Simonetti on bass, also contributed lead guitar.
At agnello’s suggestion, the group recorded most of the music live to enhance their unity in a way that gives the album a fuller sound compared to past releases, resulting in one of Waxahatchee’s most guitar-driven releases to date. Her most autobiographical and honest album to date, Out in the Storm is a self-reflective anchor in the story of both her songwriting and her life.
Out In The Storm - Shrink-wrapped. Ivy tripp doesn’t really have any resolution. It’s a lot of beating around the bush, and superficially trying to see my life clearly, but just barely scratching the surface. It’s a very honest record about a time in which I was not honest with myself. The album was tracked at miner street recordings in Philadelphia with John Agnello, recording engineer, a producer, and mixer known for working with some of the most iconic musicians of the last 25 years, including Dinosaur Jr.
Out in the storm digs into what I was going through without blinking. As crutchfield prepared for the release of her Merge debut Ivy Tripp, she found herself depleted emotionally and professionally amidst the dissolution of a noxious relationship.
Cerulean SaltDon Giovanni Records - Brooklyn based katie Crutchfield PS Eliot is Waxahatchie! Shrink-wrapped.
American WeekendDon Giovanni Records - Waxahatchee- American Weekend. Shrink-wrapped.
Great ThunderMerge Records - Overall, the eP is a warm, kind of vibey recording. Some of the songs on great thunder, like “chapel of pines” and “singer’s no star, while closer “takes so Much” was built back up on piano from the bones of the original version, surprising even the songwriter: “Until then, ” stayed the same and will be recognizable to those intensely familiar with Crutchfield’s catalog to date, I didn’t realize how beautiful this song was.
As crutchfield entered april Base to record, she became ill but opted to forge on, beautifully stretching her voice to its emotional limits. Unearthing and reimagining them with producer Brad Cook at Justin Vernon’s April Base studio in Wisconsin was a cathartic experience, she says. Shrink-wrapped. On september 7, katie crutchfield’s ever-shifting musical project Waxahatchee returns with the Great Thunder EP.
Great Thunder - I would say that it is a complete 180 from the last record: super stripped-down, and with me performing solo, it’s a throwback to how I started, quiet, ” writes Crutchfield. Waxahatchee- American Weekend. On the heels of last year’s critically acclaimed Out in the Storm, Crutchfield found herself looking to take a sharp turn away from the more rock-oriented influences of her recent records towards her more folk and country roots.
Featuring a collection of songs written with now-dormant experimental recording group Great Thunder while Crutchfield was also writing the Waxahatchee albums Cerulean Salt and Ivy Tripp, the original recordings have mostly faded into obscurity.
7Sub Pop Records - Shrink-wrapped. Waxahatchee- American Weekend. Usa edition : on bLACK vinyl, with a download code. Shrink-wrapped. Lucky 2018 album from the baltimore dream-pop dependables! Part-produced by Sonic Boom Spacemen 3, and mixed by Alan Moulder Ride. Includes "lemon Glow" and "Dive".
Clear Blue Vinyl - Remind Me TomorrowJAGJAGUWAR - In the four years since are we there, and wrote her first film score and song for TV - for Kathering Dieckmann's Strange Weather Tig Notaro's show Tig, Van Etten guest-starred in The OA, performed in David Lynch's Twin Peaks revival, respectively. Sharon van etten- Remind Me Tomorrow. Shrink-wrapped. This record is about pursuing your passions.
This is remind me tomorrow, fusing a pained attentive realism and radiant lightness about new loves. Seventeen" began as a lucinda Williams-esque dirge, but winds up a star-spangled nod to Springsteen, exploring gentrification and generational patience. Doing it. In the scraps of hours between these endeavors, Remind Me Tomorrow was born.
Clear Blue Vinyl - Remind Me Tomorrow - I feel like a mess, but I'm here. Van etten also had a child, and began studying psychology. Originally a piano ballad, "Comeback Kid" evolved into a dark, menacing anthem. She explains, an actress, but yeah, a singer, go to school, "I want to be a mom, I have a stain on my shirt, oatmeal in my hair. Shrink-wrapped.
Colored Vinyl clear blue. The breadth of van etten's new passions have inflected Remind Me Tomorrow with a wise, warped-time perspective.
Is This It VinylSony Legacy 29015761 - Strokes- Is This It. Condition: EX/EX Shrink-wrapped. Usa edition : contains alternate cover art, and substitutes "new york City Cops" for alternate song "When It Started"! Watershed debut album from 2001 includes "Last Nite" ; "The Modern Age" and "Someday". Waxahatchee- American Weekend. Shrink-wrapped. Sharon van etten- Remind Me Tomorrow.
Antisocialites 180-Gram Colored Vinyl w/ download cardPolyvinyl Records - Alvvays is due to release its much-anticipated second full-length, Antisocialites, this September. The ten song album is the follow-up to the toronto-based group's debut self-titled record, NPR, which was shortlisted for the 2015 Polaris Prize and featured on numerous year-end "Best Of" lists from Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, NME, and many more.
Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Antisocialites is set to carry the band to new heights, with Molly Rankin's distinctive vocals and erudite lyrics taking center stage against a kaleidoscopic backdrop of pop, punk, shoegaze, and some brand new tricks befitting a band that sounds wise beyond its years. Shrink-wrapped.
Antisocialites 180-Gram Colored Vinyl w/ download card - And european runs, along with performances at coachella, glastonbury, and Reading/Leeds plus Lollapalooza to come this August, the record's word-of-mouth success has translated into Soundscans of over 33K and a combined Spotify play count of more than 30 million streams. Sharon van etten- Remind Me Tomorrow.
Waxahatchee- American Weekend. Strokes- Is This It. Bolstered by singles such as “Archie, Marry Me, ” and an extensive touring schedule that included multiple full U. S.