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Sunday Solo Band (Sunday Shuffle #379)

Telekinesis is a band that's really a solo artist, Michael Benjamin Lerner. I first heard of him/them before the debut album came out in 2009. KEXP was playing one or two songs off Telekinesis! and I dug them. He/they are also on Merge Records, which usually means the music is quality. The first two albums are power pop goodness and the third stays in that territory but starts to incorporate some new sounds. Telekinesis just released their/his fourth album, Ad Infinitum, on Friday, and there are a lot of synthesizers and drum machines. This is not a problem because the music is great. Anyway, I've only heard the full album twice so far (once via NPR's First Listen and once via Spotify) and purchased it a few minutes ago so I could feature it and the band this morning. If you're not familiar with the music, I highly recommend checking it out.

1. 50 Ways (32) - from 12 Straight Desperate Lines
2. Towns Chapel (8) - bonus track from Domarion
3. Gotta Get It Right Now (26) - from 12 Straight Desperate Lines
4. Palm Of Your Hand (22) - from 12 Straight Desperate Lines
5. Non-Toxic (8) - from Parallel Seismic Conspiracies
6. Island #4 (15) - from Domarion
7. Sylvia (1) - from Ad Infinitum
8. I Got You (22) - from 12 Straight Desperate Lines
9. In a Future World (1) - from Ad Infinitum
10. Look To The East (19) - from Telekinesis!

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