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Extracted Essence: Marissa Nadler's 13 Favourite Albums
Patrick Clarke , December 5th, 2018 14:37

Marissa Nadler guides Patrick Clarke through thirteen records that define her as an artist, from Dirty Three and Broadcast to Dylan and Young


Broadcast - Tender Buttons

In 2005 I was living in New York, I was cool by then! Someone must have given me the record, I don’t remember how but I definitely had it around, maybe I got into it after it came out, it took a while. It pops up in a lot of my favourite album lists now, it’s very unique sounding. I love the warbly, slightly out of tune synthesizers, the texture of the vocals, the way it’s mic’ed. Even the sound of it and the way it was recorded is very unique to me. It’s hard to put into words what I love about this record.

I struggle to talk about art, I’m bad at Twitter but great at Instagram, I’m a visual person and I feel things very deeply. Every song on this album is so catchy and beautiful and carefully wrought.