Pay Attention ‘Midsummer,’ Katie Von Schleicher’S Ode To Contrite Self-Indulgence : Npr

That cassette sprang from her internship at Ba Da Bing Records, after the label’s owner suggested that she make a tape for Ba Da Bing to release.
In “Midsummer,” Von Schleicher’s voice evokes the twangy power of Angel Olsen and the aching warmth of Sharon Van Etten.
Songs We Love: Katie Von Schleicher, ‘Midsummer’Enlarge this image toggle caption Chris Baker/Courtesy of the artist Chris Baker/Courtesy of the artist”I know it’s wrong, but I can’t stop,” Katie Von Schleicher groans in “Midsummer.
S***** Hits follows Bleaksploitation, Von Schleicher’s first self-produced and self-engineered effort.
S***** Hits was recorded on a tape machine at Von Schleicher’s childhood home; the technique lends atmospheric hiss and fuzz beneath the track’s near-chaotic instrumentation.

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