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October Music Recommendations

Happy October! We hope that you have the perfect Halloween costume picked out for the season. As always, Matthew and I are back with our monthly music recommendations. Both of us will recommend 2 albums each. For each album recommendation, we have provided a YouTube link to a song from that particular album. Feel free to give each song a listen!  If you have any comments, recommendations, or musical suggestions, don’t hesitate to email us at reference@deerfieldlibrary.org. Enjoy!


Sam’s Recommendations:


 

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ARTIST: Everything Everything

ALBUM TITLE: Get To Heaven (2016)

UK Indie Art Rock band, Everything Everything, is known for their catchy lyrics mixed with their eclectic sound. Typically, songs touch upon heavy socio-political topics such as late stage capitalism and technology in modern society. 

SONG TO CHECK OUT: To The Blade

SIMILAR ARTISTS: Foals, Alt-J, Bloc Party

 

 

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ARTIST: Sub Urban 

ALBUM TITLE: Thrill Seeker (2020)

Finding this young, up and coming artist on TikTok, Sub Urban has a dark pop sound, reminiscent of carnival music. This is a perfect spooky/creepy album for the Halloween season.

SONG TO CHECK OUT: Freak (feat. REI AMI)

SIMILAR ARTISTS: Ashnikko, Oliver Tree, Grandson

 


Matthew’s Recommendations:


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ARTIST: Denzel Curry

ALBUM TITLE: Melt My Eyez See Your Future (2022)

Miami rapper Denzel Curry has released his most varied and eclectic album so far, drawing influence from jazz and R&B among other genres with poignant lyrics about battling inner demons. One of the best hip hop albums of the year so far!

SONG TO CHECK OUT: Walkin

SIMILAR ARTISTS: Brockhampton, JPEGMAFIA, J.I.D.

 

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ARTIST: Bjork

ALBUM TITLE: Homogenic (1997)

Ahead of her new album release at the end of this month, check out this classic album from Icelandic singer Bjork. An album that saw her dive deeper into electronic music versus her more eclectic earlier albums, this is a groundbreaking and original album with a sound no one has approximated before or since.

SONG TO CHECK OUT: Joga

SIMILAR ARTISTS: Kate Bush, Massive Attack, Radiohead

 


Community Recommendations:

-Emily K Recommends: Self-Titled – Marcus Mumford

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