Dry Cleaning, Live @ KEXP

I’d thought I already posted the first of these Dry Cleaning studio sessions from Seattle’s KEXP, but no – those were other live sets, so let’s make this one a twofer. Or threefer, since I didn’t even know about the middle one. And they make a nice little pre-post-pandemic triptych, if “nice” can be used […]

Dry Cleaning – “Swampy”

Dry Cleaning made their name the old fashioned way with a run of critically acclaimed singles and EPs long before dropping an album, and even they’ve graduated to two critically acclaimed full-lengths, they still love the abbreviated formats. Earlier this week, they announced they were coming out with a new extended play in the Swampy […]

Dry Cleaning Live from Bandcamp HQ

I’m going to close out the week/ring in the holidays with this entirely non-seasonal video session that Dry Cleaning recorded for Bandcamp at their Oakland offices back in September. It was the first leg of their North American tour behind album number two, Stumpwork, even though the record wouldn’t be released for another month after […]

Dry Cleaning – “Anna Calls From The Arctic”

Dry Cleaning have a pretty set formula – nonsensical, oft-hilarious observationals delivered in Florence Shaw’s deadpan sprechgesang overtop muscular rock guitar riffage – so you’d be forgiven if, when listening to this second preview of their forthcoming second album Stumpwork, you find you’ve spent the whole five minutes waiting for the muscular rock guitar riffage […]