A slightly weird and wonderful mix of tracks for the month that will see us finally open the doors of our new pop-up store in our hometown of Bath (more on that here). We've got some rediscovered Radiohead nestled in alongside some brand new LCD Soundsystem which in turn is squished up against some off-the-wall Euro pop anthems. Enjoy!
As it's festival season, we've been inspired to put together a bumper playlist of all our favourite tracks right now (new and old) so you can enjoy a slice of Resident Store vibes in your own home! In the playlist, Nick Drake sits alongside Lorde, Arcade Fire and Phoenix (plus loads more) - now that's a dinner party we'd love to go to. Enjoy!
We haven't put together a playlist for a while, so in a rare moment of quiet we thought we'd assemble 5 tracks we've been listening to a lot lately. Standout tracks bookend the list - Crooked Colours 'Flow' is a little bit XX with it's restrained, downtempo beats; whilst Panda Riot's 'Golden Age' is a joyous shout of melodic shoegaze pop loveliness. An eclectic mix (as ever), but well worth a listen if you have a spare 16 minutes.
Sometimes, there's nothing better than spending some time simply listening to the stories of other people. Letting yourself get swept up in the thoughts, feelings and the journey of another human being can be a revelatory experience, and is something we probably don't do enough. Being a design-led store, and being based in the beautiful county of Somerset, we were thrilled to discover local woodworker EJ Osborne (aka Hatchet + Bear) has embarked on a new project entitled Makers Broadcast - a series of interviews with designers and makers - which quenches both our thirst for enriching, inviting stories with a desire to...
Our first Soundcloud playlist for an absolute age! It's a bit of a mixed-tempo bag this time - some soaring electronic soundscapes from Shivum Sharma mixed with some downtempo R&B and dream pop vibes from the likes of Tom Misch and Wgglz. Perfect Spring morning material.