Many know them as the most popular “iPod commercial artists ever” but the truth is, Chairlift are a lot more than just 30-second wonders. The Colorado/Brooklyn indie trio re-released Does You Inspire You? back in April, and it’s captured the hearts of hipsters and aimless music treasurers everywhere. Spin Magazine called their vocals exquisite while Rolling Stone revealed famous painters like Salvador Dali would revel in their sound. Whatever the case may be, they are a charming and talented group that will continue to inspire listeners to dive into the melodies they produce.
Here’s singer Caroline Polachek’s list of…
10 Albums To Hear Underwater
mum – Finally We Are No One
mum is bubbles of childness in a swimming pool on mushrooms at night.
John Maus – Love Is Real
We are drowning in love and hate and that’s find by me; my flotation devices are made of mercury.
My Bloody Valentine – Loveless
Cement walls scratch your skin which burns in the chlorine and you can’t really tell how bad the scratch is in the blue light.
Lansing-Dreiden – A Sectioned Beam
If you dance rhythmically, the spectral plaid on the floor will too.
Julee Cruise – Floating Into The Night
The deeper you go, the darker it gets.
Mark Isham – Vapor Drawings
Has your memory since been rewired to remember a different first experience of water than ever actually happened? And do you mind?
Air – Talkie Walkie
Air: the perfect bait for sexy transparent sharks.
Brian Eno – Another Green World
The best journeys are composed of many uncannily connected parts.
Roxy Music – Avalon
Black Moth Super Rainbow – Dandelion Gum
The gas mixture in the scuba tank gives you a serene body high.