December 9, 2009

love is a dirty word

jason collett

Jason Collett has a clattery sound to his music that I love, with a free-keeling howl in his voice that he plays fast and loose. He is mightily impressive live, friends with Feist from their mutual Broken Social Scene days, and has just announced an aptly-named new album Rat A Tat Tat coming out in March on the impeccable Arts & Crafts label from Canada.

The first listen from the new record is seriously addictive.

Love Is A Dirty Word – Jason Collett


…And if you’re lucky enough to live in Toronto, Jason is doing his annual Basement Revue Shows every Tuesday in December at the Dakota Tavern.

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  • Yes. Delightful.

    Kathleen — December 9, 2009 @ 11:29 am

  • It is ALWAYS too long since the release of the last Jason Collett album. I like how this sampler is short and sweet – the man is such a tease!

    Megan — December 10, 2009 @ 7:29 pm

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"I love the relationship that anyone has with music: because there's something in us that is beyond the reach of words, something that eludes and defies our best attempts to spit it out. It's the best part of us, probably, the richest and strangest part..."
—Nick Hornby, Songbook
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