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‘Misadventures Of Doomscroller’ hopes to drag you away from the data overload : World Cafe : NPR


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  • “Comes In Waves”
  • “Ghost In The Machine”
  • “Sound That No One Made”

Early on within the pandemic, a journalist named Karen Ok. Ho coined the time period “doomscrolling.” It caught on fast, placing a nerve for folk who have been caught inside, hungry to maintain up with the whole lot that was occurring amid all of the information that was always popping out, scrolling and refreshing and scrolling and refreshing … however by no means actually feeling any higher about something. Sound acquainted? “Doomscrolling” was formally added to the dictionary in 2020 and now it is immortalized by Dawes with their new album, Misadventures of Doomscroller. It is an album that hopefully will get you off your cellphone, away from all that data overload.

On this session, Dawes frontman Taylor Goldsmith talks about how he was impressed to battle brief consideration spans with longer, proggier, jazzier songs that sound nothing like what Dawes have finished earlier than — and share a stay efficiency.



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