Toby Driver track premiere

2018-08-10 by BloodMusic | 38 Comments
Underground, cult composer Toby Driver (maudlin of the Well, Kayo Dot) has released "Glyph" - the 2nd track off his upcoming chamber-oriented, singer/songwriter solo album: They Are the Shield.

The track was premiered via Heavy Blog is Heavy.

The album releases on September 21st, 2018 via Blood Music.

http://www.heavyblogisheavy.com/2018/08/09/exclusive-premiere-listen-to-toby-driver-draw-a-glyph-with-new-track/



Tagged: Toby Driver

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GhandhiLion
August 10th 2018
1959 Comments


Sounds good

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AnimalsAsSummit
August 10th 2018
3427 Comments


everything about this is perfect

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Zig
August 10th 2018
959 Comments


Would love to see Toby working only on classical stuff.

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BandNewbac
August 10th 2018
2434 Comments


blood music? ew

BandNewbac
August 10th 2018
2434 Comments


song is pretty fucking spectacular though

GhandhiLion
August 10th 2018
1959 Comments


Blood music nice.

AlexanderMR
August 10th 2018
479 Comments


Man, it'd be amazing if the rest of the album is this good.

Darius
August 10th 2018
17098 Comments


What's wrong with Blood Music

AlexanderMR
August 10th 2018
479 Comments


They give almost every album they listen to a 5.0 like wtf the fuck

GhandhiLion
August 10th 2018
1959 Comments


ye how dare they

TrveBarbarian
August 10th 2018
40 Comments


ye this is amazing

FadedSun
August 10th 2018
1847 Comments


Did Mia come back to play violin for Toby?

AlexanderMR
August 10th 2018
479 Comments


No. The playing only sounds a bit similar because it's a Driver composition, but the musicians playing the strings are Conrad Harris and Pauline Kim Harris. It's in the article.

MaskAtTheMasquerade
August 10th 2018
2911 Comments


oof this is good

TheBarber
August 10th 2018
3711 Comments


Blood music is cool music

AnimalsAsSummit
August 10th 2018
3427 Comments


the ending chord pattern is breathtaking. hope everything on the new is this refined. just this one track is better than all of madonnawhore imho

AlexanderMR
August 10th 2018
479 Comments


It really is better than everything (or most) of Madonnawhore.

Scoot
August 10th 2018
19057 Comments


this guy is a stone cold legend

one of the most versatile musicians of the last 25 years

AlexanderMR
August 10th 2018
479 Comments


Driver is gonna go down in history as one of the most important artists of the 21st century, mark my words.

TalonsOfFire
Staff Reviewer
August 10th 2018
17620 Comments


Agreed with the last few comments.

I might prefer the Live from Roulette version from last year, it sounds more cinematic and spacious to me.

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Nomos2
August 10th 2018
24 Comments


Blood Music is cool. I remember reading here when they first started up and then did pressings of maudlin of the Well material. Nice guys.

I know we see a lot of Toby here and on Pitchfork and the likes, but he's criminally unknown for the most part and I think he's going to get a bigger following years from now.

Veldin
August 10th 2018
3403 Comments


I loved this song on Live From Roulette and I'm so happy to hear he's releasing a new album. Toby Driver is one of the best damn artists of the 21st century

GhandhiLion
August 10th 2018
1959 Comments


"
Driver is gonna go down in history as one of the most important artists of the 21st century, mark my words." wew lad

AlexanderMR
August 10th 2018
479 Comments


Yes.

Jasdevi087
August 10th 2018
5125 Comments


he needs to put some gravy on that album art

Asdfp277
August 10th 2018
18480 Comments


toby driver looks handsome

AlexanderMR
August 10th 2018
479 Comments


he lookin gud

farmer56
August 10th 2018
19 Comments


thought this song was breathtaking enough already with the live version. now it is just pure perfection

br4dl3yb34r
August 10th 2018
208 Comments


beautiful

Asdfp277
August 10th 2018
18480 Comments


it's ok

DarkNoctus
August 11th 2018
10390 Comments


i liked this more than the material from the last record he put out, hyped

Wayfarer1991
August 11th 2018
29 Comments


Gotta agree this is sounding better than the bulk of Madonnawhore imo

TalonsOfFire
Staff Reviewer
August 11th 2018
17620 Comments


Yea it's clear this is going to be yet another new thing and more ambitious than Madonnawhore, which was great for the style and mood it was going for.

Flugmorph
August 13th 2018
18770 Comments


sounds just fiiiiiiiiiiiiiiine

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Jasdevi087
August 13th 2018
5125 Comments


Sounds like a song by the artist Toby Driver

Xenophanes
Staff Reviewer
August 13th 2018
1250 Comments


“This isn’t Choirs of the Eye” pt. 204367

*joking aside this is the most I’ve cared about a Toby song in 5 years*

cloakanddagger
August 15th 2018
285 Comments


Bits of this wouldn't sound out of place in a Studio Ghibli Film. Really like it, definitely better than anything off of Madonnawhore.

AnimalsAsSummit
August 15th 2018
3427 Comments


"bits of this wouldn't sound out of place in a Ghibli film"

Part the Second has you covered there



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