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Courtship Ritual – “Ancient Drip” Video

Last summer, the Brooklyn-based duo Courtship Ritual released Pith, a minimalist collection of dark songs that we named Album Of The Week. Their latest offering is a video for Pith’s stand-out, echoing song “Ancient Drip” which will be released on a Godmode Records compilation American Music at the end of the month. Directed by Anthony… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / March 23, 2015 - 1:16 pm

Album Of The Week: Courtship Ritual Pith

I might as well get some boring full-disclosure stuff out of the way first: Nick Sylvester, a great friend and former colleague of mine, produced this album, and he’s putting it out on Godmode, his label. The fact that Nick worked on this album has a lot to do with the fact that I listened… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 22, 2014 - 3:52 pm

Stream Courtship Ritual Pith

The Brooklyn duo Courtship Ritual make spare, hushed, minimal indie-pop, like Beach House with a slight dance-music edge, or like the xx with a little more old-school 4AD reverb in their sound. That’s a simple, durable sound, but on their debut album Pith, they’re already exploring its edges, changing its definition from song to song. More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 17, 2014 - 11:46 am