Hurrah. Today is September 1st, and (in book anyway) the first day of Autumn, my favourite time of the year.
This is the time when the sunlight is golden, low and casts long stretched shadows. The grass returns to lush green, and leaves turn, but the days are still (relatively) warm. Yes sir, I love this time of year, and it also makes me want to listen to a particular kind of music. Slow, introspective, often acoustic, maybe a touch melancholy, but never depressing.
Due the limitations of iMix (most of these aren’t available on the iTunes Music Store) here it is in screengrab form:
To also get us into the mood, P22 Type Foundry have released Stanyan Autumn, “a set of three fonts based upon a casual hand lettering text created by Anthony Goldschmidt for the deluxe 1969 edition of the book ”…and autumn came" by Rod McKuen". Nice.