Its not the heat that gets you, its the humidity from this breakout single. This track is bouncing wildly in a summer heat wave created by these electronic sound masters. Lyrics are blurred by rays of atmosphere while guitars circle your heat stroked brain, screaming for repeat plays, on high volume. Summer is fleeting so insist on Summer Heat taking you to sun soaked paradise when even the breeze provides no relief.
This Norwegianer is not a Mister at all, Mr. Little Jeans is an up and coming electric troubadour, who was strewn into the musical blogosphere with her rendition of Suburbs. Providing a shinning light into previous releases such as Rescue Song. Though this EP was released last year nonetheless we are moving forward with her own music. Bouncing all over the room the original is beautiful composition on its own, when given the RAC treatment this remix is summer ready and as jaunty as a carousel spinning you into a childlike euphoria. Its time you rescued yourself from drab summer radio. Bounce on.
Doom Pop. With their name stemming from a keyboard function the ALT-J or ∆ is demonstrating where the music of the 21st century is heading. Technical and complex, highs and lows crash all around, while mingling with a multitude of samples. The unique sing-speaking is mesmerizing, the Cambridge drawl that nearly slurs at times is commanding while keeping calm. Its got me drawing triangles uncontrollably. ∆
A cold breeze through your speakers to cool your over heating pop happy summer. A toads croak from the bayou Blake is truly an original song master, the term virtuosos has been used to describe his creations. Growling guitar replaces your shivers with pure chills on this unforgiving winter anthem.
Growing up isn’t always fun, and love isn’t a fairytale. No one describes this more accurately then Daughter on this harsh portrayal of Youth. A budding lyricist and song builder this off spring would make any parent proud. Just hope your childhood is held in higher esteem, because sometimes love is reduced to the notches on the bed post.
Gotye – Somebody That I Used To Know (Jr Blender Reggae Remix)
The amount the original is played, is nauseating. Alas there is a tolerable version, (reggae vibed nonetheless) to save us from the drab original. This unsuspecting and most likely evanescent top 40 spike of Gotye is simply a flash in the pan of this modern sociological trend were all becoming accustomed to. Artists are routinely plucked from obscurity for a quick season of over indulgence before were all sick of them. Blown away like smoke, and I’m still left here wearing my Frankie Says Relax t-shirt. Lets take some pride in our commercialism, with a little more talent. Although the interplay between Kimbra and Gotye on their SNL performance is almost believable. However it wont be long until its that song I used to hear, but who am I to say whats real. #bullshit
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – Man On Fire
The first single from Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zero’s second album Here due out May 29. “Man On Fire” picks up right where Up From Below left off, calling for all of humanity to join their song and dance. Possibly the essential message from the Zeros that the simplicity of world happiness is found in song. Join this dance and be happy.