80’s throwback bands have recently come into vogue. The airy, modulated synths, snappy drum beats, and whispered vocals make the super heavy bass pop. Worthy of multiple listens.
Perfectly blending the rhythmic-leaning first half and the gorgeous emotional second half, “Lotus Flower” proves that Radiohead are still on top of their game and better than anybody else at what they do.
Distorted bells, spacey drums, discordant riffs, and vocal chants make for an all around interesting listen. The break down at 2:15 is dark and foreboding, making the second half of the track more palatable.
With discordant wobbling bass, a foreboding hi-hat intro a-la “War Pigs,” and some ultra poppy vocals, the latest Justice single is worthy of listen after listen.
Perfectly blending the rhythmic-leaning first half and the gorgeous emotional second half, “Lotus Flower” proves that Radiohead are still on top of their game and better than anybody else at what they do. Yorke’s falsetto sounds so comfortable in the realm of the song, it almost reaches the point... Read more »
This minimalist folk tune is lyrically dense and aurally biting. Pecknold fronts the group “Fleet Foxes,” and if you’ve ever listened to them, the influence definitely makes sense. Worthy of multiple listens.
A loud, ear piercing note played on what sounds to be a synthesizer from the sixties. The note goes on for over a minute. Soft Spanish guitar strumming is introduced subtlety with other keyboard sounds. Tape has made a gorgeous song that begs reflection over.
An older song, but it continues to hold that same raw emotional weight that it did upon initial release. The ethereal beeps and blips that open this track give way to a grab bag of different genres, all in the context of a great epic pop tune.
The dizzying synth pad, ecclectic percussion and no frills acoustic riff make for an offbeat catchy tune, Sore Spores makes good use of their lead singers with interesting harmonies and distinct boy/girl dynamics.
With their new album arriving in a couple months, TVOR are treating their fans with multiple new singles. ‘Caffeinated Consciousness” rocks hard and proves the Brooklyn band to be one of the best indie acts around.