Month: October 2019

DE RIEN – “CALI”

“Cali” is a strangely soulful and complex arrangement from the German electronic artist and percussionist. Weaving in a buoyant bass line, intersecting polyrhythms and pitch-shifted vocals, “Cali” evokes an effortless ease and coolness of a warm afternoon slowly fading into a limitless night. 

DAPHNE & CELESTE – “SUNNY DAY (JILK’S AWESOME FUNERAL MIX)

The resurrection of Daphne & Celeste and their work with Max Tundra is one of the weirdest and most triumphant second acts in pop music. From their acclaimed “Save the World” album, the UK based “Electro-acoustic Ambient Post-Rock” band turns “Sunny Day” into a 12 minute elegiac and positively life-affirming piece of music. Ascending strings …

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EGOTEA – “NAH”

Taking cues from the outre-limits of Hip-Hop, EGOTEA has created a blistering track that rolls together a hiccuping beat pattern and pitch-shifted vocal patterns to murky depths and transcendent heights. “Nah” is a challenging and rewarding track that pushes the boundaries of electronic dance-leaning music and glitched-out IDM.

MOUNT ALASKA – “BACK TO THE LAND, MY LOVE”

Soundtracks for non-existent movies or TV shows is a narrative refrain found in ambient and electronic music that never quite gets old. Creating inherently emotional music and allowing the listener to fill in the gaps is a powerful trope. For the Irish composer “Back to the Land, My Love” is a building and burgeoning, tension-filled …

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