(Indie Folk) The Streets of Laredo – Girlfriend
The Streets of Laredo are an Indie Folk band that spends most of their time gigging between Brooklyn and New Zeland. This spirited gypsy trio thrives on spontaneous colabertion and free form musical exploitation. Girlfriend was a favorite of mine and a good example of what makes this band special and hope fully a good reason to check these guys out. Their expected to drop a new Ep the Streets of Laredo Vol 1 due out October 7.
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Braoinean’s -Tenere is a nasty little piece of darkly dreaming future bass that draws you into its fuzzy melodies, power subs and haunting vocals. With only three songs and 98 followers on Soundcloud Braoinean’s is gold waiting to be uncovered, and if he keeps bringing this kind of quality to his work he won’t be our secret for long. You might want to check out this pretty brilliant video on Giant Angry Robot I found as well.
Indian Summer’s dance floor ready remix of Listen to Soul, Listen to Blues is a glitched out piece of EDM that just pulls at the heart and oozes tons of soul. The original single came out this summer and brought a lot of deserved attention to Australia’s Safia but when a duo like Indian Summer puts their touch on it, they’re guaranteed to get some love on the dance floor. Pick up the original on Itunes and download the Indian summer remix free just by liking their Facebook page.
In case you havn’t heard the original. It’s worth several listens.
Its been a while since a video really grabbed me and made a serious impression that stayed with me. I’d say the only way to describe FKA Twigs latest video is hauntingly beautiful and very disturbing at the same time. Co-directed by Twigs herself Papi Pacify is a vulnerable piece of down tempo that crosses somewhere between Portishead and Tracy Thorn’s Massive Attack years. The dark and brooding beats are perfectly infectious, but are over-shadowed by Twigs devine voice that dominates and carries the song throughout. Her. new EP Ep2 is due to drop here in the states Sept 17 and I already have my copy preordered, you should get yours.
Sei A just released a new Ep Blades of Brasil on Turbo Recordings . I had this EP on repeat all day just playing it over and over getting lost in thought as I muscled through my grind, each time I found some new small piece of the puzzle to love. Slow brooding builds, melodic tech heavy beats and warped out vocals, every thing is hitting on all cylinders here. This is my first introduction to this Scottish Producer and i’m a fan, it’s a mesmerizing three track experience with a ton of style and innovation and I’m looking forward to what’s next from Sei A. If you dug this check out his other releases here.
DC based Misun just released their debut Ep “The Sea” back in July and their already back with a free download. Hills and Trails takes some influences from Digital Cumbia and brilliantly melts them with some Spaghetti Western soundtracks reminiscent of Sergio Leone.