Dismal, ’80s-style Dreampop.
RAC always mixes songs with amazing beats at catchy hooks.
Rhye is one of those sexy, moody bands with jazzy vocals and electronic chill melodies.
The poetry here is deep and fluid.
This is the Rock ‘n’ Roll of our generation. The Generationals pull off a pretty cool tone with heavy use of electronic beats. This time they’ve taken it back a little– turned up the… Continue reading
The song, the melody, the lyrics, the beats–all are enough to make me more optimistic and centered in the moment.
If you decide to just sit down and really listen to a song, this would be it. Kill me with sorrow, and then lift me from the ashes. The Lumineers, Stubborn Love (2012).
It’s funny how discovering music is like following a trail of breadcrumbs. I can’t quite recount the steps that brought me to Miike Snow, but I am so glad they did. I especially… Continue reading
If Vampire Weekend and Grizzly Bear had a baby, Discovery would be it. Swing Tree, (2009).
I came across this song the other day, I just wanted to listen to it on repeat. It’s got a solid beat and up-tempo style but the subdued lyrics keep it from being… Continue reading
Islands, is a demure love song by The xx. Simple, poetic lyrics set to gentle chords. Somewhat reminiscent of beatnik culture. I love the timid female vocals quivering in contrast to the grainy,… Continue reading