It is not so long ago that I Break Horses was introduced here with the album-version of Winter Beats. But they're already back here with the same track in a live-version, recorded as part of a 3-track "Bedroom Session". It is the same beautiful song, but this intimite live-session is mesmerizingly amazing and only builts up the ever-growing interest of music lovers all over the world that are eagerly waiting to see this duo perfom their debut album "Hearts" live. I am one of those people.
It's almost as if i'm in church listening to this on a Sunday morning. The choir in church could only hope they had someone singing as beautiful as Lotte Kestner can, though. Another great cover done by one of my favourite female singers. lovin' it!
Julia Sinclair has released a 4-track EP which you get for free at her website and it's a good one. She has a strong, yet vulnerable voice which sometimes sounds like it's gonna crack. but it never does. she writes simple songs with just her voice and guitar, the lyrics ain't new or brilliant. but it works. sometimes it just does. Julia Sinclair's guitar skills are more advanced than one might expect based on the "girl-with-guitar" type that she clearly is and this is what uplifts her above the average, although that specific, clear, beautiful voice surely puts in some weight. Slow and Steady is the EP-title as well as the finest song on this album, but please don't stop listening after the opener, the rest is just as special.
Let's celebrate the beginning of a new week with this fine party track by hiphop-duo Villa Rosa. It's perfect for the little after-Summervibe we got going on in this country and it makes me wanna hang around in the sun with a cocktail.. who knows what i'll be doing tonight..? Have a good week!
It's been silent for a few days on the blog, but not in the house. Most played record was "Tosta Mista" by Hooded Fang, a 6-piece band with influences from all over the timescale. Last century's 60s & 70s are probably most represented and they're making their own great sound of all of this. This album has FUN written all over it, they had fun playing the music, and it's good fun listening to it. With the shitty mood i'm in, this is a perfect album to keep me going. Singing & dancing guaranteed with this!
Another Monday, another Monday Morning Kick-Off. The new (and greatest) single by Friends Electric is called Puzzle Pieces and it's a great danceable party-track to start off the week with. Just before you go into meetings, fix new problems, meet new customers or do whatever it is that you do, you get to dance once more to remember the great weekend with this good track. The single will be released on October 24th, get it if you've danced to it this dull Monday morning. Have a good week!
The kitchen has been cleaned after a little Courgette-soup explosion, i'm doing my best reading all the papers i've received over the last 8 days and the background sounds excist of all kinds of great things i'm discovering on the blogs i haven't visited in at least a couple of days. Among the greatest things i've heard was this 3-track EP by Danny Deleto, called "Conversation". It's 3 electronic rock tracks that fit together, yet each tell a totally different story. It's almost 6 months old, but who cares? It's a good little piece of music and you can download it for any price. A bargain no matter what you spend on it, cuz it's
A little late, but i was gone for the weekend and arrived home very tired and a little sick. After some sleeping and rumbling around the house, my Monday has finally started a little bit. Better late than never, check out this weeks Monday Morning Kick-Off by FOE, who was here before with her Spring cassette-EP. Now she's back with 2 new tracks, of which Deep Water Heartbreaker is just really good. It's more smooth, but still with a little edge to it, i predict greatness in her future.
Air Review makes that nice romantic folky music that we've been hearing a lot of lately, due to the great succes of Mumford & Sons, who have either inspired a lot of bands or have paved the way for others to follow in their trail towards becoming the next big thing. While waiting for something new from M&S, Air Review does a good job at taking the stage for them. This "American's Son EP" consists of 4 great tracks, that deserve to be played over and over again. They definately have their own sound, which is more melodic, a little more powerfull and less melancholic. And it works very well. This is one of the finest EPs i've heard this year, and i've heard so many great EPs already.. It's a little unclear to me when and how this is gonna be released properly, but i hope they will; it's a definate-buy in my book.