What is basically an anthem for self-discovery and individuality, “Your Satisfaction is Fake” implores all of us to thoughtfully reflect on the contents of our being.
There’s something very creatively free about Olga Solar’s musicality, and that’s a quality we ought to embrace – on the rare occasion it manages to emerge through the thick haze of alternative options.
The details and intricacies surrounding this, the echos, the reverb, the tripped up beat, the outer edges lightly touched by fragments of additional vocals – all of these humble building blocks are crucial in helping make this a genuinely refreshing take on modern, alternative pop music.
Astral Planes is beautiful, a late night anthem for hip hop and trip hop fans alike. There’s a smooth pop groove to the whole thing, plus a clean finish yet one that still lets the dreamlike aura of the backdrop wash over you in a hypnotic way.
These are artistic presentations, so the rhythm and the set-up is just as important as the lyrics in expressing the underlying sentiments, and that’s something thinkbendy naturally holds close to.
Following the release of his single Paranoid, we caught an interview with artist and songwriter Ghost Polo to find out more about the music, his creative journey so far, and his hopes for the future. Here’s the conversation in full. * * * Hey – thanks for the interview! Congrats on the release of Paranoid – what … Continued
Decho offers up some awesomely enjoyably vibes on this latest track Blame – bringing together elements of reggae and contemporary RnB, with a flicker of hip hop and a heavy yet mellow-paced beat…
Ghost Polo drives with a genuinely thoughtful aura and a surprisingly heavy and artistic musicality on this latest release. While there are familiar elements to the track – the emo rap vibe, the melancholy mood – for the most part, it paves its own way; adhering to whatever the artist appears to be feeling in each instance.
That’s the great thing about this song, it follows its own rules depending on what each moment needs. For the most part, this thick yet mellow, eighties style groove drives things – giving the song a mildly nostalgic feel, but at the same time still allowing it to hold close to this fresh and uplifting new sound.
Cplus keeps thing mellow and apologetically pure on this single. That leading voice is one that undoubtedly offers personality – a level of identity and something for fans to connect with and come back for.
LA’s Willow Raye leads with a gorgeous and mildly raspy vocal on this mellow, trip-hop inspired new single. The track is spacious and breathy in every way, utilising only a few key elements initially to build a calming yet thoughtful soundscape – within which these lyrics connect in a notably upfront and personal way.
Why Can’t We Pretend undoubtedly sees Sharon Lia Band at their most creative and beautifully emotive. Powerful in essence and perfectly well captured so as to let that strength really stand tall.