I’ve Been Watching You sees LeGrand take on a sultry and seductive style, gracing the airwaves with a rhythmic and soothing vocal that suits the pace and swagger of the beat beautifully.
“I’m a three-time AAU Junior Olympic medalist in Tae Kwon Do. One gold, and two bronze. Martial arts helped make me who I am.”
Beautiful, a fine collection of songs – this feels like a best-of or a compilation project. Impressive as ever, and really well recorded.
Rich Girl (Remix) offers everything from a summer-time bounce of a beat to tropical synths, an intriguing concept, and a striking vocal-line that feels beautifully fresh yet slightly Ace Of Base-like in melody and style.
Having already made some impressive waves with their earlier single Loner, Canberra-based synth-pop outfit Neko Pink storm forwards even further with this brand new release. Soaked in addictive pop melodies and multiple layers of colour and optimism, With You pours through with a defiant level of brightness and energy. Leading with crisp, clean production, and … Continued
Beautifully set-up, beautifully written, flawlessly performed. A lovely new single from an artist who rightfully shows no signs of slowing down.
Each song creates a gentle and satisfyingly human take on Roensch’s subject matter, which is ruminative and delicate and a little bit trippy. It’s distinct and idiosyncratic and I dig it for that.
Bringing together delicacy of concept and tone, Don’t Leave Me rises up from acoustic purity to full-band warmth throughout its captivating and uplifting four-minute journey – impressing all the more so with each new moment that passes.
You’re inspired to believe in better, that you can make a difference, and as the soundscape and that hook rain down you’re filled with a sense of wonder and vibrancy. As is the role of great electronic music, and no one does it greater than NIKOTENE right now.
Mild moments of choreography add further to all of this. Love You So builds up wonderfully and works perfectly well just the way it is. The video enhances the whole thing in a likable way. A job well done.
By the end, the unexpected rhythm of delivery has made itself a little more recognisable. The final moments are a definite highlight as the flow finds its sweet spot and resolves in a satisfying way – It’s part of being a teenager works well as the ultimate closing moment.
It’s always wonderful to discover that artists who make modern electronic music also have the ability and desire to craft it from the raw, organic essentials when necessary. Jared Lee is superb, an artist through and through.