There’s a creative heart here, one that sees Pac Marly toy with the very structure of the music, moving seamlessly from melody to rap; meeting a slight dance-hall bounce with the darkness and integrity of authentic hip hop.
Headphones on, volume up – the whole thing works its magic with intimacy and realness in an upfront, fairly addictive manner.
It’s a tremendous, accomplished slice of nostalgia-drenched songwriting that puts a big smile on my face.
Tthis track is utterly individual, compelling and worthy of listening time and discussion. It’s merits are thought-provoking, visceral and genuinely interesting.
There’s a dreamlike, natural-world quality to the entire arrangement. It’s a busy set-up, but it doesn’t feel that way – the in-the-moment jam session presents a level of unity, which lends its oneness to the listener from afar.
A heavy beat and dashes of distortion are balanced beautifully with the emotional and skillful playing of the violin.
“There is no music scene whatsoever on the Big Island of Hawaii and it is horribly depressing! This place really needs a scene and I hope to influence the younger kids to eventually break one open.”
Offering up personal depth and intimacy, thoughtful lyrics that reflect openly on a complex past, Deep C Divers lay bare their truth on this latest single, and it proves a beautifully captivating, uplifting experience.
Absolutely worth the time it takes to experience. Listen loud. An album-full of confidence and alternative, angry and dark anthems.
An acoustic strum, an arrangement of voices, that raw, unedited presentation – you know the sound, and you trust it to offer something real; refreshing.
“If I could change anything about the music industry it would have to be the politics and the overly sexualized demand and pressure placed on artists to be a size 2 or a lighter shade just to make it.”
“Midnight Angels is all bout bringing back that classic rock-and-roll vibe to the present day, while adding a sprinkle of modern day style.”