Multi-instrumentalist and apparent game-show fanatic Cedric Rokkgod celebrates all things Alex Trebek and punk-rock combined on this latest single.
Perhaps his fullest sounding and most vibrant soundscape yet, Ltronnika’s Here Comes The Sun sees multiple layers of synths and melody rain down around the listener in an all-encompassing manner. Given the title, you naturally try to seek out familiar tunes here, but the track walks its own pathways – not a single one, but … Continued
No Hugs is a stand-out single from the young artist, a track that follows a hip hop beat and a mildly dance-hall, beach-side riff section, seeing a story of the complicated side of love at war with that which purely seeks a little fun.
There is no question of a lead vocal performance being copied and pasted into position here, the variety of takes between the repeated patterns is as organic and fresh as you like, giving the song a living, beating heart to focus on. Smooth.
From optimism to struggle, doubt to progression, darkness to light, the music fuses simple yet ambient soundscapes, with classically mellow hip hop beats, soulful hooks, and a mighty and characterful vocal-lead that meanders throughout various impressive flows as each story pours through.
OLGA takes listeners through the regrets and mistakes of a past relationship with the retro groove and unwavering honesty of Go Easy On Me.
“Sufjan Stevens was a huge inspiration. So I began bleeding that with folk sounds like Mumford or Lumineers. I also spent a lot of time listening to speaches by Alan watts.”
Delicately rhythmic and intimate production meets with softly emotive vocal work, deeply human lyricism, and a quiet rain of detail; building atmospheric bliss and ultimately offering powerful respite from the weight of the world.
Offering precisely the journey and intensity implied by the title – a certain darkness, a rising weight and multiple layers of detail – Ghost Of The Past rises up from theatrical beginnings to a full-throttle fusion of rock, pop, and neo-classical instrumentation.
“The music industry is a place where many talented persons take a leap of faith to create artistic pieces with hopes of connecting with the intended audiences.”
“I’m okay with it because I know that it’s relatable. I’m not the only person who has dealt with this scenario. I’ve always been pretty open about who I am, but never really on this level.”
Contrary to the title of this EP, the music that pours through from the moment you click play is so smooth and loaded with good vibes, that it contrasts powerfully with the depth and emotional honesty that Dan Psycho injects into his bars.