The lyrics never fail to put forth the inner truths of the character at the forefront of the story, and in some respects, the general musicality of this release reflects that honesty & that struggle as well.
The organic musicality & the genuine, emotional sound of Erhard’s voice drive the song’s sentiment in a uniquely appealing way – his whispers draw you in, and those bigger moments hit with flawless impact thanks to contrast & his unwavering ability to deliver.
Bringing together the acoustic folk sound & something of a more retro electronic flair, Like Clockwork is heartfelt & hopeful, colourful & optimistic, as is the Djo Life way.
Placing lyrical weight into the darkness of negative space & emerging with an absolute & unspeakably heart-wrenching gift. I can’t say much more, it deserves to be heard first. More importantly, you owe it to yourself to hear it.
Franklin Livingston is not a Spanish speaker but has put his creative efforts into this single as a mark of solidarity with Spanish communities living in America. He said of the process that love should inspire us to learn each other’s languages & to live in harmony & peace.
Flawlessly produced, You by OCNS fades in & dissolves out like pages in an incredible epic, as if one is opening a book to an amazing page-turner that requires no page turning, just elegant listening.
There’s something incredibly cool about the composition & the performance. By the end of the experience, this arrangement of notes, this overall progression through the riffs & sections of the song, makes certain to linger in your mind for quite some time.
There’s something really soothing about this piece of music & writing. The simplicity of the soundscape is a part of this, Syke E’s voice is another – his tone fits perfectly with the mood set by the instrumentation.
The guitar work is perfect, simple yet effective, instantly recognisable after even just a single listen. Soon enough, the song’s lyrics start to take hold, sinking in with the emotional depth of something incredibly real & heartfelt.
What stands the tallest about this version of Where Is My Mind is Costi’s rap verse, particularly that opening set of bars – it comes so unexpectedly & proceeds to effortlessly pour these fresh ideas & rhymes out to you in a calm yet confident way.
From the kid in the basement trying to get the fingering just right on his new B.C. Rich, to the hardened metal-head listening for the thousandth time: Wicked World is bound to be the track kept on repeat for the better part of the summer, and kept at the top of the playlist for good.
The musicianship presents an impressive & vast collaboration. Goodreid’s voice & songwriting style, his genuine nature, his unstoppable imagination – it all makes for a playlist that’s unlike anything else you’re likely to hear right now.