A funky dance groove with a 70's lean. You've already got me with this one. Like this year's Daft Punk release taking cues from grooves past, The Brooklyn-based band Escort has been grabbing the music media's ears with these infectious dance grooves. Take a listen to the original version of their track, "Cabaret", touted by … Continue reading TuneCrush: Escort “Cabaret”
On the BBE label, Kon's single "All Night Everybody" from On My Way takes a touch a disco heat and gives you a soulful dance party to lighten the mood in your room. Take a listen.
Summer sounds from six Norway teens who call themselves Kid Astray. The band features Benjamin Giørtz (lead vocals/keys), Elizabeth Wu (keys/percussion/vocals), Jakob Bechmann Hansen (drums/vocals), Alex Meek (guitar), Even Steine (guitar), and Håkon Sageng Carlin (bass). Enjoy the single, "The Mess (Casiokids Remix)". And, if you missed it, here's the official video. Keep up with … Continue reading TuneCrush: Kid Astray “The Mess” (Casiokids Remix)
After having one of the most successful Kickstarter campaigns of 2011, Tony-winner Levi Kreis returns with his fourth studio offering, Imagine Paradise. Levi bares more than ever on this recording, as first seen by the cover as names as Kickstarter donors grace his body. He's also taking stronger elements of pop and dance production and … Continue reading Levi Kreis – Imagine Paradise
London-based Marcus Pepperill and John Hamson, Jr. make up the duo, Thumpers. They've released their EP, Unkinder, yesterday on Transgressive Records. The track, "Unkinder (A Tougher Love)", is a percussive groove has a wonderfully sticky melody (even if you're not sure of the lyrics immediately). David Kosten (Bat for Lashes, Everything Everything) lends additional production … Continue reading TuneCrush: Thumpers “Unkinder (A Tougher Love)”
Dallas's own Dan Rogers is staying busy. After releasing the EP, Neo-Noir, last month, he's just released his edit of Daft Punk's summer hit, "Get Lucky", sampling some of the Vanderway Edit as well as the original track. Grab this free download for your summer mixtape.
Three years after their debut CD, Dallas-based Ishi comes back on to scene with the new record Digital Wounds available at digital outlets including Bandcamp.com. French House and dance/pop flavor abound and the song I've chosen has a feel similar to pop production from Benny Sings (especially from 2011's Art). Having been awarded by Dallas … Continue reading TuneCrush: Ishi “Emotional Hard Drive”