Keep Shelly in Athens - 'Madmen Love' [Track of the Day]
Listen to Greek outfit Keep Shelly in Athens' new single 'Madmen Love'. The song shows off a new dramatic side to the group, yet they're still able to showcase their signature dreamy touches, albeit in a more aggressive sense. The single is out now digitally, and on a one-time pressing of 300 7" singles via sixteen tambourines.
The track is taken from their as yet unnamed album, which is due to be released this July through Cascine.
ASTR have stormed back into The 405's Track of the Day ranks for the third time with a beautiful cover of Drake's 'Hold On We're Going Home'. The New York duo have given the pop ballad an electro spin with a softer feel streamed though the laid-back beat, but still maintaining a staunch layer of pop through the irresistible finger clicks. [read more]
It's pure, perfect pop. Bass, with as much metallic rattle as putty-smoothness, funks this track up, accompanied by stark and catchy guitar chords and a brass section that lends a golden sheen to the choruses. [read more]
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