Shlohmo feat. How To Dress Well - 'Don't Say No' [Track of the Day]
Whilst Shlohmo has the ability to sound incredible on huge speakers, his latest track invites you to head into 'headphone territory' to truly appreciate the vast nature of his production, and Tom Krell's (aka How To Dress Well) soaring vocals.
Starting relatively basic in terms of orchestration, the track's foundation is firmly set with a simple, yet incredibly effective beat. Once you hit the one minute mark though, things start to open up quite considerably, with hi-hats cutting through dense, layered vocals.
Montreal art-pop diva Mozart's Sister somehow manages to combine the dark synth-pop of Grimes and the infectious pop melodies of Cyndi Lauper. Not only is that an impressive feat but it's also an irresistible one. Mozart's Sister (band and song) proves that the soil of Montreal is as fertile as ever. [read more]
Brighton quintet Lion Bark claim to have met at music school only to have dropped out once they'd formed the band. Fortunately, on the back of their first song 'Two Prongs', it'd seem as though they made the right choice. The band's sound, led by Guy Bangham's velvet vocals and the band's sunshine harmonies, may be a faintly familiar one, but so too is it one of effortless elegance and beauty. [read more]