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.
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]
In celebration of reaching 15'000 followers on Facebook, Shlohmo has unveiled a remix of DJ Khaled's 'I'm On One'. If the 15'000 follower track is this good, the thought of him reaching 20'000 followers is scary. [read more]
Coming up with dream combinations of bands is fun and Heart-Ships are the nearest I've ever got to what I imagine this concoction might sound like. Combining the intensity and lush instrumentation of Arcade Fire with the dark-pop sensibilities of The National, the Leeds 6-piece have returned with their massive new song 'Pinhole of Light'. [read more]