Ji Nilsson's soulful I'm Her gets treated to a bootleg remix and it's sicknin'! Bootlegger Ushua adds sharp edges and a darkness that is most intruiging. Like staring into dark waters and wondering what's hidden beneath the surface. The down pitched vocals really add to the mystery and the rumbling bassline and glimmers of other sounds are perfect. Love it!
Wow, wow, wow! Swedish rising star Elias has got some pipes! At 19 and still in high school in Stockholm he's got the depth and richness to his tone that makes him sound like a soul legend years into a career. Love it! And if that wasn't enough - he can soar too in a gentle and higher register. Debut single, self-penned Revolution sets the bar high and no wonder he opened for Seinabo Sey over the weekend just passed. Both have voices that grab you and never lets go. Coming from Tensta Gospel Choir he's used to improvising and we cannot wait to hear more. Listen below and read his inteview (in Swedish) with daily newspaper DN here. ENJOY; thoughts? Thank you Karin!
For Record Store Day this Saturday just passed Florence + The Machine released a limited edition blue heavy weight vinyl of her What Kind Of Man. The How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful lead single is joined by brand new b-side As Far As I Could Get and honestly this is amazing and sounds like classic Flo. Love the bassline intro followed by old school military drums and that gorgeous voice singing softly at first and building up to a soaring chorus. Love it - what a gem!
What a treasure trove for (electronic) music lovahs! More than a full hour of Róisín Murphy selecting her favourite tracks, talking about them and chatting about her own body of work and reminiscing about her time in Moloko. She's so sharp and funny and god damn, we love self-reflexive humor so much. Her first album in 8 years, Hairless Toys, is out on May 11th and we officially cannot wait! Enjoooy the next 70 (!) minutes below!