Artenvielfalt ft. Phable – Love Lines (Archive)

22 08 2013

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Isolee – Allowance

31 07 2013

On Saturday the 28th of July at round 7:35 am in Dalston, London, after a night of 1920’s dress, roulette table-ing, vodka martini’s and electro swing jives, I slumped and glided to the sound of Isolee’s “Allowance”. It has such measure, such grace, such balance, teetering and tormenting. The piano echoes, holding you, sustaining you, massaging your mind and your soul. You drift and drop to the non-stop melodic felony. Yet, there is an undercurrent of grit, a shutter sound that holds the piece together. When I heard this, I felt liberated, I felt unified, I felt at peace. So sit back and enjoy, if you ever need a post jam tune, this is the one.

KB.

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Kleerup – Until We Bleed

16 07 2013

Love at its most fragile and somber. This song seems to leave a real emptiness in the air. A tragic melancholy is created, as we listen to the vaporous voice of Lykke Li, hypnotising us into submission, placing us into a straightjacket, a hostage to the music, held in suspension. You feel a pain and anguish, yet it is this anguish that makes this track so captivating. The song’s meaning seems to be centered on addiction whether that is individual addiction or dealing with the strains of addiction within a relationship. There is a beautiful subtlety as Kleerup mixes vocal, with electronic and instrumental, you feel simultaneously unnerved and yet calmed, empty but whole, an unsatisfied satisfaction.

KB.

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Alexi Delano – Molar One

12 07 2013

When the Weekend says “Hello”, I like to reply with “Techno”. People of the world, feel uplifted, feel young, feel free. Embrace the summer, embrace your youth and allow Alexi Delano to musically manipulate your mind and your body. Feel the beat; grapple with its gritty, knotty texture. Bounce and shiver, shake and nod. Become a prisoner to the musical monotony, the infinite continuation of sound. The weekend has beckoned and now, you answer.

KB.

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Parov Stelar – Chambermaid Swing

12 06 2013

After a great performance at “The Forum” showcasing his album “The Princess”, I felt obliged to post a Parov Stelar track. For more listings at the forum please see: http://mamacolive.com/theforum/listings/

“Chambermaid Swing” impresses as we see an emulsion of classic smooth swing and grimy undertones, blended to craft a powerful, uplifting, song that just makes you want to get down and dance. The track seems to posses a sense of drama, gripping but simultaneously unshackling your body. There is a tension, a movement, an action. The song is willing you, persuading you to fall into its web of sultry swing, invading you body and mind, to relax and allow the music to take hold.

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Trentemoller – The Mash And The Fury

7 06 2013

Ever felt like a storm is coming? No literally a ferocious, all encompassing, hungry, angered, anguishing, still storm teetering on the horizon. Well take a seat and listen intently to the introduction of the masterpiece that is Trentemoller’s “Into the Great Wide Yonder”. This song seems to build; it holds, offers and yet retracts. There is something that is about to be unleashed. There is a motion, there is a calm, there is a conscience. Take shelter and prepare for the coming of “The Mash and The Fury”, whatever that may be, is up to you.

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J.Viewz – Teardrop (played with fruit)

31 05 2013

Organic beat making at its finest – a cover of Teardrop by Massive Attack played on fruit and vegetables!

I used to love bananas but they’ve kind of lost their a-peel…

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