SINGLES CRUISE

GOLDEN HYMNS SING “HURRAH” – “THUNBERG”

Coming out with the requisite fire and righteous indignation that matches the namesake of this song, the Long Island Post-Rock / Post-Metal band have created an intense and gripping accompaniment to the words of climate change activist Greta Thunberg’s words. A excerpt of Greta Thunberg’s searing speech is heard in the quiet interlude before a …

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GODAUGHTER – “TRIANGLE SKY”

Combining all of the rupture-and-repair dynamics of a post-rock band operating at the bleeding edge metal, heavy psych and shoegaze – the Canterbury, UK band present a full aural attack on “Triangle Sky”. “Triangle Sky” pushes everything in the red before throttling back revealing interwoven guitar melodies, golden drones and aggression cooling into acceptance. Fans …

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MIDGE – “LET IT TAKE YOU (ORIGINAL MIX”

I am 100 % on board with a track made specifically made for “chilling by the pool” at Ibiza. The faintly Balearic beat is categorically blunted – specifically played at the decibel imperceptible to hangover-sensitive ears. Synths come in as keyed-up gentle crests atop waves of pure tonal drift. It’s a pretty location-specific track that …

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LAUGE – “SKYER (REVISITED)”

The Danish electronic musician, Lauge, revisits “Skyer” or “Clouds” in Danish and uncovers beautiful drones and synth melodies built around a few choicely constructed piano chords, allowing the composition a sense of weightlessness. The space between these chords are filled with edgeless drones born into the sky on an updraft.  Listen on Spotify

OdNu – “HIDE”

“Hide” is taken from the album from the Buenos Aires / Hudson, NY artist OdNu. The album, “plays with the abuse and destruction of classical acoustic instrument recordings and blurred electronics rendering the leftover debris into a soundtrack for sleepless nights.”  In “Hide” we hear this soft abuse of acoustic instrumentation in the form of  …

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