SINGLES CRUISE

SINGLES CRUISE 04.12.19

MONS VI – “ASK ME ANYTHING” Wrapping late-night R&B melodies around hazy, shoegazing atmospherics and pitch-shifted vocals, the Brooklyn musician and former medical student perfectly captures the portent of a young producer with an ear open to everything – emo rap triplets, downcast melodies, shifting ambient textures – and endless dedication to craft. THE DUMES …

SINGLES CRUISE 04.12.19 Read More »

SINGLES CRUISE 04.05.19

THE GREAT DICTATORS (FEAT. JAMIE STEWART) – “BY THE THROAT” Joining the Danish indie-rock band in this downcast, death-facing track is Xiu Xiu front person Jamie Stewart. Stewart’s contributions include a characteristic caustic screeches and electronically manipulated growls and death rattles. This perfeclty muddles the Great Dictators sweeping gestures of facing death head on with …

SINGLES CRUISE 04.05.19 Read More »

SINGLES CRUISE 03.22.19

OSA7029 – “OSA15” “Osa15” creates channels wherein acoustic instrumentation like the flute and trumpet flow into droning ambient passages with minimal effort and maximum listener satisfaction. It’s hard not to get totally swept into the undertow of this gorgeous track as these instruments cross currents into and through each other. Orchestral by Osa7029 SKAI LOUNGE …

SINGLES CRUISE 03.22.19 Read More »

SINGLES CRUISE 02.22.19

RALPH HEIDEL // HOMO LUDENS – “SWEET DARK MOVES” Ralph Heidel is quickly becoming a notable force in conservatory-trained classical and jazz musicians embracing the embryotic potential of combining the romantic appeal of neo-classical composition with improvisational elements of electronic music, ambient modes and drone. “Sweet Dark Moves” marries these two worlds through roaring low-end …

SINGLES CRUISE 02.22.19 Read More »

SINGLE’S CRUISE 02.11.19

HYNTA – “SIGNAL” Creating cavernous distances between deep percussive hits and her pitch-shifted vocals, “Signal” eventually picks up a steady beat and anxious bass line creating a linear canvas to fold in deep synth lines, crystalline sketches and late-night/early-am chopped-and-screwed vocals that communicate a push-and-pull between surrender to existential dread and the plunge into the …

SINGLE’S CRUISE 02.11.19 Read More »

SINGLES CRUISE 02.01.19

HIDDEN LAND – “TRINITY” Trinity” the lead single from Hidden Land’s Perspectives, mirrors a deep conversation between two creative partners communicating across vast distances. The interplay between strings and piano contain eliding passages, doubling back on melodies, exploratory punctuation and confident moves forward into new terrain. The duo is split between U.S.’s west coast and Sweden, but …

SINGLES CRUISE 02.01.19 Read More »