Not too many modern disco tracks (electro) catch my ear – An earlier vibe came from Rival Consoles – via Rob Da Bank. This one comes via Creamteam.TV – Joakim. A mild space jazz vibe is present – that loops from an Axel Foley bump into sleepy choral pop into bunk ‘soul’ guitar break than back tothe bindle for the big come down. It’s artists like Joakim and Rival Consoles that have an obvious soulful vision present – looking forward when they produce a human R&B outfit or make a commitment to one sweeping hook per track. It all depends on their motives. But I digress.
All the blogs that The Hype Machine checks for fresh music. If you want to learn about some music or where the buzz is coming from- click away. Some of these blogs take leaps of faith and find something special- Dig in- they provide a jet-set perspective, besides saving trees. “Mp3 Blogs killed the Music Magazine Stars?” It’s quicker to write, post and hit enter- so only time will tell. You still can’t beat flipping through a magazine on a rainy day. See: NME, Mojo, Spin, Rolling Stone.
An interesting trend- indie kids seem to enjoy straight-up Casio-laced-disco these days- which is ironic, but nice- for 15 minutes. See- Justice and Chromeo-I prefer over the top classic disco with strings and the whole enchilada- people playing instruments-Listen to these dudes:- Escort.