Glistening keys and relaxed guitar progressions help you float through Scuba Dvala's lush soundscape on new track "Soy Boy". Effortlessly melodic vocals hover weightlessly. The soothing synth atmosphere accompanies self-aware, melancholic lyrics that are heavy on herbivore imagery. You don't have to give up meat to enjoy the fluid suaveness of "Soy Boy". … Continue reading Scuba Dvala – “Soy Boy”
Tempesst is the creation of a blended Australian-British quartet currently grooving in London. Suave vocals flow through an intoxicating vocal melody in their newest single "A Little Bit Of Trouble," an ode to a drunken night at a local pub. The mesmerizing psychedelic folk pop atmosphere is enriched with strings and a twangingly delicious guitar. … Continue reading Tempesst – “A Little Bit Of Trouble”
Stanley Kubrick changed a fundamental element in Jack Torrance's personality for his screen adaption of The Shining : the man's preferred drink. Bourbon on the rocks is a solid go-to drink, however, in Stephen King's mind Torrance was a martini guy. In both renditions Torrance gave up drinking. For those who love a stiff cocktail, The Shining … Continue reading The Shining + Redrum Gin Martini
"Melatonin" opens with a lushly calming build that evokes euphoria throughout the 5 minute track. Listening through layers of guitar, low-humming synths, twinkling keys, and subdued vocals is the auditory embodiment of walking through a lively garden on a sunny June afternoon. Carter Vail's melody fills up the soundscape's vast space while not obscuring it's … Continue reading Carter Vail – “Melatonin”
Phileas Fogg's, "Will Never Be Played Again." is a moody and passionate psych rock track that reminds strongly of the Arctic Monkeys' freshly evolved sound on Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino. An unsettling, yet intriguing atmosphere builds tediously, welcoming haunting vocals at the 0:55 mark. The progression gives way to a wonky psych guitar breakdown … Continue reading Phileas Fogg – “Will Never Be Played Again.”
Blessed Evening Recipe [Ingredients] 1/2 blood orange, juiced 1 lime, juiced 1.5 oz shot gin 5 fresh mint leaves 5 oz seltzer water [Directions] Muddle the mint. Add Gin and fruit juices. Shake. Top with seltzer. Praise be you don't live in Gilead!
"Islands" rocks in like a steady and welcome summer breeze. Lead singer, Dexy Valentine's vocals remind fondly of Stevie Nicks': unwavering and warmingly pleasant. Jangly guitar chords and lush vocal layering combine for a dreamy atmosphere invocative of a sharply memorable summer night. The melody is an instantly nostalgic summer anthem that begs you … Continue reading My Ultra Violet – “Islands”