A funny thing happens on the way to being a beloved, six year/ five album, workhorse rock and roll band playing 300 shows a year: life beats the shit out of you. From great suffering comes great art, and it’s all the better if there’s some pedal steal involved.
When Nick 13 branched off from his role as lead man in psychobilly stalwarts Tiger Army to pursue a more laid back, old school country solo project, some people scratched their heads, but take one listen to his self-titled solo album, and you’ll agree there is no better way to present these songs.
Tomas Doncker creates what he calls “Global Soul” music, but you don’t have to just take his word for it, check it out for yourself, and you’ll hear a world of inspiration and influences, fused together with seamless rhythms, telling the stories or trials, struggles, and celebrations from around the globe.
Just in time for the weekend, we’ve got yourfix of this week’s hottest tunes. If you’re looking for some new tracks to get things going, look no further. With remixes of party favorites like Cypress Hill, Sebastien Tellier, and Orbital, this RCRD LBL Essentials Playlist is chock full of party tunes.