Posts Tagged ‘free music’
” ”Raphael Raphael Saadiq is a true talent and teacher, giving you a history lesson with Stone Rollin’. On this fifth album, the GRAMMY-winner takes you on a journey through the different eras of soul music. Saadiq, who cut his teeth on tour with Prince has since worked with everyone from Mick Jagger to Jay Z.
Bahamas is Afie Jurvanen (pronounced AY-fee) sounds a little like the music you’d make if you spent too much time around Feist–which he surely has, spending three years touring internationally as Feist’s guitarist/pianist. His return to recording under the guise Bahamas is organic–a brew of classical folks strains interlaced with thoughtful storytelling. Great voice, and a “penchant for dark and peculiar,” this new artist creates music scented with the chill and cozy energy of the Bahamas, these acoustic-folk rhythms stick.
Brilliant at shaking up depressed dancefloors as three-fifths of the indie-synth outfit The Faint, Clark Baechle, Todd Fink, and Jacob Thiele make a different type of noise under a new project called Depressed Buttons. It’s unapologetically dirty — even heady in spots — and most certainly geared for beat lovers who just want to dance.
Every once in a while a new artist or band emerges and brings with them a whole new kind of sound. It might be a unique vocal style, a rhythmic song structure, or a new tone that you’ve never heard before. When Ra Ra Riot first bubbled to the surface of the indie rock scene in 2006, they were unlike any other act out there. Their combination of a swooning strings section and intricate, emotional vocals struck a chord with fans and immediately set them apart from the rest.