The Swedish indie-dance quartet Kaskelott released the EP Cocoon on the 31st of March.
Working in a style of music rarely featured, the fact that this is Kaskelott‘s third feature on the site indicates that they have more to offer than is typical in a crowded market place. The four track EP threads its way through a wide soundscape as the quartet once again demonstrate their abilities to write songs containing deep texturing and deftly handled mood changes.
My selection from Cocoon is the closer Chameleon, which is a luxurious wash of synthesiser counterbalancing the tightly packed bass and drum from which a hazy guitar delivers wafts of smoky flavour as the vocals keep all the elements in order.
Cocoon – EP – Kaskelott is available on iTunes.*
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The Lunas is a Canadian indie-dance quartet struggling for affirmation of precisely when they will release the EP – A Curious Life.
Despite having a fist full of butter knives to hand The Lunas don’t over burden the listener and the latest track, Until I’m Dead, which came out within the past twenty four hours is a decent starting point to get to know the music.
Not aiming to generate a uniqueness of landscape, preferring to generate their own elbow room within a jostling table, The Lunas are able to create songs which capture the ear of those merely passing by, as they, in the just under three minutes of Until I’m Dead, deliver a song of well measured tempo changes and chord switches which swoon the listener.
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The Night Café, the English indie-dance quartet, release their début EP Get Away From The Feeling this week.
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On a bright and sunny morning as I type, The Way Of Mary suits the sunshine with the sparkle of guitar and fleetness of foot in the upbeat tempo that spins around the room in good humour.
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The Australian indie-dance trio Sera releases the EP Call Me Up on the 17th.
One of the songs that will be on the release will be Doctor.
Sometimes just hanging your recently showered hair to drip dry in its own good time as you contemplate on the good things in life, is a moment to relish, this is a track to put alongside that playlist as that moment arises.
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Overjoyed is a Swedish indie-dance trio.
Within the past fifteen hours their latest track Downer surfaced. If there were awards for the song-title / sound oxymoron – Downer would most assuredly be on the shortlist.
The bubbles of the trio of Overjoyed sparkle around the room as though shot through a Bren Gun and the listener finds themselves happily dancing in bright party mood as the driving percussion pulls – like a puppeteer – at the limbs with glittering guitars bouncing reflective prisms from the walls as the vocal spins the audience in joyful abandon.
I have heard whispers that Overjoyed have set time aside later in the year to head in to the Studio to complete recording their début LP – a release I am already set for getting hold of some new dancing pumps.
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