Who says songwriting has to be conventional? Sure, it’s all well and good to follow a displayed structure to prevent any alienation between fans, but in order to stand out among the crowd, why not stir the pot a little? Why is it that we tend to only remember a song’s chorus?
Listening to a band’s first release is a lot like the aftermath of a first date. Best case scenario you find yourself in total bliss, eagerly wanting more, worst case scenario you feel bitter and betrayed. With that being said, Wild Love’s debut self-titled release falls very much in the first of those scenarios.
Tame Impala were never meant to be as famous as they are now. Five years ago, Innerspeaker, the band’s first album, treaded lightly in the large indie pond. That album was the brainchild of Kevin Parker, doused in reverb, distortion, and subtle influences from psychedelic initiatives. Tame Impala made it seem like they were trying to sound like The Beatles for a new generation.
BBC Radio 1 is home to many diverse musicians. From time to time, it allows experimental artists to place a temporary residence as the host of the radio show. Four artists in particular have become largely involved in the British music scene and have each defined themselves through their innovative styles.
It’s hard to live in this world without knowing popular songs about love. “Love Me Do”, “My Heart Will Go On”, “I Will Always Love You”, and so forth. However, in recent years, a dominance in breakup and heartbreak related songs have crept their way into the modern psyche of today’s culture.
French electronic group, Dirtyphonics prove that being dirty has never felt so good. With their intense bass music gaining international attention, Charly, Pitchin, Thomas and Pho are converting hard electronic music lovers into dirty party animals and redefining the blending of musical genres. “The dirty philosophy is whatever you want to make of it,” says Charly, one of the four members of Dirtyphonics.