Chet Baker: Summertime

Chet Baker has always been one of my favorite jazz musicians. His relaxed and melancholy music instantly puts your restless spirit at ease. His trumpet playing is only matched by his wistful vocals that have produced critically acclaimed albums. “Summertime” is a great cover by Baker. Just as John Coltrane and Paul Desmond have done […]

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Beach House: Heart of Chambers

With the news that Beach House just released two albums this year I felt that I had to revisit the band’s discography. There are many bands fronted by female vocalists that I like including The Organ and Dum Dum Girls but Beach House really stands out to me the most. Victoria Legrand’s voice is simply […]

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Leon Bridges: Better Man

R&B music has changed drastically over the past few decades. Some say for the worst while others completely enjoy it. I on the other hand have mixed feelings about it. I still think R. Kelly is one of the best to ever do it with his graphic but sometimes moving music. No one can match […]

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The Intermission Project: Winter Snow

I discovered The Intermission Project quite recently during a writing session that featured YouTube videos playing in the background. This English folk band are quite young but their music speaks from old souls with something deep to say. ” Winter Snow” features lead vocalist Jim Rubaduka on acoustic guitar with backing vocals from Alex Stevens. […]

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Trevor Menear: Plates

Trevor Menear is a blues/garage rock musician that does his own take on these genres. His music can be both quiet and aggressive especially on track “Plates”. The song is instrumental but produces a melancholy atmosphere that hits its breaking point towards the end. Check it out above.

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King Krule: Out Getting Ribs

I first heard about King Krule last spring when I sampled his music off of Mount Kimbie’s album “Cold Spring Fault Less Youth“.  His deep and melancholy voice that reflected on love and life really resonated with me. To believe that this musician just turned 21 is quite amazing. “Out Getting Ribs” features a catchy […]

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