Set against swirling electronic sounds and beats, ‘The Laundress’ finds whenyoung marking a tidal shift in their music incorporating their indie-pop foundations with bolder sonic colors.
A stark, mangling of indie-pop sounds makes for inventive offering from Skinner in the shape of Commander Trainwreck E.P. as the rising artist finds his voice on the title track and ‘Dog Daze’ in particular.
Dear Chaos has a tidal sense of melancholy melodrama. Soaring and falling, the music found within Talos’ new album makes excellent use of the artist’s stand-out characteristic, his soaring vocals. Dear Chaos also works to envelop the listener in a world that finds definition with turbulence. Read the Last Mixed Tape’s full review – here.
Soaked in high fidelity 80s synth-pop vibes, Aonair’s stylized Loveheart Birthmark E.P. has a lush aesthetic framed by widescreen pop songwriting, captured in songs like the anthemic ‘Think Twice’.
Drawing from the shuddering fury of Holding Hands With Jamie via the visceral, primal scream of The Talkies, Most Normal is the natural, albeit abstracted, progression for Gilla Band. In context, the record has much in common with the dissembled elements found in Picasso’s epic, Guernica. Read The Last Mixed Tape’s full review – here.
The debut album from Farah Elle, Fatima plays itself across a vivid vista of intricate harmonies, layered rhythms and majestic sounds, found on songs like ‘Laundry’ and ‘Lunar’. Read The Last Mixed Tape’s full review this Sunday.