Archive | February, 2013

New Music // London Grammar – Metal & Dust

14 Feb

London Grammar are back with another beautiful track, Metal & Dust. A quiet intro leads into a bustling midsection before exploding into a stunning fireworks ending with an absolutely shimmering vocal cascade. Along with Chvrches, London Grammar are shaping up to be one of the most exciting new bands in 2013.

 

New Music // Chvrches – Recover

6 Feb

The Scottish electropop band Chvrches are continuing their excellent run of track releases with their latest, Recover.

Cascading synths hold up Lauren Mayberry's pixy falsetto during a bright and bubbly verse before making an emotional shift into a more melancholy chorus filled with plaintive longing. It's another excellent pop song by a band that's quickly becoming one of the most exciting new sounds of 2013.

 

New Music // London Grammar – Hey Now

6 Feb

The best moments for a music lover are those when a new song is discovered; the first intimate moments spent listening to music from a new and unknown artist where the only thing that exists is you and the sound. Our undeniable curiosity eventually drives us to burn away the mystery and magic by learning every detail we can about the artist responsible, so it’s important to enjoy those first fleeting moments of wonder when they happen.

Here is one of those moments. A new band from the UK called London Grammar has quietly dropped this absolute stunner while keeping, at least for now, their identities under wraps, leaving us nothing more than the music to experience.

Eventually we’ll be able to pull back the curtain but for now just enjoy the music.