White Royal – False Widow

This might be the best indie song that I’ve heard this year thus far. The song slowly grows and everything is easy to listen to. The sounds are so beautiful.

James Blake – Retrograde (video)

I heard this song a few days ago and I can’t get it out of my head. His voice meshes right with the sounds used in the song. I enjoy the build up but I’m left disappointed by the fading off soon afterwards. I doubt his new album ‘Retrograde’ sounds anywhere as good as this song but I really can’t say until I listen to it in it’s entirety but that’s how it tends to go in these genres so I can speculate.

Song of the Week (outside of hip hop)

This week’s selection comes from a HP commercial. I heard the song playing in the background and it had a crazy amount of energy, so I just had to have it. Needle to vein, OD’ed. The reverb on this joint is so ill. I don’t know much about this band, seeing that I just got my first listen to them not too long ago, but I will be checking out their album ‘Welcome Reality‘. If this continues the mixtape for the song of the week series will have an overload of energy. Enjoy this week’s selection. Continue reading