Where George Harrison is lush, Real Estate is stripped down. While George Harrison channels the rolling hills of the English countryside, Real Estate mine the boredom of East Coast suburban cul-de-sacs. Yet, both Harrison and Real Estate possess a sort of sad but sweet disposition, a soft-spoken, understated intelligence. And it’s this central quality that […]
For the first Throwback Thursday of 2014, we’re bringing you an epic cover of the Beatles, courtesy of the Flaming Lips.
It doesn’t get much simpler than Tobias Jesso Jr.‘s “Just A Dream.” Armed with nothing but his vocals and keys, the Vancouver-based artist produces a song that’s beautiful as it is haunting thanks to some subtle effects. Imagine a Paul McCartney ballad being played through an old dusty VHS and you’ll get the idea. Give […]
Happy Throwback Thursday! This week we have an amalgamation of throwback jams, courtesy of The Melker Project. I am usually not a big proponent of the mashup — they’re usually a bit too ADHD for my taste — but NYC/Gainsville’s Scott Melker finds a very nice middle ground. This week he unveiled The Skeetles, the second […]