Phlox, “Farewell”: A formula that works

Heavenly synth strings. Windy pads. Quiet beat. Lazy, deep bass. Windbell sounds. El-piano. Yeah, the cliches are stacked in this track.

Still, there’s something about this track that made me stop. Maybe it simply is that it’s just so very well made. Well mixed, well arranged, it does what it does very well. But what it does… We’ve heard it before, haven’t we? Continue reading Phlox, “Farewell”: A formula that works

Junior Knits, “Yellowstone Modem”: An imaginary interaction between animals and electronics

It goes without saying, some submissions I receive are more special than others. And here’s one of the more special ones, or what do you say about the following pitch from the artist: “Sampled percussion includes bears chewing on bones. Yum”! Continue reading Junior Knits, “Yellowstone Modem”: An imaginary interaction between animals and electronics