Tom Day is nothing if not amazing. I don’t think I’ve ever heard a song by him and not been blown away. Flemington is no exception to this, it is a slightly different sound to what you might be used to from Tom, but that is by no means a bad thing. Listen and as always, Enjoy.
Melbourne’s Dylan Hill has started off a new project with “a “really” good friend” and damn do I love it. Dylan and the mystery (I’m just going to assume) woman have two songs by the names of Industrial Love and Endless Nightmare and together they make up 6 minutes of downtempo electronic music with a healthy dosing of organic sounds spread through. This is a duo to look out for. Enjoy.
Feature Friday is a place that focuses on particular genres, places, labels, whatever I can come up with that will allow (force) me to explore some new music and, of course, bring the best of it here. Enjoy.
Cajita is your man if you want if you’re after some folktronica in your life. Just five days ago he released a split single/remix EP with Ersatz and James Yuill; with one song from each artist (with Cajita putting up Broken Glass, which featured on last year’s MatchMusik compilation), which was then remixed by the others. It’s a great collection of songs and a great introduction the the three musical geniuses. Enjoy.
If you don’t know who Josh Furey is, he’s a ‘multi-genre producer’ that happens to also run Nocturne Records. What this actually means is that when you turn on a Josh Furey records you are going to hear an amalgamation of Josh‘s influences, with downtempo, electronica, hip hop, trip hop and more, all working in perfect unison. You can actually hear all of these influences in a mix that he recently put together, 46 minutes of “pure instrumental magic” for U Call That Love?. So basically check below from the Blue Blood Oranges mix, give the title track for Petals a spin (with free download), and have a go at the whole EP. And of course I need to give a shout out to U Call That Love? for the heads up on this one. Enjoy.
Last year Tom Day and Monsoonsiren released their eponymous EP, 20 minutes of pure ambient bliss that would have made the list of my favourite releases of the year, had I had one. Today they released a remix of Elegiac pieced together by Leaks. The remix was originally an exclusively vinyl release, so I’ve been listening to this since mine arrived late last year and it only seems right to share such a great song. I believe that there are still copies of Tom Day & Monsoonsiren available on wax, so grab the download and get yourself one of just 150 copies of the EP. Enjoy.
If you’re feeling like I do right now then you may need a little help recovering from St. Paddy’s day. Nick Leng has exactly what you need with Walking Home; soft sounds waft into your embrace creating the perfect chilled environment for you recover/generally have a wonderful time in. Grab yourself a free download from Nick‘s Facebook. Enjoy.
Edamame has recorded his first song in his new studio and it’s sounding fresh. At Home has landed on Phonophanatic and Chillhop.com‘s BoxBeats Vol. 4, a compilation full of, as you may well have guessed, chill hip hop beats. Edamame fits right in amongst the 20 other talented producers. Stream BoxBeats Vol. 4 here and grab a download of all BoxBeats compilations here. Enjoy.
Nokuit is a new project from an artist I know next to nothing about. However I do know that Nokuit is capable of converting the alternative folk brilliance of Novo Amor‘s From Gold into the glitchy, downtempo, electronic masterpiece that sits below (alongside the original because they’re both so great). Nokuit has certainly succeeded in creating an entirely new song from Novo‘s, while still managing to leave a lingering link to the original, holding this all together as an amazing remix. Enjoy.
Weekly Match is a weekly series highlighting a song, album, artist etc that doesn’t necessarily fit in with the usual posting on the MatchMusik. This lets me sift through my music collection each week & pull something out that may be a little older, or that slipped through the cracks, and bring it back for all of you to enjoy.
Listening to this album is like stepping into a world of serenity, an enchanting, ethereal place from which you won’t want to return. A year ago Rhian Sheehan released Stories From Elsewhere, a collection of 12 songs whose delicate, and yet cinematic, ambient production paints for you a panoramic view of Rhian‘s musical landscape. On the topic of amazing, if you ever find yourself in a position where you can see Rhian Sheehan live, I’d say lock it in (check out the video below for why).
Odesza has scored a place on the soundtrack to the soon to be released film, Divergent. This comes in the form of a remix of a Pretty Lights song, which has the duo working their magic to glorious results. Pretty Lights has also released his original version of Lost and Found, a b-side from his latest album, which is a grittier, hip hop, soul, and electronic infused piece that screams Pretty Lights. Enjoy.