This incredibly understated and beautiful song from Icelandic duo Kiasmos is one of the more impressive electronic pieces to have come our way.
“Wayfaring Traveler” proves that Harrold is an artist always pushing music forward, and we had better take note.
The music offers a relaxed canvas over which the two women assure us of their place in the world.
She writes about the pushes and pulls in the desire for human intimacy.
You’ll be pinging off the walls by the end of it.
The pounding riffs, Eagles of Death Metal-esque vocal delivery and the astoundingly thumping catchiness of the band all feel like great influences from the desert-rock scene.
Cast aside the obvious ironies of a digital producer’s luddite cry being disseminated via YouTube on hundreds of blogs, and just relish this smart tribute to non-tech, to the joys of interaction and more humanising pursuits.
How could I not post this video after watching? Totally refreshing and the perfect start to my morning...
Dispensing with the sort of ostentatious nom-de-plume that has improved the prospects of countless pop stars from Reg Dwight to Elizabeth Grant, Kate Miller is gambling that her music alone will be enough to linger in the memory banks, aggrandising her rather bland title by proxy. Fortunately, her first release, ‘Collar Up’, is packed with promise.