I have serious problems. Whenever I love a song….I will play it a million times until I cannot bear to listen to it anymore. This is happening to this incredibly catchy, ridiculously addicting, horrifyingly dance inducing tune by the ever talented French duo, Daft Punk. Why, yes. I caved and decided to listen to this album….I was super curious and guess what? It does live up to the hype. Its perhaps the best effort by them since “Discovery”.
Though the whole album is an infectious mix of dance, fun and electro, this song holds a special part in my life. Forever my theme song to life and dancing like the guy at 5:16. YESS.
Also…can Pharrell join Daft Punk…? I think he found his calling.
I was driving around town and i unfortunately didn’t have my phone with me (no Spotify) thankfully I had these old mp3 CD compilations I used to make back in the day and this song was on it…..I had forgotten just how groovy Jamiroquai was….how amazing French electronica music was at their peak, circa late 90’s early 00’s. Oh how I miss those days.
New Dirty Beaches everyone!!! I may be among the few people who truly enjoy his music. It’s quite hard to explain my love for his music. There’s a certain art/film/noise appreciation that needs to be had in order to fully immerse oneself in his music. Alex Zhang Hungtai, aka the man behind Dirty Beaches, makes the kind of tunes that are for art’s sake, there’s imagination needed, the sounds are there to evoke a feeling rather than structure….it’s the auditory equivalent of a Wong Kar Wai movie. If you’ve ever seen Chungking Express, you’ll know its the type of movie that’s truly appreciated only if you love and understand the artistic elements of it rather than its storyline. Needless to say, and though its a bit petulant and hipster to admit, its the kind of music only few can appreciate. I kind of love it that way. Makes listening to it that more special.
This brilliant piece is off newest release, Drifters/Love Is The Devil, a brilliant sequel to his last effort Badlands, one of my favorite albums off 2011, mainly for its originality and sense of nostalgia. Drifters is much more organized, centered and unlike Badlands, is very focused. All songs work very well together, there’s continuity….there’s longing and sadness.The album sounds like the soundtrack to a 40’s movie, though the orchestra is slowly melting and going insane… there’s hints of Krzysztof Penderecki or Jonny Greenwood’s completely bizarre, abstract but genius compositions. I can only wish I can make a movie based around this album(and the length justifies it), I enjoy the various images the music makes me think of….the vast feelings the music makes me feel.
Can we please talk about this song? So fabulous! Yes typical WIld Nothing….but who cares? Their EP is less than stellar but I thoroughly enjoyed it. It has its good and surprising moments(Data World and the super funky Dancing Shell….Can Jack go ahead and make more songs like this?) Im seriously considering driving 6 hours to see them alongside Local Natives.
“There’s greatness in you. But there’s not an ounce of humility. You think that you can’t make mistakes, but there’s gonna come a moment when you realize you’re wrong about that. And you’re gonna get yourself and everyone under your command killed.”
I wish I could be seriously objective about a thing like Star Trek…..but I can’t. Yes, there were some minor problems that only overtly nitpicky Trekkers would pick up…..I choose to take the fangirl route and LOVE THE CRAP OUT THIS MOVIE. It was way better than I expected, the moment I heard the spoiler-non-spoiler about Khan I was worried and quite frankly furious at JJ Abrams and though, Benedict wasn’t a good Khan per se, he was a good villain.
The movie somehow worked! I loved the tiny details that only us would enjoy, like mentioning Chapel, Section 31, a tribble, Sulu being a boss, the KHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN yell, Kirk dying instead of Spock(though I didnt like how they brought him back 10 minutes later….you could have waited for the sequel JJ…)…..I loved it. I even love the Spock-Uhura deal, I know its not everybody’s deal but I do genuinely love it.
Fav moment: “Dammit Jim, I’m a doctor now a torpedo technician!” I cant say enough how much I love Karl Urban as McCoy. He is PERFECT
. I also finally understood everyone’s love for Benedit Cumberbatch. He looks like a llama….why am I so attracted to him…is this how all Benedict fans feel??
Ok….time to sleep. Clearly, I can never hate Star Trek. Mildred, Out.
Don’t know if I posted this playlist here yet, but here it is(or again if I have). I’m super super proud of it, if you are a fan of dirty, gritty rock and blues….good enough for those days when you wanna feel on top of the world!
Discodeine is a French duo consisted of Pilooski and Pentile and now they are back with this killer track and the vocals of no other than the genius multi-instrumentalist and frontman of Tame Impala, Kevin Parker. I’m really curious to see what they put out and is it really necessary to say that Kevin should make a dance album?! I think not because its more than obvious he should!