I’m not sure what’s in the water in Cape Town, but it seems to have some very real side-effects of awesome basslines, dreamy vocals, and really cool synth programming. Lapré seems to have contracted all of these symptoms, but if anyone even thinks of sending them to the doctor’s, I’ll be very upset.
Drift away with their newest track “I Am Only Trying”
I like my pop weird with oddly specific lyrics, so Gourmet’s newest track is checking a lot of boxes for me. “Yellow” is a series of surreal snapshots above a serpentine synthline, minimal percussion giving the impression that Gourmet is creating this whole thing before your very eyes. What’s more, the song is available as a free download for a short while – you can grab it HERE.
There is something sinister in the low accented croon of The Plastics. “All I Really Want” is a wolf in sheep’s clothing of a seductive jam. Sure, on the surface its all love and fairy tale romance but then you find out its the kind of fairytale with bank heists and breathless sprints through the forest.Â Read more
We all have those people that we would do literally anything for. But how did we get to that point? We weren’t ready to make those kinds of compromises or sacrifices when we first met them? What changed? Well, I could never presume to know everyone’s story but I can only guess that somewhere along the way a plate of pancakes was involved. Those sticky round plattersÂ that so often symbolize the start of a big day or the end of a long night.Â EitherÂ way, its the stuff of true bonds.Â Read more
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Future: The album The Hanging Gardens of Beatenberg is outÂ now in South Africa. The rest of us chumps are out of luck.