Tiber – “All I Need” Ft. Fantastic Fantastic // Luna Monogatari

A hip dance track perfect to help you find the rhythm in your steps no matter where you go.  With a groovy bass line and a hot drum pattern combined with the colorful piano chords, this tune will have you on your feet and will make you want to run to the closest club.

For more Fantastic Fantastic, check out their track “The Night” on Vinyl Moon Volume 001: Orbiting.

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G. Jnr x David Harks – “Heist” & “Heist (Fantastic Fantastic remix)” // JoeyRex

Proof that bank robbers need anthems, too, G. Jnr makes great use of David Harks’ ethereal voice in a song where getting what you’re after is more important than actually using it. Let “Heist” bring out your inner burglar, and be sure to check out the remix from Fantastic Fantastic below before travelling back to VINYL MOON Volume 001: Orbiting for their track “The Night”.

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FANTASTIC FANTASTIC move under NEON until the morning LIGHT then get breakfast with BAKUBAKU DOKIN

Look & Listen! // Visual Artist: Mau Lencinas [via]

Great to hear more magic from TBE and Vinyl Moon faves Fantastic Fantastic!

Previously on TBE: Fantastic Fantastic

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Fantastic Fantastic – “Call Me”

Fantastic Fantastic are persistent optimists who know that the best way through most challenges is with a little hip shaking (and a phone call, NOT a text!). They have got us moving before and “Call Me” is an excellent step down the stairs to the underground club in their hearts.

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Fantastic Fantastic: The VINYL MOON Interview

Fantastic Fantastic are one of those bands I fell in love with at first listen. Well, and at first sight too. Their visual aesthetic was amazing from day 1 and their matching jackets still sit at the top of my Christmas list. I’m proud to be featuring them on Volume 1 of Vinyl Moon and to celebrate it’s release we sat down for a chat with the guys. Read and rock below.

Vinyl Moon: Volume 1
Artist: Fantastic Fantastic
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[#60-41] The 60 Best Underrated Songs of the Past 6 Years (3000 Posts)


The moment I hit the “publish” button on this post, that counter above (that I see on the backend of this blog) will turn to 3,000. Three-motherFing-thousand. That’s a lot of posts. That’s a hell of a lot of music. But just as Rome wasn’t built in a day, that number took 6 years and 1 month to reach. So happy birthday to The Burning Ear. Happy 3,000th post to new bands. Happy remaining sanity in my music addled brain. And to celebrate those happys, I would like to revisit the same concept as this blog’s very first post and pay special attention to songs that I feel went under-appreciated. These are the jams that are considered stadium worth in my ears, even if they only ever garnered a few thousand plays on Soundcloud, YouTube, or Myspace (yes, this blog is that old…).

So read on for Part 1 of what I’m cleverly and succinctly titling The Best Underrated Songs of the Past 6 Years (3000 Posts) Feb 2009 – March 2015. Part 2 drops tomorrow (here), and Part 3 the next day. And then after that, look out for some stylistic changes here on The Burning Ear. It’s exciting times and I’m beyond stoked to share it with all you crazies. But now, some weird thoughts on these songs!

Love & Jams,

-Brandon B.

p.s. There is a playlist of all the songs at the bottom of the post so you can listen to them straight through.

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Fantastic Fantastic – “The Night”

Sounds like… bringing those hot feet out on the town and showing people how to shuffle! Fantastic Fantastic keep the jams coming with another killer groover.

Location: UK

Future: More singles. And hopefully they send me one of those killer jackets

Fantastic Fantastic – “Never Enough”

Sounds Like… a bunch of blokes from an 80s teen sci fi movie went on vacation in the Caribbean and decided to never leave after discovering their beachside hut had a power outlet right next to the synthesizer.

Location: That hut. And somethimes the UK.

Future: Collaborating with the natives on a Etsy shop that sells disco balls made from coconut husks.