Black Fly – “I Don’t Know” // Ken Resen

Growing from a quiet living room serenade to an 8-bit anthem on a dime, “I Don’t Know” bobs and weaves in several unexpected directions – but they’re all very welcome deviations. The project has two songs on Soundcloud right now, but expect good things from this producer.

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The Saxophones – “If You’re on the Water” // Ken Resen

The track was inspired by a summer week that saw suicide, the transition of a relationship, and Alexi and his Father’s near death experience in a boating accident. The album pays tribute to the currents of beauty, sorrow and regret that run through our lives.

The sparkle of the sun on the water has an inherent draw for most people. I can only imagine how that beckoning glimmer changes with the new context of a near death experience. Here, sit next to me and contemplate that as we drift off to The Saxophones and imagine our feet in the water and our butts safely planted on a dock somewhere.

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