“Two Days” is what would be the perfect soundtrack to the bittersweet ending of your favorite indie film. The synth accompanying the glockenspiel lines and nylon-string guitar strums blurs the line between “electronic” and “acoustic” music, banking on a dynamic that creates song’s emotional weight of nostalgia.
Great News are from Norway, but between the rollicking drums, swinging tropical percussion, and pervading sense of danger, there’s a hefty dose of the jungle in their latest track. Don your grass skirt and join the party on “Never Get My Love”.
“Pretty Baby” is a dream without being a nightmare, but still gives you a shiver after you wake up. Shadowy and spacious, SASSY 009 leaves all the muscle for the bassline, which punches just as hard as a kick drum.
A lush production of a song that doesn’t skimp on catchy hooks. “From Heights” has the chops to be on every “Chill” playlist by the end of the summer. Look for the album by the same name, out on Luft Recordings August 25th.
Bust out the robot helmets and giant crosses, because Mørk is bringing you the best of the French electro-disco revival with a distinctly personal touch. Jam out to synth solos and vocoder goodness in the “really official” music video below.
If any part of last week got you down then take a cue from Hajk and put those headphones on and think of something else. “Magazines” is the perfect soundtrack for it. I’m feeling better already!
Hajk is on the killer Norwegian label Jansen