A DUBLIN BASED MUSIC BLOG TRAVELLING ALL AROUND THE WORLD OF SOUNDS BY PRZEM SHREM ZAJAC

Thursday, August 28, 2014

SHREM'S FUTURE ANTHEMS: "NIGHT FLIGHT" - Midnight Magic + Remixes


I adore music surprises like this. Here we are getting spoiled with Midnight Magic's brand new, fresh slice of nu disco "Night Flight" which arrived pretty much out of the blue. The cosmic disco ensemble from Brooklyn has been responsible for delivering the sauciest, the most flamboyant and the most genuine disco sounds of the modern era for a good few years at this stage, never going below the most excellent standard with either of their releases. The band's phenomenal lead singer Tiffany Roth, the contemporary empress of disco, stands out among my favourite vocalists out there next to Róisín Murphy, Steed Lord's Kali and Jessie Ware. And she has delivered another stellar vocal performance here! "Night Flight" announces the release of Midnight Magic's upcoming 5-track EP of "eclectic disco bliss", their first one for Soul Clap Records. The single is out now on Beatport!



Permanent Vacation has also just dropped a delicious compilation of remixes from "Midnight Creepers". Here's Hugh Mane's take-on the title track.

SHREM'S BIGGIES BUT GOODIES BASKET: "GO" - Grimes feat. Blood Diamonds


When I first posted about Grimes' "Go" back in June the track was met with very mixed emotions. 2 months after I am still very much in love with the song which is now also available with this haunting and stimulating piece of music video art. Seriously what a track, Grimes saving Pop music yet again...

Monday, August 25, 2014

SHREM'S DOUBLE TROUBLE: "TNR" - Kasper Bjørke feat. Jaakko Eino Kalevi /// "SPEAK OUT" & "TECNO SOUVLAKI" - Jaakko Eino Kalevi


Danish producer Kasper Bjørke is teasing us with yet another fantastic single before the official release of his long anticipated and special-guest-packed new record "After Forever" which drops 22nd September via hfn. This new track, oddly dedicated to Times New Roman font, features the unpredictable wonder child of folktronica and nu jazz, Jimi Tenor's natural successor on the Finnish electronica scene Jaakko Eino Kalevi. Kalevi's latest EP "Yin Yang Theatre" has some delicious moments too, like the irresistibly enchanting slice of nu-disco "Speak Out" and the experimental "Tecno Souvlaki" which was just accompanied by a video directed by Christine Gensheimer. This scandinavian edition of my Double Trouble thread (or even triple trouble?) is sounding rather well if I do say so myself...





Friday, August 22, 2014

SHREMIVERSARIES: Portishead's "DUMMY" 20th

PORTISHEAD "DUMMY"

RELEASE DATE: 22nd August, 1994
PRODUCERS: Portishead, Adrian Utley

SINGLES:

"NUMB" - Released: 6 June 1994



"SOUR TIMES (NOBODY LOVES ME)" - Released: 1 August 1994



"GLORY BOX" - Released: 2 January 1995



FAVOURITE NON-SINGLE TRACKS:


"Mysterons"



"Biscuit"



"Roads"



+ that one exquisite track that only made the European version of the album: "It's A Fire"



FAVOURITE REMIXES:

"Numbed In Moscow"



"Lot More"




"TO KILL A DEADMAN"

SHREM'S LIST OBSESSION: Top 20 Tunes I Can't Wait To Hear @ Electric Picnic 2014 The Most


Electric Picnic is only one week away! This year's impossibly good line-up inspired me to compile this festival song wish list. Here's to not too many clashes!

20 "The Attic" - Colm K.



19 "Digital Witness" - St. Vincent



18 "The Look" - Metronomy



17 "So Fresh So Clean" - Outkast



16 "Buffalo Stance" - Neneh Cherry



15 "Wildfire" - SBTRKT



14 "Domino Dancing" - Pet Shop Boys



13 "The Heat" - Jungle



12 "My Offence" - Hercules & Love Affair



11 "Everybody Dance" - Chic



10 "Millionaire" - Kelis Feat. André 3000



09 "Machine Gun" - Portishead



08 "My Forbidden Lover" - Chic



07 "Popgun track" - Linkoban



06 "Two Weeks" - FKA Twigs



05 "I Try To Talk To You" - Hercules & Love Affair



04 "West End Girls" - Pet Shop Boys



03 "Your Love" - Moko



02 "Papi Pacify" - FKA Twigs



01 "Roads" - Portishead

Thursday, August 21, 2014

CHOON OF THE DAY: "CURTAIN CALL" - Steed Lord [Video]


Iceland's most fashionable kids Steed Lord are serving up another exuberant visual feast with the video for "Curtain Call", the first single  taken from their forthcoming "The Prophecy pt. 2". We've been in love with the song for months at this stage but now the song will relive its second life with this flamboyant new video. Kali's on top of her styling game again. Second to none.