Wednesday, 12 August 2009
the bronx are an l.a. based punk band who have teamed up with some mariachi and latin musicians to create mariachi el bronx; a mexican-american mariachi band. now, i don't profess to be a fan of the bronx nor do i know anything about mariachi music (my knowledge extends as far as the maverics) but i can say this is something very different and in my opinion very cool! it is surprisingly relaxing and well worth a bash.
Mariachi El Bronx - Mariachi El Bronx
now don't get me wrong, smd's last album was good but i personally don't think it was as good as it was bigged up to be. there were some quality tracks on there but it was too short and it wasn't all fantastic.
on first listen this album sounds better and more consistent (surprising considering the number of collaborations). i love the glitchiness of ambulance (almost a bit of a donk in there) and 10000 horses can't be wrong reminds me a bit of a slagsmalsklubben/chemical brothers collab, while listening to cream dreams just makes me so upset that neon neon will not do another album. highly recommended this one...
Simian Mobile Disco - Temporary Pleasure
Saturday, 8 August 2009
i didn't think i'd like golden silvers but i'll level with you, i do. i'm not the hugest fan of the title track but some of the songs on here are great! imagine if arctic monkeys and brian wilson teamed up and wilson gave the artic monkeys some of his pills then it would sound like this. very very good, relaxing and...
Golden Silvers - New Romance