2016 August

Music for Work: LP4 by Ratatat

Ratatat is an electronic rock duo based out of Brooklyn, New York that fuses stylish electronica with pop-rock and upbeat hip-hop. Why is that great for music while you work? Because it’s fun. The whole album is energetic, full of mirth and personality, and uptempo rhythms. You can hear in the music that the duo, Mike […]

More for Your Muse: Lotus Island by Black Light Burns

I was referred to Black Light Burns two weeks ago and since then have listened to Lotus Island over and over again. Black Light Burns consists of musicians from different bands and was formed by guitarist Wes Borland of Limp Bizkit. It’s a strange, dark sound they create, one that has become something of a […]

Music for Work: Gloss Drop by Battles

This is my second post on the experimental rock band, Battles, a band whose music conjures adjectives like frenetic, technical, humorous, or, for a non-adjective, “Hey, what’s that dope ass sound you’re listening to?” Battles use a lot of the same sounds they employed in Mirrored for Gloss Drop, employing both analog instruments and electronics, but this time they did […]