Listen to “Night Light” here Weapons of Audio is the Atlanta duo who call themselves “genre-less.” It’s a bold statement for having a style that can easily by described as electronic, disco, an/or alternative R&B style, but we get it. We can start by making the imminent comparison to Chromeo,
Listen to “I Wanna Be Your Dog” here BUY HERE Even the punk gods bow to Iggy Pop & The Stooges. Him and his Stooges are the paradigm for punk rockers everywhere. And, then again, their idol happens to be “The Godfather of Punk.” The check list? A rock-hard, shirtless abdomen, outrageous stage shenanigans, and [...]
Listen to “(I’d Go The) Whole Wide World” here BUY HERE Wreckless Eric is a new wave rock ‘n’ roller from back in the day most widely remembered for his sweet testament to finding true love no matter the distance in “(I’d Go The) Whole Wide World.”
Nouvelle Vague is French for New Wave, a more than appropriate name for the musical artists as making covers of new wave tracks is clearly their forte, as well as post punk and punk rock. Their renditions of the songs absolutely do the originals justice, a rare talent in comparison with others’ not-so-successful attempts at covering bands. The French artists infuse jazz, bossanova, reggae, and even country and bluegrass influences creating beautiful interpretations that one would never guess to complement the originals so damn well. Their music would be most picturesque if ears could see. They’ve three albums of the “cover” sort and it is a hard decision if asked to choose a favorite – Nouvelle Vague (their self-titled debut album) released in 2004, Bande à Part released in 2006, and 3 released in 2009. Teenage Kicks from Nouvelle Vague’s first album is a playful, cheerful, female take on the original Undertones version; perfect for a sunny, laze-about-on-the-hammock day.
Knitwear duo Annalisa Dunn and Dorothee Hagemann of Cooperative Designs bring forward another graphic/color-blocked knitwear collection with a lot of attitude for FW09/10. My mind is sort of on sensory overload when I look at the collection as it is trying really hard to define the evident inspiration references. Its a bit jumbled, but I [...]