I'm in desperate need of new forms of inspiration these days.... so, why not turn to music! Don't get me wrong, I am still obsessed with fashion/menswear and love doing it daily...but I need music! Music is always blasting in my office, so why not bring more of it to the blog? So, starting today... definitely bringing back "Music Mondays".
Before the holidays, I was fortunate enough to be sent two CDs from Confluence and have been so busy that I'm just getting around to them.
I. BEATS ANTIQUE - CONTRAPTION V. II
Beats Antique is Oakland based American experimental world fusion and electronic music group. A bit gypsy mixed with heavy tribal dance influence, I will have to say I'm sorta loving it. I can already imagine a highly decorative and ornate collection walking down the runway when I listen to it - transporting the audience to a far away estranged land (how very galliano-esque!) My favorite song from the Contraption V. II album is Crush feat. Brazz Menazeri perhaps because I envision it as a runway song with the progression of looks as the song evolves. Hear/see the youtube video below:
II. PHOTEK KU:PALM
PHOTEK's new album KU:PALM is very cinematic with it's drum & bass roots. I've not paid that much attention to PHOTEK until I heard his Daft Punk remix on the Tron soundtrack (GRAMMY nominated!) and most recently Lana Del Rey's RIDE. So, it was a pleasant surprise to notice that this was one of the two CDs sent to me. I would say my favorite song is This Love feat. Ray La Montagne. See/Hear the video below:
Enjoy the music!