[Throwbacks:] Odessa – Caribou (featured in FIFA ’11)
This eclectic little number comes from an era twas rife with alternative electronic acts like Caribou. Released in 2010, a few years before, acts like MGMT and Empire of the Sun were transforming alternative rock and electronic music while channeling sounds of the 80s rock scene.
“Odessa” was featured in FIFA ’11, the worldwide hit soccer video game from EA Sports, well known for its varied soundtracks. Take some time and drift away to these entrancing sounds.
[Hip-Hop/Rap:] Mile High (feat. Travis Scott & Metro Boomin)
Got a real wavy one to share with you all. British producer James Blake collabs with rappers Travis Scott and Metro Boomin’ on “Mile High”. An ambient hip-hop number with influences of soul and R&B, met with the lit flair Scott and Boomin’ often bring. James Blake’s contrasting vocals to the raps create a harmonic atmosphere of relaxing, yet energetic vibes.
Be sure to check this one out and also check out James Blake’s recently released album, Assume Form, full of pop, electropop, soul & R&B influenced jams.
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