Rave Advisory: Gold, Cyanide & Fellow Feeling
After two weeks of hiatus featuring a visit to the grand Mad Decent Block Party in Norfolk, Virginia, I’m back with some new music suggestions.
Adventure Club – Gold (Minnesota Remix):
After months awaiting the release of Minnesota’s remix of “Gold” by Adventure Club, the track has finally been released. The track, originally teased on his Soundcloud during his “2014 Music Preview”, also featured previews of songs which would become part of his new EP, Voyager, released in the middle of this year.
Minnesota delivers a remix with a sort of rarity and concise taste. Following suit with many of his productions, he builds a future bass styled song and drops listeners into a punchy and dreamy synthesis featuring a mash of Yuna’s lyrics for the original song.
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Autolaser – Cyanide:
AutoLaser weaves a production in the style of fine and smooth future bass in his new song, Cyanide. Featuring a snappy and straightforward percussive introduction, he presents a crisp high-end composed of a harmonic rift, with a synthesis capable of inducing a good vibe. Even simpler elements like the bassline, chimes, and background synths make this song an all around good time. The song hits all the right notes filled with chill and ‘dance-y’ moments alike that make this song a great listen.
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Porter Robinson – Fellow Feeling:
The song begins with a symphonic introduction. A rising synth constructs a simple, driving percussion. The voices of Fellow Feeling redirect musical themes in under a minute, pushing listeners from a calming symphonic to a glitchy treasure. Both high and low elements transform this track into something that sounds like a mix of deep house and hard electronic. The listener is suddenly given a sense of the seriousness of an emotional situation being relayed by the story of this song. Moving forth from the expertly crafted recording, we are directed to the growing synth and glitch mix. However, at the same time, we transition back to the calming piano and symphonic basis of the song to beautifully conclude the production in all it’s house-y element.
Fellow Feeling is track number eleven off the new album, Worlds, releasing August 12. I’m certain that Worlds as an album in it’s entirety deserves grand recognition for the bold experimental change-up and identity of the artist, Porter Robinson. Porter has put forth a great amount of depth and emotion in his songs and the variety of finely recorded vocals encompassed in the fifty-seven minute LP featuring twelve songs.
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