Formed in 2014 at Georgetown University by vocalist Mary Ellen Funke and pianist Lyell Evans Roeder and now based in Los Angeles, Tigers Are Bad For Horses create a sound that is informed by multiple genres ranging from electronic and indie pop to jazz and film scores. This unique melding of influences has resulted in many stand out songs. Their release, “Still Here” continues that track record. The duo’s newest track
Here at Blisspop, we aim to show our audience who’s making their mark upon electronic music culture today. We sort through the good and the bad, bringing you the latest sounds. This brings us to the third installment of our new series, Feedback Friday. Our next batch of armchair journalists / auditory sleuths / Blisspop contributors includes: William Creason, Yvette Bailhache, Patrick Blinkhorn, Justin Barini-Rivers, and Alex Rubenstein. This week’s
Yoni Wolf of WHY? is a one-of-a kind, authentic, no nonsense, jack-of-all-trades kind of guy. Not only is he a visual artist, but he’s also a songwriter and lyricist who raps, sings, and plays countless instruments. Out of necessity, he has had a heavy hand in recording and mixing much of the WHY? catalog throughout the years. I believe he does it all through his instinctual knack for curious experimentation.
Best Remix The xx, “On Hold (Jamie xx Remix)” Jamie xx’s grasp of emotive song craft is indisputable, yet he always seems to shine brightest on the dance floor when remixing his own music. The greatest dance music is simple and appeals across genres. Add a dollop of emotion and Jamie has the recipe for something to lose oneself in under the mirror ball time and time again. Honorable
Best Remix Henry Saiz feat. Cora Novoa, “Golden Dawn (Brynjolfur Dream Mix)” Spanish producer Henry Saiz produces quality house and nu-disco with a dark edge. This Brynjolfur remix takes his sound to a new level with synths that swirl like a tornado and an atmosphere that builds up to an intensity like no other. And the drop. Listen to it. This is what a drop is, people! Best LP/EP Honey Dijon, The Best of Both Worlds Honey Dijon has been