Best New Music 2010 – nr.9 – Gold Panda

1 02 2010

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Here’s another downtempo, chilled, electronic mishmash of soothing sounds and samples. Gold Panda is a bit of a mysterious artist – at least for now, there’s a hype, but there’s no real information about the guy.

So if you have any info, let me know. ‘It’ has apparently been remixing tracks for Bloc Party and Little Boots, so if the members of either group would kindly contact me, this would be much appreciated.

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Best New Music 2010 – nr.8 – Bonobo

31 01 2010

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Dishonest: I’ve been in the loop for years, he’s a personal friend, and I know every piece of hotness that’s out there.
Honest: I was on facebook and a friend posted a video which encouraged me to revisit this much appraised artist.

Bonobo is one of those that hang in a mellow pose beneath the surface, offering food at all times for any takers. Passerby’s may be invigorated by the interesting texture and the smooth mix of sounds, but their appetite is held at bay until they take a proper bite.

I took the big bite checking out “Flutter” and was instantly hooked. Read the rest of this entry »