Music

Captain’s Log: Ladies With Feelings Forever

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You’d think that since it’s summertime, I’d be cruising around with the top down, sipping on lemonade, wearing super cool neon shades and blasting high-energy tracks about lipgloss or whatever. Instead, I’m finding myself drawn to mopey women with guitars, plodding dance beats and navel-gazing, introspective lyrics.

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BPM: Disclosure and a Corpse Reviver #2

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Is it pop because there are so many catchy hooks? Is it rock because it has that new wave-y grungy garage sound? Is it electronic music because it has synthetic drums and cymbals, deep bass drums, and clap tracks that have the authenticity of a sitcom laugh track?

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BPM: Yuna and a French 75

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Yuna (full name Yunalis Mat Zara’ai) uses a lot of synth instruments in her music to layer with a voice that is so sweet and delicate, but not overly saccharine. You really just can’t help but smile and it doesn’t hurt that she’s super super adorable.

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Captain’s Log: The Girls of Winter

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Generally speaking, I only compile new music for you every month or so, but this week I unexpectedly became aware of an unusually large amount of excellent new songs that washed ashore with messages and/or tiny ships cleverly jammed inside.