Monthly archive July, 2011
Mokhov - Halcyon Days

Mokhov – Halcyon Days

Oleg Mokhov has been on the scene for as long as I can remember being interested in the Internet.  His electronic music portfolio has grown sizeably over the past few years, and every release (in whatever form) continues to inspire.  Most of his music began as remixes of different shapes and sizes, which were released...
Shakey Graves - Roll the Bones

Shakey Graves – Roll the Bones

When your pocket’s filled with dollar bills, your heart forgets to eat. In the current sea of technically remarkable music, it’s easy to overlook those who keep simplicity in their crosshairs.  These are the guys making sure that above all else, over-complication is kept under wraps in order to retain an organic, true-to-life feeling.  It’s...
Emancipator - Remixes

Emancipator – Remixes

Part of the reason why I began Bandcamp’s Best was due to the unrelenting talents of the thousands of independent musicians creating and sharing their magnificent craft with the world.  If a platform such as Bandcamp didn’t exist to provide an outlet for that music, many artists might not be able to enter the fray...
Daughter - His Young Heart EP

Daughter – His Young Heart EP

This is torturous. Outfitted with a guitar, a simple drum kit and her powerfully subtle voice, Daughter (Elena Tonra) speaks volumes on her four-track  His Young Heart EP. Though not a full length release, the EP has immense inertia behind it.  Swirling vocal melodies surround simple percussion and minimalistic guitar, leading each of the songs...