Posts tagged “minimal

LITTLE DEED.

Little Deed

I have this playlist, and you know it is currently my favourite one.

I wouldn’t normally pick a favourite child like that, but it’s just so much more lovable than the others. For decompressing, disappearing with or even just being acceptable at dinner (at least in comparison to the grinding noises and disjointed art projects of my other playlists).

See I jammed it full of one of the more timeless sounds going right now – this minimal, spaced songtronica. A cold minimal beat, warm human voice, off time piano, VERBBBB. We’re talking SOHN, Erik Hassle – beautiful list.

But I am still wracked, WRACKED with guilt because it is currently unaustralian. You see, YOU’RE allowed to listen to whatever you want but this is an Australian music blog and WE have our responsibilities. It’s not all champagne and private jets writing for revenue-free blogs – sometimes we also need to bloody look after the koalas and have sunset beers on the beach and flaming listen Australian. There is good stuff close to the sound, but nothing native yet that has been at home in that list.

So imagine my delight when this one bubbled up from Sydney’s Little Deed. Low plays on the first track, so we shoppers are in on the first floor this time.

Neon‘ is totally in that same wonderful space. It slips from anthemic to claustrophobic, epic to personal. There’s a vintage influence too, I can’t feel if it’s a kind of blues or soul hint maybe.

This seems to be some kind of radio edit (my sleuthing has gone as far as the song title – you’re welcome), but I’d definitely eat 6 mins of this, so maybe she has a plan for an EP with a longer cut.

Thanks Little Deed, whoever you are, you’re about to break into my current fav playlist.

Adam


BIG SAD.

“I’m not sure it’s 100% in-line with what you guys normally post, but I thought I’d shoot you a link regardless : )”

That’s part of the email Brisbane based minimal tech dude Big Sad sent a couple of days ago. And whilst I’m not up with the lingo (is minimal tech right??!), I really love this sound. It’s deep, takes you somewhere else completely and although you can get up and lose your shit a bit to it, it’s also kinda relaxing, especially his track Goner.

Both are below as streams, and make sure you download them.

Like this a heap!

Miks