RPM Presents: Tunesday 11/12/19

RPM Presents: Tunesday 11/12/19

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 It is always a special moment to discover new musical loves, and it’s even more special when those songs dance back into our lives. Tracks considered both old favorites and new flames reside in this week’s installment of Tunesday! Enjoy: 

 

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“My Body” by Young the Giant

Young the Giant: My Body [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

“Remember this one? An early hit from the 2010s, “My Body” is a nostalgic throwback you can enjoy as the decade’s end draws ever nearer.” – Andrew

 

“Hasta Que Salga el Sol” by Ozuna

Ozuna - Hasta Que Salga El Sol | Cap.2 ( Video Oficial)

“Sometimes you have to change things up and put on some Spanish Reggaeton.” – Becca

 

“Lucas with the Lid Off” by Lucas

Lucas with the Lid Off

“Last weekend a friend and I spent an evening watching old Michel Gondry music videos, and this gem from 1994 is one I can’t believe I didn’t know before. It’s exactly the kind of song I should have been into a long time ago, but I guess better late than never.” – Andrew

 

“Down the Line” by Beach Fossils

Beach Fossils - Down the Line (Official Video)

“Discovering the band,Beach Fossils, might truly be a top highlight of my 2019. THIS BAND IS SO GOOD! Those bass lines! Those delayed vocals! After stumbling across this tune, I immediately sent it to one of my great buddies and RPM’s videographer, Dean, who replied with “This is definitely and Allie-esque song”. I love knowing there is a sonic associated with my music style.” – Allie

 

“Slow Song” by John Vincent III

John Vincent III - Slow Song (Live Session)

“If Beach Fossils weren’t my 2019 miracle discovery, then this dude would be! I unfold at every voice break and am ignited by his lyrics. For example, “I threw my fears in the ocean / hoping that they’d be washed away / washed away / And I found another piece of my own mind” – ugh! John Vincent III has a genuinely special voice. I’m looking forward to watching his musical career grow!” – Allie

 

“Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters” by Elton John

Mona Lisas & Mad Hatters - Elton John (Honky Chateau 9 of 10)

“Elton John at perhaps his most raw, while still in a studio recording. And it gives me memories of my home in New York City.” – Dave

 

“Nakamarra” by Hiatus Kaiyote

Hiatus Kaiyote - Nakamarra

“Every few months I take a nosedive into Hiatus Kaiyote’s discography. I’m still crossing my fingers for an announcement of a new album — it’s been four years since the release of Choose Your Weapon, an album that inspired a whole generation of neo-soul and jazz fusion players. Even so, with only two albums out, it’s easy to spend an entire week wrapped in the Australian quartet’s dizzying dreamscapes.” – Colleen

 

“Sirabhorn” by Pat Metheny

Sirabhorn - Pat Metheny Group, Hamburg 1980

“Individually, Pat Metheny and Jaco Pastorius are expressive and masterful string players. Together, they make magic. The album Bright Size Life is a knockout on so many accounts, but one of my favorite parts of listening to it is hearing the playful musical conversations between two friends who just get each other.” – Colleen

 

“You Don’t Know About Me” by Ella Vos

Ella Vos - YOU DON'T KNOW ABOUT ME (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

“Ella makes very clean hitting sounds on her record, and this one sports a punchy bass drop with very smooth vocals. The lyrics are catchy too, giving off some pop vibes that mix well.” – Jay

 

“Guaze” by Gleemer

Gleemer - Gauze (Official Video)

“Playing like an old school Snow Patrol track, Gleemer brings a distorted yet psychedelic sound meshed with melancholy vocals in this somber track “Gauze.” – Jay

 

“Ten Thousand Hours” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Ten Thousand Hours - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

“From his first album, this song talks about the long journey to making it in music. “A life lived for art is never a life wasted” is one of my all time favorite song lyrics.” – Becca

 

“Golden Chords” by Deakin

Deakin - Golden Chords (Official Video)

“This opener from Animal Collective member Deakin’s solo album Sleep Cycle is a classic, and I just found out the album has been remastered! I used to listen to it on a depressingly long commute I had the summer it came out, and I’ve always loved this song in particular. Though he’s known as a guitarist within Animal Collective, his vocal melodies are instant classics--like they’ve been considered for a lifetime before they appear.” – Willie

 

“Captain Fantasy” by Ween

Captain Fantasy (Live)

“Ween has played this song almost every time I’ve seen them. It’s a hit that keeps on hitting.” – Dave

 

“You And I Keep Falling” by Kath Bloom

You And I Keep Falling

“Kath Bloom does upbeat melancholy really well, and when I listen to this song I think of an old house with a benign, unplaceable smell that has always been there and will always be there.” – Willie

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