Sunday Sounds: Dreaming In Colour with Jamie xx

In an interview ahead of the xx’s sophomore album Coexist, Jamie xx said it would be a dance-inspired album, and I thought, “Finally!” But when I heard it, I spent the 40-minute length of the record waiting in vain for the breakdown. There’s so much restraint, and much of the record is spent hovering in … Continue reading Sunday Sounds: Dreaming In Colour with Jamie xx

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Sunday Sounds: Orbital

Orbital is made up of two brothers from a small town in England called Sevenoaks, in county Kent. The music they make is equal parts serene and frantic and made up of entirely synthesized elements.  However, Orbital's music was among the first electronic music where I was able to identify an emotion without having to … Continue reading Sunday Sounds: Orbital