Best Songs of 2019: 2. Huntly

sawdustandgin: I am hard-pressed to find any type of flaw on Huntly’s single, “Low Grade Buzz,” which will appear as the title track on a new album. The namesake hum comes through as part of the instrumentation, as intentional feedback, and as a reminder of endless entropy.  Low Grade Buzz by Huntly Best Songs of 2019 2. Huntly – “Low Grade Buzz”  Continue reading Best Songs of 2019: 2. Huntly

Best Songs of 2019: 3. frogi

sawdustandgin: In the spirit of the adage that suggests it will heal all wounds, frogi has penned a song called “time.” Its many overlayed vocal tracks create the warmth of an a cappella performance, until production crashes in at the song’s peak. This is only the LA artist’s second single, after the similarly beautiful “peace of mind.”  Best Songs of 2019 3. frogi – “time” Continue reading Best Songs of 2019: 3. frogi

Best Songs of 2019: 4. Black Country, New Road

sawdustandgin: “Sunglasses” by British art rock outfit, Black Country, New Road, is unhinged. The instrumentation is perfectly restrained as an antidote, making this nine-minute epic one worth repeating.  Best Songs of 2019 4. Black Country, New Road – “Sunglasses” Source: SoundCloud / Black Country, New Road Continue reading Best Songs of 2019: 4. Black Country, New Road

Best Songs of 2019: 5. Gothic Tropic

sawdustandgin: Gothic Tropic Celebrates Music and Life With New Single “Drunk on a Rhythm” Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  If circumstances persist for Cecilia Della Peruti, her sophomore album as Gothic Tropic is bound to be just as impactful as the band’s debut, Fast or Feast. The past two years since that LP have led the LA-born artist to career highs and personal lows, but … Continue reading Best Songs of 2019: 5. Gothic Tropic