In Gimme5 today, turn your attention to a new EMBRZ remix of a favorite The 1975 track, a dreamy feature from Ardency’s new EP, a cool new tune from Drunken Masters, a new Kill Paris track, and finally, a dance ready hit from Grandtheft.
The 1975 – Somebody Else (EMBRZ Remix)
The way EMBRZ’s music will make listeners feel is true to his namesake– warm and glowing inside. Okay, that sounds a bit cheesy but the truth is, EMBRZ puts a magical touch on all of his tracks so that listeners are left feeling like warm honey inside, or whatever the equivalent of that is for electronic music. This remix of The 1975’s “Somebody Else” captures the tenderness of the original track while spinning it into a more dance-worthy tune.
Ardency – Blurred City (Feat. Icelandia)
Okay, it was really hard to choose just one track from the new Ardency EP that just released last week. There’s something about this 4-track journey into dreamy, riveting soundscapes that makes it a very cohesive, inseparable work, but alas, this is GIMME5 and not GIMME8 so I had to choose ~just one~. The whole EP is a sincere, heartfelt work and “Blurred City” is striking because it edges into indie synth-pop territory. Icelandia’s vocals add an angelic touch to the whole thing, and the pinging synths heard here and there in the track make it playful and totally approachable in nature. It feels good to listen to, like you’re being serenaded above snow-capped mountains by someone who knows how to fly.
Drunken Masters feat. Portugal. The Man – Louder
And here’s a dancey EDM track. From Fool’s Gold Records, “Louder” was produced by Bavarian duo Drunken Masters and features the rock vocals of Portugal. The Man. Not a huge fan of how the track starts out, and I thought the vocals were okay, but the defining part of this track (and why it’s featured in today’s Gimme5) has to do with the super-pounding-sick-dope drop. The DROP! There’s sort of an endearing quality to the drop, and as a result, it is the thing that won me over about this track.
Glassio – Make Me Feel
House-pop never sounded so fun with this new Glassio track. Sounds like a staple to have in your winter dance-party playlist, and the duo explains:
Interesting. Hopefully, when people hear this, it will make them want to hit “replay” because of the mixed feelings that the track inspires.
Grandtheft & Delaney Jane – Easy Go
Tsk, tsk. Contrary to what the release date says on SoundCloud, this new Grandtheft track was released only last week. Explosive in nature, with a vibrant future bass drop and compelling vocals from one Delaney Jane, the whole track would be perfect for a night drive, or one of those DJ shows on a Friday evening. It’s a bit extra with the vocal chops, but I added it here because it’s produced well and is likable to listen to. Also, the metallic elements in the chorus are really cool.