Posts Tagged ‘Hero’

September 2, 2017

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News of a debut George Maple album is sweet music to our ears, especially after the smoky, husky voiced Australian songstress and producer has been bewitching and seducing us with her dark electropop and sultry R&B pop for well over four years. Hero is the second song she’s previewed off the album, and it’s an exquisite beauty that exposes a more fragile side of her psyche. Hero is an anthem about vulnerability, but its such a sweeping, full bodied electronic pop aria. It takes flight on plumed wings and takes us high above the earth with its velveteen vocals, shimmering synths, and cathartic swells. Hero samples 80′s pop staple Waiting For A Star To Fall, taking full advantage of the line “in your arms” to evoke an overwhelming sense of lovelorn nostalgia. Hero may very well be George Maple’s most powerful ballad yet and a fresh departure from her more shadowy smoldering tracks of yore. We’ll be looking out for more news about George Maple’s debut full length, due out in October. You can also stream Hero via YouTube below.

April 6, 2017

I’m infinitely excited for Sevdaliza’s debut album ISON. I expect it to be one of the most innovative and striking releases this year. The Netherlands based Iranian artist has been one of the most fascinating talents in the scene these last couple of years, giving us an experimental form of electronica and R&B that rivals that of FKA Twigs and James Blake, all delivered with haunting ferocity and visceral magnetism. Whenever I listen to Sevdaliza, I feel like I’m delving deep within myself, to the intrinsic, the innate, the truly intimate and the deeply rooted. Today, Sevdaliza unleashed another gripping taste from ISON. This time around, she’s created an abstract ode to motherhood, which brings to mind some of

Beyoncé’s recent artistry, except Hero examines the darker side of that love between mother and child. The spectral haunting piece is a spine tingling, poignant wringing listen that addresses rejection and betrayal. You can keep abreast of Sevdaliza updates and look out for more info regarding ISON alongside us via her website, here.

January 29, 2017

It’s nearly surprising that the music video for Devon Baldwin’s Hero is the San Francisco chanteuse’s very first, considering the fact that we’ve been enamored with this gifted and versatile talent for such a long time. The video, which was directed by Devon Baldwin’s friend Bobby Bruderle, is simple yet entrancing. We can’t take our eyes off as Devon takes us on a dusty ride across gorgeous golden hills. Despite the sprawling landscape spread before us, it’s the familiar intimacy that exudes from the video which draws us in the most. Devon Baldwin stares straight into the camera and serenades us with her earthy and heartfelt ballad. Hero is a candid beauty with vivid poetics. Its finespun dream pop meets surging electropop production come courtesy of frequent collaborator Christoph Andersson. Hero is as tender as can be, a gracefully heartrending ballad on which Devon Baldwin’s pure, flawless voice shines ever brilliantly. For more of Devon Baldwin’s past releases (which showcase her impressive versatility both in vocal delivery and style), visit the SF starlet’s Soundcloud, here.

July 24, 2016
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MOOSIQ MOSAIC : 07.23.2016

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July 24, 2016
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The Juice is tagged as “VHS Pop” on Soundcloud, a unique and intriguing descriptor that had me launching myself at Canadian artist HERO’s new tune with much verve and curiosity. HERO describes his music as “familiar sounds run through a VHS player”. There’s certainly a retro quality to the song’s sleek chopping synths. The Juice is taken from the producer’s forthcoming debut EP, also titled VHS Pop, and its a captivating soul, electronica, and R&B pop hybrid with some grandly dreamy moments. It comes as no wonder that HERO is influenced by the likes of Fred Falke, Daft Punk, David Rubato, Justice, & Siriusmo. It’s impossible to miss the French house and disco found within this mellow rapturous jam’s slick flux.

January 28, 2016
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To be honest, I’ve been waiting to hear this one for what feels like an eternity. As a staunch supporter of both Mickey Valen and Lucian, I was deliriously thrilled when I found out that the two producers were collaborating on a track together. The fruits of that union is a stunning song named Hero, which features raw, smoky vocals by Los Angeles’ Oktavian. Hero also boasts some artwork by songbird Jojee, so it’s one spectacular talent studded affair. Get ready for a tightly wound, emotionally charged experience as Mickey Valen and Lucian take us on a battering future bass journey that reminds me of Gallant’s electro-R&B but with more force and pizzazz. Download the massive track for free, here.

November 25, 2014
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Thick As Thieves is a five piece out of Los Angeles, and they caught my ears, big time, when they released a video for their single Hero, a blend of addicting, passionate alt hip hop and rock music. The gorgeous, soothing, and melodic chorus are absolutely hooking and swoon worthy, while the rap delivery is gritty and raw. Hero is off Thick As Thieves’ recent album Love Me Blind. Unsurprisingly, they’ve opened up for a very varies list of acts, including Imagine Dragons, Bassnectar, Empire of the Sun, Matt & Kim, Twenty One Pilots, and many others. Watch the video for the anthemic tune below.

October 10, 2014
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Indie trio Wildcat! Wildcat! impressed me when I first heard them during an opening set for Alt-J a few years ago, but then they DEEPLY impressed me with their latest album, No Moon At All, out on Downtown Records. On that album are amazing, intoxicating indie pop songs, one of which is Hero, now an all time favorite Wildcat! Wildcat! now. The beautiful, sweeping song has been remixed by another IHM featured act, New York electropop duo ASTR, who seems to be keeping quite busy with all these remixes they’re giving us lately. ASTR’s remix keeps the original fairly intact, but gives it a more spacious and dreamy atmosphere, not at all the formulaic dance remix I’d expected.

October 10, 2014
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Indie trio Wildcat! Wildcat! impressed me when I first heard them during an opening set for Alt-J a few years ago, but then they DEEPLY impressed me with their latest album, No Moon At All, out on Downtown Records. On that album are amazing, intoxicating indie pop songs, one of which is Hero, now an all time favorite Wildcat! Wildcat! now. The beautiful, sweeping song has been remixed by another IHM featured act, New York electropop duo ASTR, who seems to be keeping quite busy with all these remixes they’re giving us lately. ASTR’s remix keeps the original fairly intact, but gives it a more spacious and dreamy atmosphere, not at all the formulaic dance remix I’d expected.

July 23, 2014
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I’ve been a fan of Los Angeles indie pop trio Wildcat! Wildcat! ever since I saw them open for a little band named Alt-J back in 2012, when they impressed me very much live. But, I must say, that their recent new tunes have blown their old music out of the water. It’s the best I’ve heard them yet, and it also turns out that they’ve been hard at work on a debut album all this time. Rejoice! Last month, we heard the driving single Hero. Now, they follow it up with new tune Holloway (Hey, Love), a soaring, high flying electronic pop laced track. Some of the magnificence and grandiosity of their new songs can likely be attributed to the fact that they’ve been working with Morgan Kibby of M83 and White Sea on the new tunes and album. No Moon At All releases on August 5 via Downtown Records. Guess who’s getting it? Revisit Hero, below.