Posts Tagged ‘rise’

July 27, 2017

Lizea Harper is an indie hip hop artist and activist who hails from Minneapolis, and she just released her new album Dive earlier this month. Dive we did, into the seven track release, and captivated we were by her en point delivery and the array of spunky jams and soulful slow burners on the record. You can stream Dive on Soundcloud, here. But for now, let’s jam out to resilient hooking Rise, a resolute anthem of a hip hop track that features additional vocals by Jahkobi Martian and riveting production by BMBU. It’s obvious Lizea Harper is a jewel in the rough, a talent that many have yet to encounter. You can keep up with the artist on her website, here.

October 21, 2016

My heart tends to skip a beat when new Woodes arises, but truth be told, it’s possible it completely forgot to palpitate throughout the duration of the Australian singer songwriter’s new song, Rise. The feathery pop and subtly nuanced downtempo electronica found on this song are truly that beautiful, leaving me shivering under their fleeting touch. Rise was co-written with The Force, co-produced with Simon Lam, and it features a group of brilliant musicians who have named themselves Rise Choir for the occasion. Who does this collective involve?  Only Alex Lahey, LANKS, Lupa J, Nirrimi, Abraham Tilbury, Edward Vanzet, Golden Vessel, Tommy Wilson, Juice Webster, Uncle Bobby, Jaysways, and Batts, that’s all. Excuse me for a second as I pick my jaw off the floor. Their vocals amplify the spacious atmospheric quality within Rise. Despite its cozy intimacy, Rise feels cosmic and vast, wondrous and hopeful. It leaves me with a rosy glow. Rise is a new taste from Woodes’ debut EP, which is shaping up to be a spectacular record.

August 29, 2016

Katy Perry and Purity Ring are two things I never thought to put together in a sentence, yet here we are, about to delve deep into a remix of the pop star’s hit song Rise by the adored dark electronic pop duo from Canada. Purity Ring gives Rise an official remix that takes it into haunting goth territory. This witch house-y Rise is in fact a bustling dance edit despite its syrupy quality. It even boasts a touch of tropical future flavor in its profile. If I were Left Shark, I’d don some black apparel and an eerie cape in celebration of this deliciously opaque edit. I wouldn’t mind if more Katy Perry songs received a similarly dusky treatment.

New Antony and the Johnsons

May 29, 2012

Wow, this is breathtaking and poignant… Antony Hegarty of Antony and the Johnsons has a new song out titled Rise. It’s featured in a coral reefs film. You can download the song for free or for much encouraged small donations at an Australian coral reef studies research site. Stream the song below and view the eye popping footage from the film. Both are beautiful enough by themselves, but combined, it’s indescribable. I just repeated it a few times.