Posts Tagged ‘Talking To Myself’

July 21, 2017

I’m utterly torn up by today’s tragic news, and my aching heart sincerely goes out to Chester Bennington’s family, his friends, Linkin Park, and all their many fans around the world. Though I’ve drifted away from Linkin Park these past few years, seminal albums like Meteora and Hybrid Theory will always have a special place in my heart. They were very much a formative force in the development of my music tastes. I obsessed over remix album Reanimation, too. I can’t even begin to fathom how many times I listened to these albums. I have so many memories connected to Linkin Park, whether it was blasting their albums out of my old souped up Civic while hanging out with my BFF, or going to their shows and making new connections with fellow fans, some of whom are my closest friends today. We suffered a great loss today, and I can only hope that Chester is up there in the great big sky, hanging out with his buddy Chris Cornell, finding peace. I was fortunate enough to catch them together at Linkin Park’s touring festival Projekt Revolution back in 2008, and I shall cherish that memory for all eternity. 

It’s only proper that we take a moment to watch the new video for Linkin Park’s Talking To Myself, which happened to come out this morning before the sad news surfaced. The song comes off of Linkin Park’s latest full length, One More Light, which we now know is Chester’s final album. We lost one of the most remarkable voices of the 21st century today. He was a man who brought us together, in life and in death. Linkin Park has been loved by people from all walks of life, and from every corner of the world. Chester’s memory, and his legacy, will live on, bringing us comfort and helping us through our hard times, as it has for so many years. We’ll be singing, or rather… BELLOWING along to In The End, Crawling, and so many other Linkin Park classics in exultant joy, together, forever. Linkin Park’s album One More Light is available, here.

June 20, 2017
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Last Friday, grape and bop connoisseurs Terror Jr dropped their highly anticipated album Bop City 2: TerroRising. If you’ve yet to treat yourself to the bouncy effervescent electro pop that ricochets off this thirteen track release, you need to make your way over to Soundcloud, here. Among the album’s plenteous new gems is Talking To Myself, an airy gust of sweet carbonated, sassy prickling enchantment. We can’t seem to ever get enough of Lisa Terror’s brisk and nimble vocals or Felix Snow & David Singer-Vine’s fizzy production. Bop City 2: TerroRising can be purchased from all major outlets, here.

April 7, 2016
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In case you were hiding under a rock all day, let me remind you that Gallant dropped his highly anticipated debut album today. And as expected, Ology is a heart pummeling stunner, a compendium of riveting raw and sincerely moving R&B soul delivered by one of the most stunning vocalists we’re fortunate to have amongst us today. It’s no wonder that there’s a strong consensus among all music industry professionals, tastemakers, and fans that Gallant is the most exciting rising act of the moment. Just listen to the Southern Californian superstar in the making’s ardent crooning on Talking To Myself, one of 16 tracks off of Ology. Snazzy production, a jazzy velour, and much moving rhapsody make Talking To Myself an irresistibly mesmerizing jam. I wish it sounded this splendid when I talk to myself… Do yourself a favor, hurry up and stream Ology in full on Soundcloud, then purchase the album from iTunes.

December 22, 2015
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Washington, D.C. newcomer Gil the kid makes an indelible appearance on my radar with only his second song to date, a synth, strings, and piano amalgamation of an alt pop song named Talking To Myself. The solo project was created by Gil Wojicik, whom some might recognize as one half of PLOY. Gil brings along some of the dreamy warmth that I love about PLOY into Talking To Myself, delivering us a soulful and propulsive mid-tempo treat both tender and animated. Download the song straight from Gil the kid’s soundcloud.

May 19, 2015
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Earlier today, SoySauce, the electronic duo from Washington, D.C. made up of producers Royal and SoyBoy, dropped their killer new EP, Lunch Money. Not only is the four track future bass release pure fire, but the release, available on iTunes, is a charity effort to raise money for kids who can’t afford school lunches. As if the music itself wasn’t compelling already, the fellas have made this EP even more of a treasure chest. For those who can’t afford their own school lunches, SoySauce has made the EP available for free download, too. While I’ve already featured one of my favorite tracks off the EP, Broken Record, featuring Joni Fatora, let’s turn our attention in this post to song number 3, a sparkling gem named Talking To Myself, featuring husky, riveting guest vocals by New York’s Stalking Gia. Her Phoebe Ryan meets Tove Lo like voice glides effortlessly along with the song’s booming drums and ominous undertone. Don’t forget to head over toe SoySauce’s soundcloud to listen to the full EP.