Mar 192013

In case you needed another reason to fall in love with electronic music duo AlunaGeorge, the two stopped by BBC1 not only to hash out their newest single, “Attracting Flies,” but also to pay homage to the original king of swing with a cover of “I Wanna Be Like You,” from Disney’s The Jungle Book. Continue reading »

Jan 242013

Frank Ocean‘s “Thinking Bout You” has a way of getting to you. Halfway through the track, as the cycle of verse-chorus-verse repeats yet again, the spacey song becomes something more than the sum of its parts. Ocean’s falsetto “I’ve been thinking bout forever” is brimming with emotional depth, giving the song a heaviness that rarely finds its way to today’s pop charts. Continue reading »