Working on Saturdays is always a little bit of a drag, but the work goes more smoothly when I'm listening to Karmacoda. Part trip hop, part jazz, and part pop, the San Francisco-based band knows how to layer musical elements into a very solid groove.
Here's a live performance of "Epic" a track from their latest album, "Eternal." It's got enough plaintive wailing for two Portishead songs:
If the laid-back trip-hop vibe of the original song isn't your cup of tea, try out the remixed version by Return to Mono's Andy Sybilrud - coming to a dance floor near you: