Saturday, November 21, 2009

Music: Science For Girls

I'm a sucker for downtempo electronica, but it's not something that plays on mass market radio stations. Luckily, podcasts like Dave's Lounge provide a good way to discover new artists. Without music podcasting, you might never find stuff like "Science For Girls." It's a compilation of tracks by NYC composer Darren Solomon:

Most of the songs follow the "14 Days" formula - indie vocals, lush arrangements with a slightly jazzy feel. There are some exceptions, though, like this delightfully wistful paean to Australia:

All in all, the album's well worth a look if you like this kind of stuff. But you won't find it on sale in Best Buy...


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