Feel like having a xylophone song break your heart? Here is Belgian-Australian Gotye and Kiwi artist Kimbra, who will, with layers of synthesizers, cowbells, and xylophones, rhythmically give off a vibe that is both quirky and bleak. Gotye spent eight weeks at number one on the Australian charts this summer with this single off his 2011 album Making Mirrors. He is the first Australian act to do so since Savage Garden and their hit “Truly, Madly, Deeply” (a song that I still […]
This composition was my favourite from last year. It grows agonizingly slow, is layered and heavy. It is epic. Warning though, if you’re in an impatient mood or too chipper… maybe hold off from listening to this piece until you’re alone in a dark room and just heard a dramatic story about a hero dying. Can you tell what film score it was composed for?