WITTMORE LISTENS JUNE 2015

The beginning of the summer has been a great time for new music. There has been a wealth of excellent releases so far in 2015 and Wittmore likes to highlight our faves each week on Instagram so you have something new to listen to. Our Wittmore Listens: Albums of the Week for June included electronic jams, groovy tunes, and some 90's come backs. Below is a recap. Click the album cover to go straight to iTunes, or enjoy the embedded Spotify players below. To cut straight to the chase, check out our WITTMORE Listens Summer 2015 playlist on Spotify ...

 

Toro Y Moi -- "What For?"

Chaz has always been hailed as one of the main "chillwave" artists but with this album, he took it in a groovier direction. Think more guitars, less keyboard this time around.
 

  Recommended: "Empty Nesters", "Lilly", "Run Baby Run"

 

 

  
  
  
Purity Ring -- "Another Eternity"

Purity Ring left us wanting more after 2011's "Shrines" and they delivered again with "Another Eternity." The new album's lyrics delve more into personal and adult themes than the predecessor. 
  
Recommended: "bodyache", "begin again", "heartsigh"
 
  
  
  
Major Lazer -- "Peace Is the Mission"
 
Major Lazer (or as we like to pronounce it, "Mah-jah Lae-zah") comes thru full force with new and old guest to bring the hits again. This album sees them embrace more of a pop sound than various world music influences. 
 
Recommended: "Lean On", "Powerful", "Roll the Bass", "Night Riders"
  
  
  
  
Jamie xx -- "In Colour"

Just want to let y'all know: Jamie xx is more than just a member of The xx. He's a brilliant electronic artist that will take you on a wild and emotional ride on "In Colour."
  
Recommended: "Gosh", "Loud Places", "I Know There's Gonna Be (Good Times)"
  
  
  
  
Leon Bridges -- "Coming Home"

Who's to say that replicas are all bad? Leon Bridges might just be the modern day Sam Cooke. His old school sound and style are what we grew up listening to. Let his golden voice take you back to days of doo-wop and drive ins. 
     
Recommended: "Coming Home", "Smooth Sailin'", "Better Man", "River"
 
  
  
  
Blur -- "The Magic Whip"
 
It's pretty hard for a cult 90's band to come back to fruition. Whether it's the music or the members, there usually seems to be a feeling of "Why even come back?" With Blur's new album after 12 years hiatus, it is good to have them back again. Everything you loved about them before, you'll find here on "The Magic Whip."
  
 Recommended: "Lonesome Street", "Go Out", "Ong Ong"
  
 
 
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