Austra

Austra is a Canadian band hailing from Toronto, that mainly consists of three people. Katie Stelmanis who is responsible for the vocals, lyrics and keyboards, Maya Postepski on all kinds of drums and Bassist Dorian Wolf. Katie’s sometimes rather cold but always very intense voice (which she trained through a legitimate education as an opera singer) is what dominates the sound of Austra. It often stands in a juxtaposed position to the more upbeat and straight-forward tunes that Maya and Dorian provide and together they create a very intimate soundscape. Continue reading Austra

La Roux – In For The Kill (Skream Remix)

So much contemporary electronic music is influenced by the 80s and La Roux is definitely among those that use this influence most wisely. For those that fancy the amazing original of ‘In For The Kill’ to be too poppish, there is always Skream’s amazing Dubstep remix that makes use of breaks and the accompanying expectations. I get ever so excited about the almost complete silence before the break beat sets in near the end of the song. Continue reading La Roux – In For The Kill (Skream Remix)

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