Picks of the Week 16W.6
Dartbeat asks a group of musically inclined students to recommend their favorite song picks of the week. We then share a few of those tracks. Enjoy!
Abstract - I Will
Tiantian Zhang: The first time I heard this song, it was minute 13 of a 43-minute mix that my friend had sent me. The hazy intro immediately pulled me in, and I scrambled to identify the song by googling fragments of the lyrics. The way that the vocals and instrumentals melt together gives the song a nice viscosity, yet it still manages to stay light. I grabbed this free download from Beshken's SoundCloud, and I'm thankful to have this as a floatie while swimming in Week 8 work.
Coleman Hell - 2 Heads
Grace Miller: To be perfectly honest, I have been listening to the same playlist on repeat while I code for the past two months. I have no perception of what the cool kids listen to, so bear with me. This song is a jam, I don’t know what else to say. Coleman Hell is from Thunder Bay, Ontario which is a sick name for a town. And the music video is a nod to “The Graduate” (1967). All good reasons to give it a listen.
EDEN - Billie Jean
JM Seibert: Take Michael Jackson's“Billie Jean,” put a21st century spin on it, add an enticing beat, sing the words so the listener can actually understand them and you have EDEN's dope new cover of "Billie Jean." It’s a modern take on the story of the girl who climbed over MJ's fence to tell him that he was the father of one of her twins.
Mike Posner -I Took A Pill In Ibiza (SeeB Remix)
Stacy Livingston: Despite the fact that actually listening to the lyrics of this song makes me want to find Mike Posner and give him a hug, this song ispretty fun to dance to and is one of those songs you can put on repeat and never get tired of. It feels like the secretly-sad music baby of “Roses" and “Sorry,” and I'm betting it’s a frat basement hit by the end of the year.