DEDICATED SIDE B
Carly Rae Jepsen
It’s laborious to consider that Canadian singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen’s newest shock album drop – full of joyous, glowing pop songs – is actually a group of songs that didn’t make it into her earlier album, Devoted (2019).
Granted, she had 200 songs written for Devoted to select from, however there are some actual gems on this B-side that keep in the identical “trendy tackle 1980s synth-pop” vein.
Inside that sphere, she nonetheless manages to indicate off her vary.
This Is What They Say, co-written with English singer Dev Hynes (also referred to as Blood Orange), is an on the spot R&B earworm straight out of the late 1980s, whereas the floaty, atmospheric Heartbeat is an affecting, gradual burner of a ballad, full with tinkling piano keys.
Again-to-back songs, Felt This Approach (“How come I can not keep away?”) transitions into Keep Away with the identical lyrical chorus of “How can I keep away?”, nearly like exhibiting off how good she will be able to make two totally different songs sound, with related themes and lyrics.
Amid the doom and gloom of a worldwide pandemic, her model of optimistic pop music is a much-needed salve.
BLACKOUT BROADCAST X FOODBANK FUND-RAISER
Singapore-based home and techno music celebration organiser Blackout Company is bringing collectively DJs from Singapore and across the globe for a fund-raiser for The Meals Financial institution Singapore, which at the moment supplies 10,000 meals every day.
Not like digital events the place you possibly can see the DJ spinning, this shall be audio solely.
Count on eight hours of uninterrupted DJ mixes from native DJs like Brendon P and Zushan in addition to Gilles Wasserman (United States) and Nuno Dos Santos (the Netherlands).
Donations might be made by way of bit.ly/2yyIhei.
MARQUEE ONE LIVE WITH MARLO
Singapore’s largest nightclub Marquee is maintaining the digital celebration going with its weekly Marquee ONE Dwell sequence after its first anniversary celebration final week.
Dutch trance DJ Marlo kicks it off as we speak with a set streamed stay from Sydney.
Future worldwide visitor DJs lined up embrace Dannic, Sprint Berlin, Blasterjaxx and Paul Van Dyk.
A sequence of three digital events spanning three time zones by Zouk and the Singapore Tourism Board kicks off this weekend, from as we speak to Sunday.
The total line-up has a few of the largest names in dance music, akin to famend American DJ Diplo and Dutch DJ San Holo, alongside native rapper Yung Raja, digital artist Jasmine Sokko and singer Benjamin Kheng.
Be a part of the cyber partying from residence by way of Zoom or Fb and YouTube livestreams.