One of the things I’m always looking out for on the essay writing list is repeatability – for tracks that you can put on a loop and then lose yourself for an hour – or longer. It’s why the tracks on this list skew much longer in length than your average 3 minute song…
Synonymous underlyings to the name of this playlist… a self reflective thought where the listener can question their own consciousness.
A mix between soul, trip hop and electronic music. Some melodic and bewitching rap content. I mean, what else do we really need?
This week’s track has just enough umph to energize, while also looping you through yesterday’s thoughts. OTR, an Ohio native, adds his creative, melancholic sound over the Denmark duo’s poppy electric sound.
This trio is the definition of head turning, melodic music that you can not help but to move to. A perfect track to play for almost every scenario, the rhythmic beat and delayed vocal entrance has the mind thinking of good times to come.
Informed by everyone from J. Dilla to Miles Davis to Radiohead, Vanilla’s own work is a harmonious blend of hip hop, acid jazz, electronic samplings, disco, funk and soul.
From Vanilla’s words, his work is based on ‘soul-sampling and electronic instrumentals’.
You know when you’re spoiled for choice, when you have so many options that you end up choosing none of them? There’s an interesting study involving Jam that the Harvard Business Review can tell you about – point being – I’m overwhelmed with amazing tracks that I could put on the essay writing list that I just don’t know where to start…
There’s all kinds of music to write to out there – hell, I’m pretty sure we feature all of them on this list – but there are certain styles that have a direct path to the part of my brain that will get me to start writing. Nick Rezo’s Post London is one of them.