Music lovers converged at Baker Corridor, UPLB on Aug. With every album their writing grows in precision and vulnerability, and differing lyrical voices continue to sharpen their respective identities – Tegan’s unapologetically clear phrase selection in evaluating romance (Stop Desire”) is balanced by Sara’s poetic reflections on anxiousness (Cling on to the Night time”).
Their wildly in style 2009 single Pon de Flooring” is an EDM touchstone that singlehandedly reshaped the sound of up to date dance music, and supplied the foundation for Beyonce’s chart-topping single Run the World.” Over the course of two albums and three EPs they’ve not solely collaborated with the likes of Bruno Mars, Pharrell Williams, and Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend, but have earned the respect of honored Jamaican dancehall artists like Busy Signal, Vybz Kartel, and Elephant Man, all of whom have graced their tracks.
And as if to show the age outdated cliché that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, The Dream Is Over, for all of the trials and tribulations that impressed it, finds PUP as confident, as tight as a musical unit and as in tune with one another as they’ve ever been.
With two full-lengths and two EPs launched and a whole bunch of bought out exhibits performed in the last several years, a current late night time television debut on Conan following a special guest performance on The Eric Andre Show, it appears, as Mac DeMarco nears his 25th birthday, there’s not a slack bone in the man’s body, apart from perhaps his a penchant for carrying comfy clothes.
Tapping into the creative synergy they’d found in 2012 on Mike’s R.A.P. Music album (produced by El-P) and El’s Cancer 4 Cure album (that includes Mike), Run The Jewels cemented their musical alliance with a set of uncompromisingly uncooked, ahead pondering hip-hop, garnering limitless important accolades together with the likes of Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, XXL, SPIN, New York Instances, and many extra.