As winter brings us dark studio nights and seasonal deadlines, you might find yourself searching for some music to help you through those long studio hours. When there is no room at the Spotify inn, there are still a few places of solace brought to you by the kind inn-keepers of the internet. Carefully selected by Fiasco, here are our top five recommendations in no particular order:
Bot’ox – Babylon By Car
With favourites Blue Steel (feat. Anna Jean) and Car Jacked, the wonderful Bancamp brings us this dark electronic delight bound to get you bopping-while-you work.
Bon Iver – Bon Iver
No doubt it’s on your christmas list already, this wintery delight will warm the cockles of any office, thanks to the Guardian. It’s a fascinating interview for seasoned Justin Vernon fans too. A standout is the picturesque Holocene.
Youth Lagoon – The Year Of Hibernation
The standout Cannons, from newcomer Trevor Powers AKA Youth Lagoon is an Indie charmer. Listen out for July and Seventeen for some friendly office listening.
Mike Skinner – Fact mix 304
Had enough of albums? Mike Skinners eclectic mix for Fact Magazine will take you through house, garage and jungle mixing the old with the new. The mix is also available for download through Soundcloud.
xxxy – XLR8R podcast 210
Finally, producer Rupert Taylor provides XLR8R with their 210th podcast. A diverse set that will keep you going through the winter studio nights.
Get in touch and let us know what’s been keeping you going through those dark, winter days.