jungle-feature

AWOPBAMBOOM – Vol. 25
Music 4 Music People

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From Lettuce to the Jungle, here’s what’s orbiting our musical universe this week.

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Joe Pug, “Bright Beginnings”

An unlikely path, Pug dropped out of the University of North Carolina and worked in carpentry until his music took off.

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Snakehips

Some call this brand of music PBR&B, AKA hipster R&B. All we know is that you should share “Snakehips” with your friends, hipster or not!

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Generationals, “Put a Light On”

Watch the below video to the 1:30 mark. You’ll hear a series of familiar instruments edited with electronic enhancements to create a unique twist, brilliant.

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LE1F

Want to turn over a new album? Check out LE1F’s album, Hey. 

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Lettuce

Unveil your inner Lettsanity and unleash the funk.

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Jungle, “Busy Earnin’”

The vid screams low budget yet we can’t get enough. With over six million YouTube hits Jungle have achieved great success with “Busy Earnin’” earning the 13th place on New Musical Express’ Top 50 Tracks of 2014.

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Sylvan Esso

Lackluster lyrically but the rhythmic accompaniment pulls its weight.

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Betty Who

AKA Jessica Anne Newham definitely caught some of Katy Perry’s juju while opening for Perry during her 2014 Prismatic World Tour.

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Zola Jesus, “Dangerous Days”

Dangerously close to being cheesy, but Zola’s voice wins the day.

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AND ONE LAST THING

If you’re looking for something new, don’t miss Chad Werner’s introduction to a new Irish band called “Red Empire”: http://newswhistle.com/archives/14025 

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Lead-In Image Jungle’s Rudi Salmon Courtesy of Christian Bertrand / Shutterstock.com

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Joey Fernandez is a music writer from New York’s strongest island. Drop him a line at joey@newswhistle.com