New Sounds (5/5): KONGOS

So, after listening to Sir Sly, I couldn’t help but switch to KONGOS. I’ve been on their YouTube channel for a while today. I should tell you right now, that I feel like I am the last one to find out about these dudes. IN FACT, while listening to “Come With Me Now” all I could thing was “Have I seen this dudes live before?” They sound like they could have been at Wakarusa before.. and I’ve been to many Wakarusas. Of course, after a quick Google search, it doesn’t seem like they have. Still, they sound so familiar. They have been around since 2007 and are based in Arizona, but they have South African roots.

“Escape” – I really liked this song. Maybe because I want to escape right now. I always want to escape. Let’s not get much into this, it may get complicated.

“It’s a Good Life”

“I Want To Know” TMI Sessions (live, because I had already posted the album version)

This was a fun challenge. I think @docmurda should totally get in on this.

New Sounds (4/5): Sir Sly

I’m back at the office after MLK Jr. weekend and came back to my incomplete mini-challenge from last week. So I opened SoundCloud and started listening to Oh Wonder, a band I discovered through Mausi. They’re cool and all, but didn’t really click with me. But once their songs finished, SoundCloud continued playing other stuff and that’s how I landed on Sir Sly‘s “You Haunt Me” and loooooooved it. Totally reminds me of Foster The People.

“You Haunt Me”

“Easy Now” (live)

“Ghost” (live)

“Found You Out”

So I just looked at their Tour schedule and they are coming to Cain’s Ballroom on the 30th of this month¬†Sunday, February 1st. They are touring with KONGOS, so here’s a bonus to this post.

Hmmmmmmm…. I need a concert-going friend, because this show looks¬†promising.