Forget “love at first sight.” A cappella group Pentatonix had harmony at first sight. Recently,
they found viral-video success with “Evolution of Music,” a medley of
music from Gregorian Chants to contemporary Pop. Now, let them wow you.
Long before his first album, Bobby Long acquired a
following due to his friendship with a certain sparkling vampire and
writing a song for one very popular soundtrack. Soon after, he released A Winter Tale.
Urgent and bracing, sullen and surrendering … the music of
Frightened Rabbit often seems a mess of emotions tied up in a
twitching, fragile guise of genius. Like a thin, bruised girl with a
Kurt Cobain kind of problem, Frightened Rabbit would fall apart if you
took any one thing (music, lyrics or sentiment) away from it.
Hailing from Los Angeles, Milo Greene has taken to calling itself “Cinematic-Pop.” There’s no reason to disagree. The
members intend for their music to possess a softness to it that makes it
perfect for soundtracking movies.
Florida Georgia Line’s first single, “Cruise,” might be a
love song, but if you have any imagination at all, chances are you’re
picturing “every little farm town” that runs along the states’ border.
That song made the boys of Florida Georgia Line blow up practically overnight.