The sight of this summer has been local hipsters grooving to the 70s AOR classics that make up the tenuous genre of “Yacht Rock”. It’s a dubious category and walks a fine line. Despite the awesome view and sunsets Christmas parties were not better for the playing of this:
Arguably, no other item of clothing marries the relationship between the fashion world and the music industry quite like the signature black leather motorcycle jacket. From The Ramones to Patti Smith there are few who haven’t donned the uniform of vintage leather, each with its own distinct character. Each jacket stands the test of time, they remain as memories of their owner’s career from humble beginnings in supporting slots to headlining acts as the leather motorcycle jacket reflects the music of each generation.
Checkout this fun mash up between The Bee Gees Stayin’ Alive video from the 70’s and Metronomy’s The Bay from THE electronic album of 2011 - The English Riviera
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Metronomy recently put their atmospheric electronic stamp on Lady Gaga’s You and I.
Joseph Mount from Metronomy on the art of remixing - “(b)asically, I only like remixers that really care about what they’re doing. I can honestly say that I have got really involved in all of my remixes. If I’ve not got anywhere with one I will tell whoever it is that I’m giving up. That doesn’t happen that often.”