J*DaVeY, Dr. Dog, Andre Williams...

by PopMatters Staff

7 July 2008

 

J*DaVeY

With production ranging from the spastic, space-age drums of “Mr. Mister” to the celestial keys of “Might As Well”, The Beauty in Distortion plays with the variance and depth of a polished, full album. Throughout the 23 tracks, two constants bind the project together in a mystical fashion: the steamy vocal musings of Jack Davey and the bleeps, drums, and melodies of Brook D’Leau. Heralded as a cross between Prince and the B-52s, J*DaVeY is in fact influenced by too many genres to count. A fusion of funk, surf, soul, hip-hop, and electronic secret sauce, the J*DaVeY EPs will satiate starving fans from all ends of the musical spectrum.

Might As Well [MP3]
     

Mr. Mister [MP3]
     

Mr. Mister [Video]

Dr. Dog
(both songs from Fate releasing 22 July)
The Ark [MP3]
     

The Old Days [MP3]
     

Andre Williams
(both songs from Can You Deal with It? releasing 29 July)
Can You Deal with It? [MP3]
     

Never Had a Problem [MP3]
     

Backyard Tire Fire
The Places We Lived [MP3]
     

Hamell on Trial
When You Are Young [MP3] (from Rant & Roll releasing 8 July)
     

Menck
Hey War Pigs [MP3]
     


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