Tags:quirky pop,electronic,alternative,male vocals,drum machine,synth,steel drum,
letting go,love,140bpm,2020’s,English,Radical Face,Thom Yorke. Lyrical Storyline: Putting your heart on the line,yearning for a way beyond your past. Pitch: The most’pop’ track on the new album, sort of the beatles meets jamie XX. simple structure with a solid chorus.
As a solo artist and a member of rock and electronic collectives, Cool Ruins (Jordan Thomas) has been producing and performing music across the U.S from Boston to Orlando to Honolulu, San Diego to Seattle and in Europe since the early 2000’s.
His approach to sample-based composition, blending the techniques of producers such as Clams Casino, Modeselektor and Nigel Godrich as well as influential indie labels SubPop & Matador, has created a unique mixture of emotionally driven indie electronic music.
After 2 EP’s (Cool Ruins 2015) & (Truth=Love 2018) and tours of the U.S & U.K Cool Ruins returns with the debut LP ‘Unfeeling’
The enigmatic Seattle producer and vocalist will release the genre-fluid LP via Aurasky Music/The Orchard (Sony) in late summer 2020. The soundtrack to a new age emerges with flourishes of abstract electronics and vocals that defy classification.
Tying the wide range of dynamic electronics together are vocals with an emotional heft that is seldom heard in the digital era. Bringing to mind the likes of Moderat and Thom Yorke, these sweeping, off-kilter compositions will allow you to step outside of yourself. If only for a moment