For those of you who haven't noticed it over there ->> on the Music Forum, DiS has begun a daily feature aimed to highlight a song a day.
It's a really simple concept, each day a song is selected, written about and (if available) added to DiS' Song of the Day Spotify playlist. You can then respond to the song with a score or witty remark or whatever you like. This only started the first week of this year, which focussed on albums we're excited about due in 2010 and the second week had a loose theme of females whose voices make me shiver.
If you missed any of the tracks posted in the first fortnight, here's a digestible reminder...
1) THESE NEW PURITANS 'We Want War'
"...a sewer of brass and into a rabbit warren of beats." ...more
2) YEASAYER 'Ambling Alp'
"...like, self-help in some back room with Purple Rain gone neon." ...more
3) BEACH HOUSE 'Norway'
"huh-hur-huh ay-'ey ..soaring strings bend in twilight." ...more
4) FRIGHTENED RABBIT 'Swim Until You Can't See Land'
"...the vitamin D factor... sun'n'whisky-sour-kissed bliss." ...more
5) M83 'Don't Save Us From The Flames'
"...is a song I could happily crawl inside and die." ...more
6) THE SUNDAYS 'Can't Be Sure'
"Harriet Wheeler's gorgeous vocal combine with sparse, hazy-sunshine melodies." ...more
7) LIFE WITHOUT BUILDINGS 'PS Exclusive'
"...glimpses of conversations between inner monologues...genius!" ...more
8) BON IVER & ST. VINCENT 'Roslyn'
"one of the most intoxicating songs of 2009." ...more
9) EMILY HAINES 'Reading in Bed'
"candle-lit ode to late nights.. light-years from synth-soaked p.a.r.t.y?-politics of Metric." ...more
10) LYKKE LI 'Complaint Department'
"...drizzly-disco pop... like a scandi Bat for Lashes swinging from Madonna's chandelier." ...more
And just posted today for you to read about and rate...
11) UFFIE 'MCs Can Kiss'
"petulant and contrary, this song hugs the haters!" ...more