In early June, Andy Allo set the tone for a very UnFresh Summer with Down2Roll (HonestNotes Remix), the first of three monthly remixes of joints off the L.A.-based singer’s ‘09 debut album. For the second installment in the trilogy, HonestNotes puts his own spin on Sometimes, a joint describing the less-than-beautiful beginnings of a picture-perfect love affair (“Silently walked by, and I had to intro / ‘Cause he had toilet paper stuck to the bottom of his shoe.”). Whereas its predecessor was fueled by a funky, driving ‘80s-dance groove, this revamp finds Honestnotes foregoing club rhythms in favor of something gentler; resonant keyboard chords and airy electronic effects intermingle over a steady bass pulse, forming an appealingly breezy backdrop for Allo’s down-to-Earth verses and chorus. Feeling it? Then be sure to check back with us at the top of August for the thrilling conclusion of UnFresh Summer.
Written by richard on 07/5/13
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