Monday, 2 March 2015

Listen: Polar Bear - Don't let the feeling go



These sax lines, anchored to heavy bass and a firm rhythmic roll, are at times characters, and others devices - grittier versions of the tension you might expect from familiar rising cut-offs on a synth. This is the sound of rising cut-offs on a stoned trucker, all the while shouting slow-carnival dub-jazz in your ear. It's a lot of fun, with a nice hook and a very sweet ending. Just let it roll...