Apparently, Kanye and HALO have become standard fare amongst the grammar school set. For many parents, this forces a musical Sophie’s choice: either let your young kids loose into a lyrical free-for-all, or censor them into corner of musical lameness.
Fortunately, this choice is unnecessary. Just in time for my sister-in-law’s long car trip with her family, here’s a mini-mix tape that proves that cultural currency needn’t come with an R rating.
Yo. Wrist is put back together but still crazy hurts when I type, so I’ll stick to a quick highlight of three great new songs that I’m feeling and think you might too: one from a new genre, one a new cover of an old favorite, and a new alt-ish country crooner.
For the adventurous among you, a new *genre* has popped up recently: Moombahton. It’s Dutch house music screwed down to sound like Reggaeton’s interesting little brother. Check a bit here and below.