The Week Ahead – Today’s Top Tune 6/11 – 6/15/18

Grab a ​brand ​new ​song​ each and every weekday compliments of ​​Today’s Top Tune!​ ​We kick the week off with new work from Austin based band ​​White Denim. MBE favorite​​ Boy Pablo comes to The Echo on July 20, get prepped with “Losing You.” Kodacrome captures a sense of controlled chaos in their latest work. ​​Tunng reunite to make beautiful music together. Lastly, we launch a brand new segment every Friday, culled from recent Morning Becomes Eclectic performances, first up ​a live track and commentary from ​​​Bahamas!

​​Monday, June 11 White Denim “Magazin”

Ten years and seven LP’s in, White Denim are reminded of their mission statement back in 2008, “to make interesting new rock & roll music.” Recorded in their new Austin studio, inspired by ’50’s rock and production styles of the 80’s, White Denim roll out “Magazin.” A jam-worthy ​number​ from their late-summer release ​​Performance.

​​Tuesday, June 12 Boy Pablo “Losing You”

Boy Pablo is currently working on his new EP and finishing school. The 19-year-old songwriter and producer writes bedroom pop songs through the lens of teenage life. Check out the dark tale that lies beneath “Losing You.”
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Wednesday, June 13 Kodacrome “Slender”

Elissa LeCoque and Ryan Casey make up Kodacrome, infusing fragmented pop with a warm electronic pulse. Elissa plays piano, seeding most of the melodies and progressions, while Ryan re-imagines the work in his laboratory of analog equipment. “Slender” recalls the slinky sound of artists like Portishead or Blonde Redhead.

​​Thursday, June 14 Tunng “ABOP”

Tunng’s upcoming album (dropping in August) finds the group in​ ​its original line up. Crafting songs that bring out​ the​ best in all ​of its ​members, we’ll experience the most electronic-leaning collection of songs to date. “ABOP” brings the moog out front and center.

​​Friday, June 15 Bahamas Live On MBE “No Wrong”

Today, we launch a new Friday feature on Today’s Top Tune. Each week we’ll share an exclusive version of a song from a recently recorded ​​Morning Becomes Eclectic session featuring some of our favorite artists. The artists will shed a little insight into the song with an introduction, ​alongside​ a free download. We launch with singer songwriter Afie Jurvanen best known as Bahamas, as he tells us about “No Wrong.”

(Bahamas photo c/o Larry Hirshowitz)