Once a month our staff of 17 Music lovers collaborates to create one concentrated mixtape. It holds the very best of what’s been our headphones lately, both new and old. This month’s playlist features some ghostly filters, some early 2000s R&B flips and that hard shit.
Aquilo's complex soundscape is interwoven melodies that seem to float through the air like a speck of dust in the wind hit by a ray of sunlight. Each song is a poem; the lyrics and intense vocals elevating it to a state of being. Aquilo’s music is alive.
Building up, then dropping deep. Then deeper. A shiny respite and into some increasingly erratic grime. Sharply up for sunshine melodies, into some funk, and ending on the sun-kissed shores of LA beaches with a Kendrick Lamar/Tycho fusion. From your friends over here at TEC, we present a full staff collaboration of the best sounds in our headphones this week. […]