Got tipped off to an incredible record this past week by my friend Sonia. She saw them featured on LA Remezcala Today and thought I would dig their stuff.
I clicked on the link heard one track and instantly fell in love with the album. I've been living with the album all week and spent a good part of Saturday listening to it while my niece was over.
She took to it instantly. A number of the tracks are pretty danceable, so it was great to see my niece dance in place while we listened to it together.
One (or two) of the band members were originally from Detroit, before they moved to nYc where the band formed and began recording music together. I apparently missed them at SXSW a couple of weeks ago, but hope to catch them the next time they roll into town.
This is one of the best debut albums I've heard in a very long time. I can't recommend it enough.
Stand out tracks:
- Habibi – Far From Right
- Habibi – I Got The Moves
- Habibi – Detroit Baby
- Habibi – Sunsets
- Habibi – Sweetest Talk
- Habibi – Persepolis
- Habibi – Let Me In
- Habibi – Siin
- Habibi – Tomboy
Producer: Jay Heiselmann, Eric Cambell
Label: Burger Records
Recorded: Death by Audio