www.jaredtunes.com song of
the week podcast is proud to present this week’s artist: SkyFix.
The track I have selected is entitled
Birds Are Swaying, Trees are Singing. What first caught my
eye about this track was the ironic title - I’m always a sucker for
things like that, but I really got hooked when I gave it my first
listen. The track starts off slowly with some forlorn sounding
cello and gradually builds up by including some off-beat electronic
bleeps and bloops. Anyone who has listened to my first album knows
how fond I am of electronic bleeps and bloops. And how cool is it
to mix electronic sounds with a classical instrument like a cello?
I’ll just go ahead and tell you, it’s very cool. It doesn’t stop
there, the track continues to get more and more interesting with
some weird and sinister sounding samples of people’s voices saying
something about a bicycle. I don’t know what the bicycle reference
is about - but I know if it’s in this song, that’s a bicycle I want
to ride. This is a very nice track, and is also a nice prelude to
some more intriguing music on the same release.
This track, and the others on this
release, are released under the netlabel Ember Music. Do
yourself a favor and visit their website
www.embermusic.com and check out not only
SkyFix, but the many great artists and music available from the
label. I was introduced to Ember Music by a friend I made on
Twitter named Kurt Lorenz. SkyFix is an artist named Ewoud
Beaufays from Belgium. He got the name SkyFix from a song by
the band 65 Days of Static called “Fix The Sky A Little” - which is
a band that I happened to see perform live when they opened for The
Cure at Red Rocks. Ewoud has been making music since he was 7
years old, and obviously knows his way around spinning a catchy
Ok, so go on
now, and just find out for yourself how it is that the birds are
swaying while it’s the trees that are singing….