Alan from State has been telling me to check out Tanlines lately and I’m glad I finally did.
The tune that got me was ‘Real Life’ – an African/samba-influenced jam with heavy percussion and reverberating bass. They are on my list for SXSW for sure.
I bought their EP, Settings from eMusic. They’ve also got a couple of sweet remixes floating about one by Memory Tapes and another of them remixing Solid Gold. Both are below. Jim Carroll’s also on the Tanlines buzz.
This tune is from their split 7″ with SALEM for The Fader: