Favorite songs ever #1

Apparently I’m too busy to post regular updates to this site, so why not kick a new section into life? Here’s the first in a continuous series of my favorite songs ever.

Lower Dens – Brains

From 2012’s album “Nootropics” (get it here).

Lower Dens played at Crossing Border a few years back, which drew my attention to this song – instantly hypnotizing me. It’s a song that triumphs in some kind of austerity, stripped clean of unnecessary ornaments, continuing on and on with its nervous, almost Kraftwerk-like rhythm. But the way the whole song suddenly swirls back upon itself at 3’36” is just goddamn gorgeous.