Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Machine Dreams

My first introduction to Little Dragon was seeing them open for TV on the Radio at Stubb's last year. Their set was a lot of fun, so the next day I looked around to see what I could find as far as their recorded material was concerned. I wasn't overly impressed with the self-titled Little Dragon album, and then pretty much slept on the follow-up, Machine Dreams, which was released last year on Peacefrog Records. That was until I finally put it on after the new year and discovered that it was a pretty damn good album, and a lot more in line with the funky hybrid of electro-pop I heard at the live show. Here are two of the better cuts from Machine Dreams: