Happy Friday! On this day we like to highlight a free release that a talented artist(s) put out for your costless enjoyment. While there is always music out there that people put out for free, there is always that all-too-human way of thinking; “If this is free, how good can it really be?” Well, we have done the vetting for you, and this is a download worth having. Today that download is the First Rate People’s ‘Someone Else Can Make a Work of Art.’
Warning: do not judge this EP, or the band, by the first impression of the first song, Summer Job. Yes the vocals, at first, are pop-silly. But give it a chance and its really just a fun-loving, dynamic, and side-stepping dance rock. And by the time the mood is set, and the original vocal effects drop, you’ve forgotten about that first impression. Someone Else Can Make a Work of Art is the second track, and it shows the band’s dexterity. It’s something like indie rock meets chill wave, with attractively floating vocals, and a great electro-rock breakdown at the end. Then you get Funny Games which is like some sort of indie electro R&B, it’s funky, undemanding, and a sure head-nodder. These songs are followed by a couple of intriguing and progressive remixes. These guys are all over the spectrum, but it clearly works for them, not everyone can do that.
To get your copy head over to the First Rate People’s website and click “Download”, sign up for their mailing list, and the EP is yours! But should you want to test drive it, you can listen below….
Enjoy the music. Enjoy your Friday.