Have you been rejecting Iggy Azalea's complete pop radio takeover this summer? I tend to view Ms. Iggy from a Questlove state of mind, so I'm not too bothered by the pervasiveness of "Fancy" and "Problem." But I really haven't been snared by any of the so-called Songs of The Summer — sorry, Pharrell, get out of here forever, "Rude" — yet. Well, until this morning. That's when Clint Breeze (Indy's Carrington Clinton) released Evolve, 16 tracks of breezy, low-key-but-danceable jams that make me want to roll down my windows and cruise, and not in the Florida Georgia Line way. I've listened through twice so far; so far "Lady," "Homies" and "Twenty Two" have grabbed me the most.
Davu is the type of beginning that at least leaves you wanting to hear more, because it grants us an intriguing peek at a talented artist. However, it lives up to its namesake in a very literal way: the thin EP is indeed just a beginning, however promising.
" 'Pink Triangle' was my introduction to Pinkerton. If you don't know, this song's about Rivers' girlfriend turning out to be a lesbian. Call it foreshadowing, but my high school girlfriend who put this song on a mix CD for me left me two years later for a woman. "