First Impressions: The Mystery Of Sandie Black

Thursday, January 19, 2012

I love a good mystery and this one is a real corker.

Picture it...my in-box, at around oh, one in the morning. I can't sleep, the glow of the laptop screen isn't helping matters so I'm forced to occupy my insomnia by being lured into weeding through e-mails, looking for distractions. Suddenly one piece of mail catches my eye. Opening it there is a link to a Bandcamp page, a lone and mysterious link.

What is this? Is this spam? If I click on it will I get weak, stale tunage? Or will I stay in Wonderland and see how deep the rabbit hole goes? My curiosity has gotten to me and it is one in the morning so naturally I'm bored--click on the link I shall. A picture of a police car with 'Sadie Black' spray-painted on it and a doughnut shop against a dusk backdrop, greet me.  Off to the side are a few blunt descriptions: Toronto, hip-hop, alternative, soul, house, R&B, rock...and a free download of a track called "Get Free". "Okay, I will," I thought. So I press play.....

Now I'm hearing some kind of Janelle MonĂ¡e meets J*Davey meets Idle Warship wonderment, tempo-changes, guitar riffs, sharp lyrical flows, dreamy decadence...just real aural goodness that must be shared. So here I am, posting my "clues", and really no word on who or what Sandie Black is. It's a pure mystery, and one I hope to solve soon....

No comments:

Post a Comment

Before you comment remember...
1. Don't be rude!
2. Stay on topic of the post. If you don't stay on topic, either state "off-topic" or your comment will be deleted.
3. If you want to ask an off-topic question and don't see the proper post for it, please e-mail me about it.
4. Don't spam or promote your blog or service. Please e-mail me if you'd like an add to my blog list or need for me to update your blog's URL. If your blog is similar in subject to mine, you will be added to the list.
5. If you have any technical problems with the blog, please e-mail me.

When in doubt, e-mail me at jennifer@audiodivablog.com

Thank you :)