Peggy Gou

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always going to be a difficult follow-up, i like it though! all about the contrast between the stunted, almost early disco-sounding piano riff and the dreamy little sections after the vocal part when it gets a bit more expansive

kolarov spring (NickB), Saturday, 23 March 2019 07:03 (one year ago) link

two weeks pass...

Who's your favourite member of Wu-Tang? Mine's Rapper Peggy Gou pic.twitter.com/tKMTCNzwZ3

— Sean Griffiths (@SeanMixmag) April 11, 2019

groovypanda, Friday, 12 April 2019 14:06 (eleven months ago) link

Peggy is the cover star of ES magazine (the London Evening Standard* weekly mag) this week.

*free newspaper, currently edited by former Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne. Basically dedicated now to trolling Theresa May but has some decent-ish arts coverage too

Jeff W, Friday, 12 April 2019 14:46 (eleven months ago) link

three weeks pass...

stoked

https://www.residentadvisor.net/news/43704

the late great, Friday, 3 May 2019 00:25 (ten months ago) link

also i bought the rekids single on the strength of the galcher remix but the A2 turned out to be a sleeper ... er, at least, i slept on it!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8Ydt6dUjws

the late great, Friday, 3 May 2019 00:26 (ten months ago) link

Buddy Guy
Peggy Gou

at the top of the thread list looks neat.

clemenza, Friday, 3 May 2019 00:39 (ten months ago) link

Thought the same thing

Theory of Every Zing (James Redd and the Blecchs), Friday, 3 May 2019 00:41 (ten months ago) link

aha yeah just put it on thread connections!!

the late great, Friday, 3 May 2019 00:41 (ten months ago) link

+1

maffew12, Friday, 3 May 2019 01:01 (ten months ago) link

I absolutely LOVE that DJ Kicks artwork

boxedjoy, Friday, 3 May 2019 21:45 (ten months ago) link

omg yeah

cheese canopy (map), Friday, 3 May 2019 21:54 (ten months ago) link

squiggly acid melodies under piano chords are my kink

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_wwmmo6UGY

Papa Triste (Thee Macallan 18 Year), Wednesday, 8 May 2019 01:43 (ten months ago) link

six months pass...

I'm putting together my 2018 mix and still don't get It Makes You Forget (Itgehane) - it just sounds vaguely pleasant but inconsequential.

Can anyone give me a way in here? What is it that people love about this track so much?

mfktz (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Thursday, 28 November 2019 10:40 (four months ago) link

I also liked-liked not loved-loved the track until I finally heard it out, there’s something very... comforting and vibesy about it on the dancefloor, and the evident abundant happiness it provokes in people. It’s that as much as anything else that makes it classic.

Other tracks which had a similar dynamic for me are Kyla’s “Do You Mind” and Todd Terje’s “Inspector Norse”, both of which I thought were great on first contact but never imagined they would be massive anthems that were also personally important to me - but the latter personal important ultimately was routed through their status as anthems.

Tim F, Thursday, 28 November 2019 11:01 (four months ago) link

I also liked-liked not loved-loved the track until I finally heard it out, there’s something very... comforting and vibesy about it on the dancefloor, and the evident abundant happiness it provokes in people. It’s that as much as anything else that makes it classic.

Other tracks which had a similar dynamic for me are Kyla’s “Do You Mind” and Todd Terje’s “Inspector Norse”, both of which I thought were great on first contact but never imagined they would be massive anthems that were also personally important to me - but the latter personal important ultimately was routed through their status as anthems.

Tim F, Thursday, 28 November 2019 11:01 (four months ago) link

Sorry for the double post

Tim F, Thursday, 28 November 2019 11:02 (four months ago) link

Itgehane felt like an instant classic the moment I heard it. There’s a certain timelessness about it - like it’s so familiar and reminiscent of a million other songs yet evidently it’s own thing. And yes, it kills on the dancefloor every time.

Roz, Thursday, 28 November 2019 16:21 (four months ago) link

It’s a deceptively polished track. I don’t really know what to say about it other than I think it’s gorgeous and I love it.

ingredience (map), Thursday, 28 November 2019 20:28 (four months ago) link

I see it compared to Inspector Norse a lot, but they are so so very different beasts. That song is massive, anthemic and cathartic, evoking emotions of sheer exuberance. It has a climax. Itgehane is cozy and comforting (literally making you forget your worries); it flows and weaves perfectly fluidly until its done. I think it's a solid club track, but I also don't quite get the cult around it.

octobeard, Friday, 29 November 2019 19:23 (four months ago) link

Itgehane is alright but I the 'chorus' melody is just close enough to the middle 8 of 'Sowing the Seeds of Love' to get the latter tune stuck in my head after a few minutes. My problem and not the tune's though!

help yourself to another slice of apple ... crumble (Willl), Friday, 29 November 2019 19:31 (four months ago) link

Your problem is listening to too much Tears for Fears. There's nothing remarkable to me about Itgehane other than the lovely timbre of her voice, I prefer Starry Night. Inspector Norse really pops in a way Itgehane doesn't. I don't get that comparison at all.

viborg, Saturday, 30 November 2019 22:54 (three months ago) link

Peggy gou as a producer is a little bit overrated imo

Musaique, Sunday, 1 December 2019 12:14 (three months ago) link

I like this and Inspector Norse. Both huge anthems that struck me as immediately appealing altho in different ways

ILX’s bad boy (D-40), Monday, 2 December 2019 05:03 (three months ago) link

two months pass...

New collab with Maurice Fulton

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnsVDzZLazs

self-clowning oven (Murgatroid), Thursday, 13 February 2020 18:10 (one month ago) link

did she apologise for taking that cheque from saudi arabia yet

monotony, Thursday, 13 February 2020 22:31 (one month ago) link


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