Ginger Root – “Le Chateau”

By Will Oliver, August 22nd 2020

Ginger Root is the project of 24-year-old, Orange County-based artist Cameron Lew. We have shared some of his earlier work and today return with his brand new single “Le Chateau,” taken from his upcoming album Rikki, which will be released on October 21st via Acrophase Records.

The track channels classic song inspired by 60s French music that he gives a reworking with his lo-fi chill charm that gives a retro sound a smooth bit modern flavor.

He self-directed the music video for the track which you can find posted below, along with a quote from Lew about the influences of the track.

“I had a mild obsession with ’60s French music at the time I wrote “Le Chateau”. I wanted to try and write a song about a theoretical place you could go to help you escape from your problems, presented in a way that hopefully shares how I felt listening to France Gall, Jaqueline Taieb, and Serge Gainsbourg for the first time.”

Enjoy a listen to “Le Chateau” via the music video below.

Photo by Shervin Lainez

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Ron Gallo – “Easter Island”

By Will Oliver, August 17th 2020

Ron Gallo will soon return with his new album PEACEMEAL, which sees the artist take his sound to a new direction.

“Easter Island” sees him play with some chill bedroom pop vibes and even a slight hint at playful hip hop influences, that emulate artists like Mac DeMarco, offering us a whole new perspective on Gallo as an artist.

Find a bit of a description about the new track below, along with the official music video that he released for the track.
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