This Week’s Best Songs: ScHoolboy Q, Mac DeMarco, Holly Herndon and more…

...like The Soft Moon and Have A Nice Life.

- Jan 24, 2014

Webster's Dictionary defines Friday as...the time to listen to this week's best songs, on Chart Attack dot com!

Have A Nice Life, “Burial Society”

“'Burial Society' seems to emanate from some massive sinkhole. It's heavy with the distress of death metal but its punishment is more gradual, a monolith of degenerative effects approaching from a great distance.”

ScHoolboy Q, “Break THe Bank”

“Money is the song's focus, but in his pursuit Q addresses the crucial ways it helps him live, like escaping his drug dealing past and providing for his daughter. Yes, drugs and clothes are addressed, but it's a part of the exposure to the many dimensions of Q. This grit sands over the chilly, groovy beat, and makes it an underdog theme you can blast down the highway.”

Mac DeMarco, “Passing Out Pieces”

“The charm is there and the sound has progressed, and that could be due to this new exhaustion. To fight what's draining him, he's retreating to music, and treating his indie rock crown like a Burger King knock-off.”

The Soft Moon, “Feel”

THE SOFT MOON - Feel (Official Audio)

“What could easily be mistaken for impatient whinings of a fourteen year old with an official The Crow journal is elevated by the surrounding sonic black mass, and into the lofty place existential despair can still occupy, despite its current state of mass-production.”

Holly Herndon, “Chorus”

Holly Herndon - Chorus [Official Video]

“Just when the memory of Oneohtrix Point Never and Jon Rafman's “Still Life (Betamale)” was beginning to recede, there's another unsettling vision of Internet life.”

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