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Creatures – [Paris From Tokyo]

In the age of the internet, there are two schools of thought in regards to getting “on.” The first, that following a popular trend before it blows up will help you gain traction. The second — and the more sustainable of the two — is that following your own path and refusing to bend will eventually click, as the internet provides more opportunity for left-of-center acts to find fans than ever before. In the case of one of my more recent discoveries — an artist named Paris From Tokyo — listeners can clearly see the impact of the latter. Ranging from the melodic, hip-hop-induced “Really Ii” to the electronic-tinted “These Blues“, Paris From Tokyo’s catalog thus far is entirely genreless, moving to the beat of its own drum without ever losing the steam of its creative ambition. As a result, there doesn’t exist an exact definition of what a Paris From Tokyo song “should”, or will, sound like, leaving ample room for random turns such as the budding talent’s latest, “Creatures.” Pivoting toward emotive, soul-soaked guitar riffs, “Creatures” balances earworm melodies with symbolic lyricism, crafting a masterful marriage of sound and songwriting that, if not anything else, shows just how …

Top 50 Chicago Projects of 2016

As we are only a few hours from entering the new year, we here at Lyrical Lemonade decided to put together a list of the best Chicago projects IN OUR OPINION! Each and every of the artists included created something special this year for the world, but especially for the city, so it’s only right that we acknowledge their efforts. I want to shine some light on our writers Lane Cowherd & Jacob Lusted really quick, they really helped me a ton on this Top 50 project, thank you guys for being dedicated & for all the assistance, I truly appreciate it! Also, I want to thank all the supporters out there. Lyrical Lemonade has grown tremendously in 2016, we have gained a few thousand followers on our Twitter in the past few months alone! So to all of our supporters, whether you just came across Lyrical Lemonade or if you have been showing love since day 1, I just want to say thank you from the bottom of my heart. I promise we have some exciting stuff in store for the fans in 2017. To Cole & the rest of our writing team, let’s keep improving & getting better every …