Saturday, December 09, 2006
ARTIST / BAND: SOFTLIGHTES
SONG (MP3): HEART MADE OF SOUND
ALBUM: Heart Made Of Sound (promo)
FILE UNDER: Indie / Electronica / Folk
INFO: “Musically, we don't know what the end destination is, and I like it that way. Whatever we've created, it wasn't by accident, but it certainly wasn't on purpose. For me that makes music honest,” says Ron Fountenberry, the principle songwriter and unofficial captain of the good ship that is the Softlightes. It’s fitting that Fountenberry references bedrooms when he speaks of the Softlightes’ incandescent and joyfully experimental music—it’s there that he tinkers endlessly with a dizzying array of instruments in search of the perfect melody; a way to channel an equal appreciation for Alvie Singer, Ready Made Magazine, Ali G, Boba Fett, Playstation and Larry David… a way to be real and make someone happy through song.
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