The classiest cat jazz has ever known.
These guys define themselves as daytime disco, though their suave songs sound even better at night. Their first album, Pacific Standard Time, would make a great soundtrack for a loungey afterparty at your pad. This is the music that people who are ‘too cool to dance’ get down to.
“This is rock and roll.”
Erlend Øye is the geek spectacled half of Norway’s Kings of Convenience, a two-man outfit that utilizes acoustic guitars, wistful vocals, and the softer side of computer music to make hipster pop ballads. His solo stuff is more thumping electronica but maintains a similar vibe.