What is modern swing? Well, it is not your grandparents swing! This playlists features swing and jazz revivalists, such as The Squirrel Nut Zippers, The Speakeasy Three, and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, as well as electro swing artists, such as Caravan Palace, Parov Stelar, Swing Republic. And so much more!
I put so much emphasis on lyrics, that today I want to focus on instrumentals. Sometimes we need to forget about words – and just let our brains absorb the music – let the meaning of the music really hit our soul. Feel the rhythm, the guitars, dulcimers, drums, bass, keyboards, and whatever other instrument might find its way into any given instrumental. Don’t worry – despite this article’s image, there will be no alpine horns. Though if I had found a decent example – I might have included a song with said horns. What do I mean by instrumentals? Do I mean classical music? Well – not really. Sure,…