Written by Keith Pro and published on Indie Band Guru on December 22, 2019

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Many of us have tons of music inside of us but require the proper catalyst to get it all out. That could be a collection of experiences that opens up the mental flow of music and lyrics. Another push could come from meeting the right people that just seem to inspire you. For our recent discovery Binary Drift, it seems like each of these has played a major role in the creation of his newest album Pocket Tunes.

As we get to “Drifting” the tone gets a little darker and a little more adventurous. The vocals remain sweet and the melody softens the blow. This is a great example of mixing multiple styles into one complete package. The Latin rhythms come to the forefront with a funk vibe on “Love U Blind”. This is the one where the energy really starts to build and the listener will find a challenge keeping his toes from tapping and head from bopping along.

We are brought back down for a closer fell on “A Song For Vampires”. Minimalistic guitar and vocals start the track but are soon joined by wind instruments and wooden drum sounds to give us a world music flavor. “Power Inc” continues this funky energy.

When we reach the album closer “The Guilded Age” we are ready for the mellow tone that Binary Drift wants to leave us with. A truly beautiful song that draws the listener in close to experience it in their own personal way. Mauricio leaves us with this joy that is ours to keep.

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