It’s 2015 and indie acts going electro are a dime a dozen – but every once in a while an act stands above the rest. Leisure Cruise is an example of someone who shoots sky high and lands on the freak’n moon.
Check out their single “Double Digit Love” and tell me you aren’t actively tapping your feet while it plays:
I’ll let you pick your jaw up off the floor real quick.
Made up of Dave Hodge—the veteran Canada-born musician (Broken Social Scene & Bran Van 3000..who has also performed with Macy Gray, Feist, Brazilian Girls, and Basement Jaxx), arranger (Janet Jackson/Neptunes, Carly Simon), and singer and songwriter Leah Siegel (a fixture on the New York scene known for her solo project Firehorse and for singing with The Citizens Band), Leisure Cruise is on fire right now.
This Spring is gonna get real queer when two of the most gender-defying performers in the hip hop world take the stage at Strange Matter. Mykki Blanco and Cakes Da Killa have helped define the queer hip-hop sound and message and there set to turn ones of RVA’s dirtiest venue into a big’ol gross dance [...]