Called “the most danceable break up record ever” by LA Weekly, Madi Diaz’s Phantom is an open-faced and undeniably honest chronicle of falling down, getting back up, and heading to the horizon. The songs expand upon Madi’s brand of sophisticated indie pop, taking on grungy, pulsating bass lines that open up to shimmering, expansive chords, punchy drum beats and unfettered vocal swagger. With her Nettwerk debut, Madi’s songs dive deeper and fly higher, providing a soundtrack for adventurous escapades on sweaty dance floors with old friends or late night introspective drives under a canopy of stars. Underneath the effervescent pop, her lyrics reveal an emotional through line. “The record tells an arcing story that begins with a sweet naive love, then things get hard, and then comes a big slap in the face,” Madi laughs. “It starts nostalgic and resolves itself in this understanding of wider truth…this exhausted, relaxed goodness and reflection.”
Acoustic songs recorded live at the KINK Bing Lounge by Alex Arrowsmith - http://kink.fm/bing-lounge/
The Other Side remix courtesy Speak (Austin, TX) - http://www.hearspeakhere.com/
NoiseTrade is a user-generated platform where fans can trade their email addresses for free music and books. All content is provided by users and does not indicate an endorsement from the Paste editorial staff. Create an artist or author account from a desktop or laptop to upload your own content and connect to new fans today.