Electronic artist Manatee Commune revisits childhood memories on ‘Famous’. It energetic, contemplative and well-produced. Perfectly selected percussion samples are paired with field-recordings, analog instrumentation and silky melodies. Cassandra Violet’s stunning vocal complements the bouncy production, musing on themes of nostalgia, fantasy and success.
“I wanted to capture that feeling every kid has when they are alone, rocking out to their favorite song, fantasizing about becoming rockstars or celebrities. To illustrate that titillating feeling when not only have you made it to the top but are also envied by every person you’ve known since childhood. And how that ‘feeling’ is misunderstood and really pans out if/when you actually achieve (any modicum) of success.” – Manatee Commune