Fitzsimon and Brogan – Big Blue World

In a dazzling explosion of colorful tones and mammoth, glowing melodies that seem to melt through the stereo speakers like some sort of magical elixir, Fitzsimon and Brogan’s new album Big Blue World is making some gigantic waves even before it hits stores this June, and it shouldn’t come as a shock to anyone who has been following the European indie underground lately. There’s been a lot of energy gathering in the new surrealist’s movement of 2018/2019, but never has it been as obvious that music will play an integral part of the revolution until now. Big Blue World, along with a couple of other albums that came out earlier in the year that at this point go without mentioning, isn’t just a hot new record; it’s a book in the gospel of a style that some of my fellow music journalists and I have been affectionately calling “post-pop” in reference to the indie pop music being produced by modern artists who have little to no interest in reinterpreting rhythm and blues yet another time. They’re far too busy expanding and evolving the depth and capabilities of the sound board and all of the new, digitalized resources that are practically endless in volume and plentifully available and at their disposal. This is pop music for the future, and if you don’t understand it, you might not be ready to experience just how wild and categorically transcendent it really is. Continue reading “Fitzsimon and Brogan – Big Blue World”