“L.A. Nights” by Ayhan Sahin

The first thing that listeners will hear on L.A. Nights is an assertive, ropy bass line that plays at the bottom of the track. The taut instrumentation makes for a solid backdrop upon which Ayhan’s vocals can shine. The track defies genre conventions well, but listeners can hear odes to seventies easy-listening rock, the supersonic vocals of the Bee Gees. Sahin does well in tying together the last three decades of popular music, with hints of the 1970s, 1980s, and more current and contemporary acts. Continue reading ““L.A. Nights” by Ayhan Sahin”