Big Gigantic Premieres 'The Little Things' Feat. Angela McCluskey: Exclusive
"The Little Things," Big Gigantic's first original release in more than a year, can thank internet radio for its existence.
The Colo. outfit's saxophonist/producer Dominic Lalli recalls being instantly arrested by featured singer Angela McCluskey's voice when a Telepopmusik song popped up on his Pandora station.
“The second I heard Angela's voice I knew her soulful, smoky sound would fit absolutely perfect with the vibe of the song," he explains. "A bit of that 60's flavor mashed up with our current generation."
However, the song didn't take shape until a couple years after Lalli initially reached out about collaborating after he discovered the vocals they'd previously worked on fit a new song in the works.
"We had played with some tracks a few years ago and then nothing really came out of it," says McCluskey. "Then Dom went back recently listened again and built around a vocal he liked and voila! I especially like my laid back soul sound haha. I don't know what mood I was in that day but wish I could bottle it. All sounds effortless and meant to be."
Listen to the full premiere exclusively on Billboard Dance below:
The track is available as a free download on Big Gigantic's website, where tickets to their spring tour can also be purchased.
Big Gigantic Tour Dates:
3/5 Okeechobee, FL Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival
3/11 New York, NY Terminal 5
(with Hermitude, Louis The Child & Callie Reiff supporting)
3/12 New York, NY Terminal 5
(with Mija & Unlike Pluto supporting)
3/16 South Padre Island, TX Ultimate Music Experience
3/25 Aspen, CO HI-FI Free Concert Series
3/26 Aspen, CO Belly Up Aspen
(with Dreamers Delight)
^3/29 Urbana, IL Canopy Club
^3/30 Lincoln, NE Bourbon Theater
~3/31 Minneapolis, MN Skyway Theatre
~4/1 Milwaukee, WI Eagles Ballroom
~4/2 Kansas City, MO Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
~4/3 Fayetteville, AR George’s Majestic Lounge
^4/5 Raleigh, NC Lincoln Theatre
^4/6 Charleston, SC Music Farm
^4/7 Charlotte, NC The Fillmore
+*4/8 Washington, DC Echostage
*4/9 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
*4/10 Burlington, VT Higher Ground
^4/12 Morgantown, WV Mainstage
^4/13 Charlottesville, WV Jefferson Theater
^4/14 Richmond, VA The National
4/15 Athens, OH #Fest Pre Party
#*4/16 Detroit, MI Masonic Temple
(with special guest Marshmello)
520-22 Atlanta, GA Shaky Beats Festival
525-30 Bradley, CA Lightning In A Bottle
7/15-17 Louisville, KY Forecastle Festival
9/1-5 Stroud, OK Backwoods Festival
^Louis Futon supporting
*Louis The Child supporting
~MELW and Louis The Child supporting