Longtime DJ Steven Cantor, of the cloudcast "Beats and Pieces in the Cloud," tells Here & Now's Robin Young that all three bands are are made up of accomplished musicians who use a minimum of studio trickery to produce their sound and put their spin on popular music.
"It's people really playing...and that energy comes through and gives it a freshness as well," he said.
Steven Cantor's Picks
- Justin Bieber, Christopher "Tricky" Stewart, Terius "The Dream" Nash, Christopher Bridges, Christina Millian "Baby" performed by Justin Bieber, Louis Cole and Genevieve Artadi, and Dirty Loops.
- Louis Cole and Genevieve Artadi "I Remember"
- Mister Barrington "Mister Barrington's Daydream"
- Lady Gaga, Akon, Red One "Just Dance" performed by Dirty Loops
- Adele and Paul Epworth "Rolling in the Deep" performed by Dirty Loops.
- Steven Cantor, creator and producer of "Beats & Pieces in the Cloud"
This segment aired on May 29, 2012.