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GTA's 10 Songs That Influenced New Album 'Good Times Ahead'


Ryan Middleton of Music Times discusses DJ duo GTA's brand new album Good Times Ahead and the tunes helped to influence the albums personality.

Note: This article originally appeared on Music Times on October 6, 2016

This article originally appeared on Music Times

Miami based production and DJ duo GTA are gearing up to release their debut, somewhat self-titled, albumGood Times Ahead tomorrow, Oct. 7.

The LP has featured from the likes of Tinashe, Vince Staples, What So Not and Tunji Ige. Albums take time and can be influenced by many different types of artists and styles. We asked GTA to pick out 10 songs that influenced them on their journey to Good Times Ahead and they picked out tracks from the likes of Glass Animals, Rufus, M83, Isley Brothers and more.

Read on to see all 10 songs and their reasoning behind each track. Pre-order Good Times Ahead on iTunes before it drops tomorrow, Oct. 7.

1. Glass Animals - Gooey

This song is so nice to listen to! No matter who we've shown it to, there is just good vibes all around. This band really inspired us to focus on making every song on our album strong enough to stand on its own.

2. Rufus - Innerbloom (What So Not Remix)

This song is the perfect amount of vibes and turn up! It's so good.

3. Vince Staples - Norf Norf

This is the first track that we heard from Vince Staples that just made us go nuts!! Been loving everything he's been putting out since, especially this new one he did, "Lil Bit Of This" ;]


Read the full story by Ryan Middleton at Music Times

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