Monthly Archives: March 2011

Puzzle Pieces

I actively decided not to attend SXSW this year but watching the twitterverse and assorted co-workers having fun at hipster sumer camp is causing a little music envy. Some of the groups worth checking out have only a few very catchy songs, … Continue reading

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Mirror and Ego

What’s not to love? A pretty fantastical collaboration between Four Tet, Burial, and Radiohead’s omnivorous frontman Thom Yorke has created two tracks that manage to merge their styles seamlessly. Added bonus: for those sleeping under a rock, the phenomena of … Continue reading

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Justice isn’t releasing their new track for another month, but it is featured on the new Adidas campaign. I dig the global view the brand is taking, especially if it means we see Katy Perry dancing to Justice. Check out … Continue reading

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When Drake put the Weeknd on his blog, I bookmarked it as something interesting to check out eventually and Jimmy from Degrassi has come through once again with his stellar taste in music. From Toronto Canada, the Weeknd appears to … Continue reading

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Psychic Chasms

After a more intense then anticipated weekend, I’m back to listening to the soothing sounds of Neon Indian and all their chillwave glory. While Anoraak did this awesome remix sometime last year as part of a reissue of the Neon … Continue reading

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Go Megatron!

This is prrrrrretty awesome!  I didn’t realize I was this late to the Your Favorite Martin club, but no matter.  This guy has been pushing out some pretty interesting songs, with accompanying animation, for the past month or so.  While he’s … Continue reading

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I’ll Take Care of U

Jamie XX has spent the time away from his band well. His collaboration/remix with Gil Scott-Heron called ‘I’m New Here’ is in contention for my favorite album of 2011 thus far, and the video serves as a great contrast as … Continue reading

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Top Rated

Oh the Swedish. My love of all music from the land of Ikea is well documented and my pop sensibilities have been much obsessed with Icona Pop as of late. Their first track ‘Manners’ has an intensely catchy chorus built … Continue reading

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Appropriately Named Song

    This song is certifiably badass, and it takes me back to about a year ago, when I up and quit my job – honestly for no real reason other than I was sick of the internal politics.  I … Continue reading

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Wet Hair

Do you ever hear a new song and discover you are singing along halfway through? I recently did this with ‘Wet Hair’, a track I loved many years ago that Teen Daze has covered from Japandoids. How they managed to … Continue reading

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