Monthly Archives: August 2011

Blood

This song is awesome. It has been kicking around on my ‘Driving’ playlist for a while but without getting any serious love and I feel like its time we had the talk, where I tell The Middle East that I … Continue reading

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BBC Essentials

Jamie XX once again shows the world just how incredibly talented he is and how I will never be a DJ of his caliber when I grow up. Here is his mix for BBC1’s Essential Mix in all its two … Continue reading

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Fall Creek Boys Choir

The Laid Back slightly recovered Hipster Dream of a Bon Iver/James Blake Collaboration is here. We now live in a post-dubstep-breakup-and-write-music-in-a-remote-cabin world.

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Last Friday Night

I have a not-so-secret soft spot for Katy Perry’s monster hits. But it might be eclipsed by the badassness of the Vaccines cover of ‘Last Friday Night’ they did for BBC1. Enjoy!    

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Holocene

Want to go to there now.

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Wild Window

Fool’s Gold second album comes out tomorrow! Here is their happy new single that proves all the cool kids wear sunglasses inside.

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Our Deal

Donald Glover, Chloe Moretz, Ali Shawkat, Miranda Cosgrove, and Tyler Posey in a video directed by Drew Barrymore? Or specifically a gang made out of Childish Gambino, the awesome girl from Kickass, Maeby Funke, a Disney tween star, and MTV’s … Continue reading

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Palomino

Mates of State is another one of those bands that hits all the best traits  of a singing duo with upbeat catchy tunes. Their new album comes out September 13, and if Palomino is any indication, it’s going to be … Continue reading

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Alligator

Teagan and Sarah are like brussels sprouts to me. I really genuinely want to be a grown up and be into them, but I’m not a huge fan of the girl-centricness sound. But, keeping with my brussels sprout metaphor

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Keep You

This one is from Drew. It is a fantastical song and he needs to get all the credit. I may or may not have had it on a loop for the past four days. Elizabeth Masters sounds like she would … Continue reading

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