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Nuclear Seasons

Charli XCX sounds like she gets brunch with Sia and Grimes and is probably dating someone from Odd Future but refuses to call him her boyfriend. This song is has the makings of being a great catchy pop song for … Continue reading

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Turn On The Lights

Oh Ryan Hemsworth. I’ve been waiting for his debut album for what feels like forever (so about two months) Luckily, he has been a really nice dude and put out a swarm of mixtapes in the intervening period which have … Continue reading

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This song was the anchor to a roadtrip playlist I made this summer and I still can’t get enough. It doesn’t hurt that Z Berg has the ‘Blondie in 2012’ look going for her with all its cool aura. But … Continue reading

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From Nowhere

Oh Hello. After almost a year of musical writing recess, an inspiring weekend with some really amazing friends has me bitten by the writing bug again.  And so like a butterfly re-emerging into the world, here is the song I’m … Continue reading

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Leaves Fall

I have a giant soft spot for Mansions on the Moon. They are like chex mix or goldfish crackers. Tasty snack food that I tend to eat way to much of due to its highly addictive properties. They have been … Continue reading

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I Belong In Your Arms

Those songs that make you crazy happy? No matter how questionably terrible your day was? This is going to be one of them. Tres gets full credit for sending me this track that I’ve quickly become obsessed with. Chairlift has … Continue reading

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Sometimes its shocking to me how once upon a time I didn’t listen to a preponderance of chillwave. Or that a hipster by association friend would have probably thrown my phone out of the window if I made him listen … Continue reading

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I’ve had this post sitting in my drafts since May. And I haven’t posted since November. Highly questionable. But a new year is upon us and onto great music even if it is no longer that new. The Joy Formidable … Continue reading

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Oh Sometimes

Avicii made a DJ appropriately goofy video for his club banger ‘Levels’. It makes me laugh. While I enjoy this, my favorite music video for a DJ still is Martin Solveig with ‘Hello’ for the glorious nerd factor and playing … Continue reading

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Some songs are instantly appealing for their dramatic resonance. Awolnation’s ‘Sail’ is definitely one of those songs and has been used in multiple ski movies already, however this one might be my favorite: Hipster french kids breakdancing? SOLD. Speaking of doing awesome things set … Continue reading

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