Thursday, 18 December 2008

who took the pill?

just a couple of songs I'm quite fond of at the moment.
some classics, some that should be and some that I just threw in.
If you disagree, well... I pretty much don't care.

MP3: Buraka Som Sistema - Kalemba (YSI)
MP3: Clor - Making You All Mine (YSI)
MP3: The Dark Romantics - The Perfect Place (YSI)
MP3: Ghostland Observatory - Piano Man (YSI)
MP3: The Hush Sound - Break The Sky (YSI)
MP3: Rotary Ten - These Men Are Made Of Rust (YSI)
MP3: Muse - Shine (YSI)
MP3: Cold War Kids - Tell Me In the Morning (YSI)
MP3: The (International) Noise Conspiracy - Boredom of Safety (YSI)
MP3: Bonaparte - Who Took The Pill (YSI)
MP3: Morrissey - Let Me Kiss You (YSI)
MP3: Whitey - Wrap It Up (YSI)
MP3: Bob Dylan - Lay Lady Lay (YSI)
MP3: Devo - Snowball (YSI)

get all of these @ amazon
also thought of Dandi Wind, Wild Beasts, Mystery Jets, Deerhoof, Roxy Music, Sparks ... next time.
take care

Thursday, 27 November 2008

how soon is now

so, I'm sorry

as I always am, for not posting that long. But now I don't really have any excuses anymore, my internet is working perfectly AND I've got loads of music for you.
So, anyway, I thought for not posting for a whole month(or longer, I'm not quite sure), you'll be rewarded with no less than three mixes!! Three! It's a nice selection of what has been sent to me during the last... well, since I last blogged. I've compiled two electro mixes and one for everything else(indie, rock and so on) You might already know some of them, since they've been lying around in my library for quite a while, nevertheless every single one of them is awesome. I wouldn't give them to you, if they weren't, pfsh.
I've only zipped them, because I'm not going to upload 30 songs one by one. I won't get any readers redirected from The Hype Machine, that's still a pity.
Whatever, have fun:

 Electro-mix n° 1

Bonde do Rolê - Geremia (Chewy Chocolate Cookies "BastaPasta" Rmx)
Kid Sister - Pro Nails (Rusko Remix) 
Munk - Down in LA (Shazam Remix)
Cut Copy - Far Away (ddpesh Remix) 
Kid Cudi - Day 'N' Nite (Jori Hulkkonen Remix) 
Thriller (De Freitas Edit) 
The Pragmatic - Circles (Harley Schoolkid Remix) 
Trash Yourself - Forget It 
The Hours - See The Light (Calvin Harris Remix) 
Katy Perry - Hot N Cold ( The American Dream Team Remix) 
Database ft. Bonde do Role - Miami (Baile Funk Mix)

 Electro mix n°2

Golden Bug - Looklooklook (In Flagranti Remix) 
Amy Merideth - Running (hipless couples rmx) 
Trackademicks - Enjoy What You Do (Shadow Dancer Remix)
The Bloody Beetroots - Rombo (Alex Darkly remix) 
Monosurround vs A-ux - Cocked,Locked,Ready to Rock Remix 
Adrian Lux - Strawberry (Kocky & Trash remix) 
Valerna - Human Meat (David Banner Edit) 
The American Dream Team - Money (VIP Remix) (feat. Whiskey Pete & Andre Parnel)
The BPA - Seattle (Crazy P Remix) 
Alaska in Winter - Berlin 
La Mode - Rays

Aaron Beaumont - Julia 
Barefoot Confessor - Camden Road 
Gladshot - Straight from the Fridge 
The Good Graces - Disassembled  
Hot Club De Paris - My Little Haunting 
Jay Jay Pistolet - Oh Caroline 
Kiki Pau - Bobby Marley 
Lexicon & Layton - Self Destruction 
Miracles of Modern Science - MR2 
Red Light Company - Scheme Eugene (James Yuill remix) 
Robin Grey - I Love Leonard Cohen 
The Smiths - How Soon is Now (David Starfire Remix) 
Solid Gold - Get Over It 

links on the sidebar, as usual
take care
 ---> The Trash Yourself track is over the top awesome!

no, wait!
Did I tell you, I LOVE this song:

Four Tet's just a classic...

now, bed

Saturday, 1 November 2008


as you may have noticed, blogger keeps deleting my posts.
I mean, What the f'?
This DMCA somehow has found my blog and now keeps digging.
I mean, seriously, it's not like I'm uploading whole albums, you know.
So, I've downed most of the mp3's preventing the loss of more painstakingly(kinda) constructed post.
Well, I'll come up with an idea as you how to keep my posts and you still get to listen to the music- an then I'll be back.
That probably also depends on when I can get my internet to work. Right now I'm stealing that from my neighbour who is stupid enough not to put a lock on his wireless
alrighty, have to work, then on Monday Late Of The Pier concert.Yes!
take care

Saturday, 23 August 2008


MP3:The Cribs - Things You Should Be Knowing

Just some thoughts...

First: Of Montreal's newest Skeletal Lamping will be out on October 7th via PolyVinyl. Even though Id Engager was a bit of a "letdown" (of Montreal-wise), I'm inclined to look forward to Skeletal Lamping because of this:
MP3: Of Montreal - St.Exquisite's Confessions

Second: Finally managed to listen to Intimacy, earlier than I thought of myself. First impressions aren't as horrible as expected - One Month Off is actually quite amazing.
MP3: Bloc Party - One Month Off

Third: A new Oizo EP is coming towards us, says LA Friendly. I'll keep you posted. New track Bruce Willis Is Dead is crazy. I hate Bruce Willis.
MP3: Mr. Oizo - Bruce Willis Is Dead)

Fourth: The Tocadisco remix on The Ting Tings' latest single Shut Up And Let Me Go is even better than the original. I think. And I'm right.
MP3: The Ting Tings - Shut Up And Let Me Go (Tocadisco Remix)

Fifth: Haven't posted a SMD track in a while. Can't get over the fact, that I've almost seen them  live two weeks ago. By the way, Cliktrak is awesome.
MP3: Simian Mobile Disco - Cliktrak

Last: Pale Blue Eyes is my all time favourite Velvet Underground song.
Why? Because:
MP3: The Velvet Underground - Pale Blue Eyes

now, off to work again.
take care

Tuesday, 5 August 2008

get on it

A while ago, I've told you, that The Indie Dancefloor should open its musical boundaries and be more receptive for styles other than just indie or electro. Fact, Stereo MC's released their sixth studio album Double Bubble a couple of weeks ago and as you might know, really good British hip hop is rare. For those who might not know them, Stereo Mc's started in 1989 and have since evolved as one of the most important hip hop combo the UK has to offer. Success has still only kicked in after the single Elevate My Mind and followed by their third record Connected. They've since connected non-aggressive hip hop with dance, beats, pop, soul and funk elements and it is possibly to say that wouldn't it have been for them, hip hop artists like The Streets,Dizzee RascalPlan B oder Lethal Bizzle wouldn't have stand a chance against the dominant American rap culture. Unfortunately I don't own any former Stereo Mc's albums(yet), so I can't judge the development of Double Bubble, nor can I compare it to its predecessors. Still, as already mentioned, it contains a large dose of hip hop mixed with dance beats, synths, funk, soul and reggae. Get On It especially is a powerful album opener; if you've occasionally monitored their myspace songs like Black Gold or The Here & Now might be familiar. Double Bubble lacks the ultimate kick, the power for me to call it excellent, still for a band that has been around for nearly twenty years, the charm of it doesn't wear off so easily. So, if you're intrigued, hop over to amazon and buy.
MP3:Stereo Mc's - Get On It
MP3: Stereo Mc's - Master Of My Own Mind

In other news, a new Kitsuné protegée is coming towards us. No, not a maison compilation - even though that'd be wicked cool - London's autoKratz are yet to release another EP calledDown and Out in London and Paris compiled of the finest dance and electro songs you can ask for. Word, they're signed on Kitsuné, so it just has to be awesome - which it is. It'll be out in two weeks, August 25th to be precise. Be sure to get your hands on it soon enough!
MP3: autoKratz - It's On
MP3: autoKratz - French Girls Play Guitar

Whilst waiting for Tiga's sophomore's album(of which I'm not even sure it is even in the progress of being planned) we should pay a little attention to the debut Sexor, because beside remixing SoulwaxLCD SoundsystemThe Gossip or Depeche Mode, he actually writes awesome musicReleased in February 2006, Sexor lines in with LCD Soundsystem or Felix da Housecat. It contains most of his known songs You Gonna Want Me(Far From) Home or even the amazing Talking Heads cover Burning Down The House. As habitual for electroclash, Tiga combined electro beats, synths and indie on Sexor, despite the lame description it is indeed extraodinary, kind of. So please, Tiga, I want some more, get yourself up and record another album!
from the Collector's Edition:
MP3: Tiga - Time 2 Kill

so, now to bed.
take care