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Electropop

Kyle Andrews: Random "Sushi"

I thoroughly enjoy how random finding music can be.  Here are the steps I took to find this gem: In the process of cleaning out text messages Found a friend recommended a song by Laura Marling (Thanks Russ) Searched Laura Marling on the Hype Machine Found a Mystery Jets track featuring Laura Marling Downloaded from […]

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Electronic

New Villager: "Rich" in 2009

Now that 2008 is settled.  Lets move on.  One of the many tracks that caught my ear so far this year comes from New Villager.  They are a talented duo (Ben Bromley and Ross Simonini) from Brooklyn, NY/California…other than that, that’s all I can tell you.  Their label, Two Syllable Records, mentions some randomness about […]

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Electropop

Passion Pit: Wake Up, "Sleepyhead"

If you haven’t been exposed to Passion Pit yet, be prepared, they are about to erupt. After being discovered by now defunct blog, Good Weather For Airstrikes, Passion Pit has been mentioned in more places than I can count. The Good Weather For Airstrikes folks even made them their first signing on Neon Gold Records. […]

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Electropop

Cut Copy: Summertime "Colours"

I’ve been slacking again, but its only because of: a) moving out of my apartment b) trips to Caseville c) mourning the end of my beloved Pistons’ playoff run d) the slew new music keeping me occupied Those good reasons and the fact that my current file-sharing site, File Den, decided to ban me from […]

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albums Electronic

The Klaxons: Mercury Winners? Is It A "Myth"?

I have mentioned the Nationwide Mercury Prize a few times in posts, but haven’t really explained it. Basically, its an award show that highlights the best British and Irish albums of the past year. The albums nominated are voted on by a board of music executives from across the pond and usually don’t get much […]

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Electronic New Rave

The Klaxons: 'Myth'ilogical Ravers

The Klaxons Myths of the Near Future – 2.5/5 Narks Another Brit import entered Stateside airwaves in late 2006 and early 2007, ushering in a new form of music, “new rave”. The Klaxons have managed to infuse elements of electronica, disco, and punk with tales of fantasy and the supernatural on their 1st album, “Myths […]