February 11, 2013

Listen to “Your Girl” by Tourist

Sampling music is a special art. When a producer remixes a song the original version is still the focus. Samples however draw your attention to the producer and their creative interpretation of small snippets from another tune. Sampling is most associated with hip-hop music but
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Watch “Let Me Tickle Your Fancy” by Del & Xavier

When Scissor Sisters announced their temporary hiatus after their last tour, there was a collective “NO!” that was echoed throughout the pop blogesphere and many are still left wondering what the future will be for the outrageous pop foursome. I might just die if they
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“Next Year” by Two Door Cinema Club

Before there was Bastille there was Two Door Cinema Club and for the last few years straight the Irish trio have swayed between masters of indie pop and indie rock design producing brisk and gutsy chunks of fragmented pop grit that ignite with a spark of spirited pluck. Pluck
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Watch “This Life” by Josef Salvat

When I wrote “This Life” up as a track to listen to a few weeks ago, I was instantly drawing up comparisons like everyone else to Lana Del Rey, but since this had time to permeate and brew, I jump further back to the broody, blue and heavy hearted tunes that flood my mind by
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Watch “Judge Jury and the Executioner” by Atoms for Peace

Atoms for Peace is Thom Yorke (Radiohead), Nigel Godrich (Radiohead), Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Mauro Refosco (Brazilian percussionist) and Joey Waronker (drums). Do I have your attention yet? I thought so. The last we saw this collaboration was during Thom Yorke’s 2006 solo
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