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John Maus – Hey Moon

Posted September 25, 2011 by Kevin

“We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves”, the new John Maus album is a jaw dropper.  On first listen I’d say it’s stirring up a good mix of James Blake meets Ariel Pink vibe and the result is brilliant.   This is a top runner for me this year so far.  This cover of Molly […]

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Calexico – Danger Zone (Kenny Loggins)

Posted September 14, 2012 by Kevin

Calexico is the only band that can claim its song was played on the last Space Shuttle mission: Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords dedicated the band’s “Slowness” to her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly. It was just the latest in a long line of quiet accomplishments by the Arizona band, which stirs traditional Southwestern sounds with the […]

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James Blake – A Case of You

Posted October 7, 2011 by Kevin

When asked to give his definition of dubstep in an interview last month, James Blake said, “There’s a very broad template, but it largely focuses on a bassline and the intricacies of drum patterns and it has an intense focus on a feeling– and I think that’s a separation from some other dance music.” Ostensibly, […]

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Cat Power – Sea Of Love

Posted September 25, 2011 by Annie Wagner

Originally written by John Phillip Baptiste and George Khoury 1959, Cat Power takes this melody and makes it sexy and melancholy. The song has been covered by a number of artists, including The Honeydrippers; Tom Waits (who gave the song a darker twist for the soundtrack to the 1989 Harold Becker film “Sea of Love” […]

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Iron and Wine – Waitin’ For A Superman (Flaming Lips)

Posted July 18, 2012 by Kevin

Quite possibly a perfect song.  Coyne has always had an inspired ability of spinning the darkest and most heavy subject matter into light and uplifting songs (Spider Bite, Fight Test, Do you Realize, Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots); however, this song is so sad – so isolating – that you can’t help listening with a […]

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