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by Eleanore Catolico

13 Nov 2009


Dayve Hawk’s inventive musical brain trust, Memory Tapes, remixes Yeasayer’s new song “Ambling Alp” off their upcoming record, ODD BLOOD. The glo-fi engineer carves ornate sonic shapes into “Ambling Alp”, making the refrain all the more urgent.

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Ambling Alp (Memory Tapes Remix) [MP3]
     

by Eleanore Catolico

13 Nov 2009


Watch the slick new party video for the Cool Kids’ track “Knocked Down”. Here, voluptuous, rump-shaking ladies are replaced for the more tame, Ray-Ban sporting crowd. It’s pretty refreshing to feel a chill groove from a music video these days, without having to think about “the artist”.

by Eleanore Catolico

13 Nov 2009


Watch the new video for Sahra Motalebi’s haunting song “Migrators”. The stark stills of Motalebi and what appears to be destroyed art installations in a warehouse adds to the already teeming sense of melancholy.

by Tyler Gould

13 Nov 2009


Hurricane Bells is the basement project of Longwave’s Steve Schiltz. There’s a comment on the YouTube video for “This Year”, from his digitally released Tonight Is the Ghost, that says “you deserve more recognition… you are an amazing musician”, which seemed like the height of wisdom after watching the little toy man venture out into the world. Props, Carlos07.

by Eleanore Catolico

13 Nov 2009


Watch the new video for Animal Collective’s “In the Flowers”, the stunning, sublime opener to Merriweather Post Pavilion. The incongruent visual montages, going from a lo-fi retrospective (with one cool, hard-ass lookin’ dude), to seas of swirling flowers, to explosions of light, color, and ballet, may be a bit overwhelming at times. Nevertheless, it seems like Animal Collective hemorrhages these beautiful overtures at will.

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Country Fried Rock: Drivin' N' Cryin' to Be Inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame

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""If Drivin' N' Cryin' sounded as good in the '80s as we do now, we could have been as big as Cinderella." -- Kevn Kinney

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