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by Eleanore Catolico

9 Oct 2009


“Treeship” is a spellbinding 22-minute symphony imbued in a mysterious synth-pop universe. Virtual troubadour Dayve Hawk created and produced the track under the moniker Memory Tapes. Memory Tapes is a hybrid of Hawk’s other personae, Memory Cassette and Weird Tapes. “Treeship” is a bonus track on Memory Tapes’ full length album Seek Magic, but Hawk generously posted “Treeship” on his blog in all its enchanting glory.

Memory Tapes
Treeship [MP3]
     

by Katharine Wray

9 Oct 2009


Here’s a new pop-candy video from the ever-hip Uffie. The song is not new (released in 2008), but the video is, as is the Mirwais remix. Full of sun-dappled polyester scenes and primary-colored legs in kaleidoscope, this video promises to please the masses.

Uffie
Pop the Glock (Mirwais remix) [MP3]
     

by Tyler Gould

8 Oct 2009


Datarock’s new video for “The Pretender” (from Red) was inspired by John Carpenter’s 1988 Roddy Piper flick, They Live. If we’re lucky, the next one will be based on Big Trouble in Little China.

by Tyler Gould

8 Oct 2009


Basia Bulat
Heart of My Own
(Rough Trade)
Releasing: 26 January

Basia Bulat will perform a pre-release show at the Bellhouse in Brooklyn, NY on October 7th in support of this, the follow-up to 2007’s acclaimed Oh, My Darling. The free song below, “Gold Rush”, has an epic, old Western steam engine vibe to it; well worth a listen.

01 Go On
02 Run
03 Sugar and Spice
04 Gold Rush
05 Heart Of My Own
06 Sparrow
07 If Only You
08 I’m Forgetting Everyone
09 The Shore
10 Once More, For The Dollhouse
11 Walk You Down
12 If It Rains

Basia Bulat
Gold Rush [MP3]
     

by Tyler Gould

8 Oct 2009


Here’s Death Cab acting very serious while playing their song for the upcoming Twilight sequel, New Moon. Ben Gibbard will tolerate neither trifles nor high jinks while playing this serious song. Even the most innocent jink, high or otherwise, would throw off the atmosphere of this entire operation.

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Speak of the Blue Devil: The Moody Grooves of Andy Kayes

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"Andy Kayes' latest album of mercurial hip-hop finds the rapper putting the boom back in boom bap, one beat at a time.

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