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Friday, Oct 9, 2009

Adorable Memphis boy-girl pop act Magic Kids has a new single entitled “Superball”. The song’s glowing, playful sound derives from a sunshiney Beach Boys melody and an ‘80s video game soundtrack. “Superball” will come out as part of a split 7” release off Fat Possum.  Hear “Superball” now on the Magic Kids’ MySpace.


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Friday, Oct 9, 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.


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Treeship [MP3]
     



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Friday, Oct 9, 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.


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Pop the Glock (Mirwais remix) [MP3]
     



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Thursday, Oct 8, 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.



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Thursday, Oct 8, 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


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Gold Rush [MP3]
     



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