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Friday, Jul 31, 2009

Hot Chip redo “Transmission”, reduce the urgency, shove in some groovy vocoder, and crank up the balearic steel drums. Not nearly as bad as it sounds, but definitely a pale shade of the original.



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Thursday, Jul 30, 2009
by PopMatters Staff

Dam-Funk
Toeachizown
(Stones Throw)
Releasing: 27 October (US)


SONG LIST
01 Toeachizown
02 Mirrors
03 (My Funk Goes) On & On
04 LAtrifying
05 Let’s Take Off (Far Away!)
06 Tunnels
07 Searchin’ 4 Funk’s Future
08 Flying V Ride
09 Candy Dancin’
10 Burn Straight Thru U
11 10 West
12 I Wanna Know
13 Rollin’
14 Love Is Here 2nite (I Can Feel It)
15 Could I Be Losing Another Lover?
16 Show Me the Way U Feel
17 One Less Day
18 I Wanna Thank U (4 Steppin’ Into My Life)


CD #2
01 Brookside Park
02 Hood Pass Intact
03 Kill ‘Dat aka Killdatmuthafu*ka
04 Mobbin’ Thru Busters
05 Boogie Slyde
06 Come On Outside
07 The Sky Is Ours
08 Nu-Frontiers
09 Spacecapades
10 Fantasy
11 Keep Lookin’ 2 the Sky


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“Toeachizown” [MP3]
     



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Thursday, Jul 30, 2009
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Neon Indian
Milky Ways
(Lefse)
Releasing: 13 October (US)


SONG LIST
01 (AM)r†
02 Deadbeat Summer
03 Laughing Gas
04 Terminally Chill
05 (If I Knew, I’d Tell You)
06 6669 (i dont know if you know)
07 Should Have Taken Acid With You
08 Mind, Drips
09 Psychic Chasms
10 Local Joke
11 Ephemeral Artery
12 7000 (reprise)


Neon Indian
“Should Have Taken Acid With You” [MP3]
     



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Thursday, Jul 30, 2009
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Joakim
Milky Ways
(!K7)
Releasing: 15 September (US)


SONG LIST
01 Back to Wilderness
02 Ad Me
03 Fly Like an Apple
04 Spiders
05 Glossy Papers
06 Medusa
07 Love & Romance & a Special Person
08 King Kong Is Dead
09 Travel in Vain
10 Little Girl


Joakim
“Love & Romance & a Special Person” [MP3]
     



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Thursday, Jul 30, 2009
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Matt Fiander raved about Passion Pit’s latest album Manners: “Score one for internet hype. Steeped in the tension of economic hardship and transition, but loaded with an undeniable resilience and infectious joy, Manners is a brilliantly timely and lasting electro-pop record.” The group played Jimmy Fallon’s show this week to pump up the release.



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