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Four Songs You Should Hear Right Now: Bop English, Seagulls, Jessie Ware, Classixx remix

Posted February 24, 2015 by | 0 Comments | 713 views]
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Jessie Ware – “Meet Me in the Middle”
For a second weekend, Fifty Shades of Grey took the top spot at the box office.
While I have no plans to see the movie, I’m pleased it birthed a surprisingly good soundtrack, particularly this sexy song from Jessie Ware.

If by any chance you missed her last full length, this is the track you need to hear.

Seagulls – …

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Song You Need to Hear Right Now: Miami Horror – “Love Like Mine”

Posted February 19, 2015 by | 0 Comments | 901 views]
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I’ve been a fan of Miami Horror since their 2010 debut “Illuminations”.
As a Miami native, I was immediately intrigued and the album became my exercise soundtrack for over a year (that’s a compliment, it keeps me going!).
Now, they’re back with the first single from their forthcoming full length “All Possible Futures”.
The song came seemingly out of nowhere when it popped in my inbox this …

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Four Songs You Should Hear Right Now: Tobias Jesso Jr, Mocky, Alina Baraz, Courtney Barnett, Emile Haynie

Posted February 2, 2015 by | 0 Comments | 1,722 views]
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Tobias Jesso Jr. – “How Could You Babe”
I’ve been obsessed with this song since the first time I heard it.
When it first starts out, I always think it’s a song I’ve known since my childhood. Just another nostalgic piano ballad…but WAIT — it may start slowly but that just makes his howling with emotion later in the song all the better.
This song will haunt …

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Four Songs You Should Hear Right Now: Tropics, Twerps, Guards, Mark Ronson ft. Kevin Parker

Posted January 12, 2015 by | 0 Comments | 2,607 views]
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Tropics – “Rapture”
“Rapture” is a seductive song by producer Chris Ward, aka Tropics.
It’s the title track from his forthcoming album, set for release February 17 on local label Innovative Leisure.
What I really dig about this dreamy song song are it’s many layers. It locks into a steady groove for the first half and then at exactly two minutes, another beat kicks in on top …

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Four Songs You Should Hear Right Now: Mainland NYC, Alice Smith + Dave Sitek, Teammate, Nicole Willis + Bosq

Posted December 9, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 2,701 views]
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Mainland NYC – “Leave the Lights On”
I heard this song thanks to a Twitter exchange between KCRW DJ Jason Kramer and Twitter’s Head of Music Bob Moz.
Two minds I trust, so I had to take a listen and it was love at first note!
A driving pop-rock song that grabs you instantly. I’m willing to bet you find yourself singing “leave the lights on” in …

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Four Songs You Should Hear Right Now: Thanksgiving Edition

Posted November 26, 2014 by | 2 Comments | 2,984 views]
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I’m always thankful for music; how it unites us, inspires us and makes us all feel a little less alone.
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, here are four songs you should hear that are delightful new interpretations (remixes, reworks, covers, etc) of already great songs.
“Seasons (Waiting on You)” — BadBadNotGood Reinterpretation
Future Islands have had an amazing year.
They released the record “Singles” with high hopes and …

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Four Songs You Should Hear Right Now: Urban Cone, Generationals, Angel Olsen, Quantic

Posted November 18, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,748 views]
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Urban Cone – “Sadness Disease”
Workouts are a great time to listen to new music and a little Swedish pop goes a long way, especially when you’re repeatedly running up and down flights of stairs.
This high energy track is super infectious and is all the motivation you’ll need to do just about anything.
The quintet is composed of Rasmus Flyckt, Magnus Folkö, Tim Formgren, Emil Gustafsson, …

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Four Songs You Should Hear Right Now: Travis Bretzer, Oceaan, Francisco the Man, Monogold

Posted November 13, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 2,939 views]
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Travis Bretzer — “Promises”
There is a sweet simplicity to this song that I love – and the fact that it will be included on an album called “Waxing Romantic” pretty much tells you everything you need to know. It’s got a breezy 70’s vibe as he ruminates on his relationship.
It will be on the debut full length from Canadian artist Travis Bretzer (out February …

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Four Songs You Should Hear Right Now: Marian Hill, Coves, Knox Hamilton, The New Basement Tapes

Posted November 4, 2014 by | 1 Comment | 4,391 views]
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Marian Hill – “Got It”
Marian Hill is actually a duo!
A Philadelphia electronic pop duo Marian Hill comprised of Jeremy Lloyd (production/songwriting) and Samantha Gongol (vocals/songwriting).
DJ Aaron Byrd is a big fan of this band, who definitely have some 90’s vibes ala En Vogue, Mary J Blige and Aaliyah with that hip hop “boom bap”, as he says.

Coves – “Fall Out of Love”
I don’t know …

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Four Songs You Should Hear Right Now: Leon Bridges, Niia, Penguin Prison, Lisa Mitchell

Posted October 22, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 4,438 views]
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Leon Bridges – “Coming Home”
On my first listen to this track, I had to go back and check whether it was brand new or very old.
It taps into some serious Sam Cooke-style soul and I wasn’t sure! I found it via Gorilla vs Bear, where I learned that that it’s from an artist named Leon Bridges, a singer/songwriter from Fort Worth who brought in …

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