Monthly Archives: April 2011

Brasstronaut – Slow Knots

Here’s a great track from Brasstronaut, one of my favorite local bands. Last year saw the release of their debut album, Mount Chimaera, a collection of finely tuned tracks featuring piano, trumpet, and jazz percussion fused with the basic elements … Continue reading

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Wolf Parade – I’ll Believe In Anything

Wolf Parade are a great indie band from Montreal. After forming the band in 2003 and releasing three studio albums, the band decided to go on indefinite hiatus in late 2010 due to the success of one band member’s side … Continue reading

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Kasabian – Vlad The Impaler

Pretty entertaining vid right there! An oldie but a goody.

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Tallest Man On Earth – I Won’t Be Found

This Swedish delight, know to his pals as Kristian Matsson, has been a megahit since his debut album from 2008, Shallow Grave. As his fingers dance across the guitar strings, his scratchy voice and beautiful story telling will have you … Continue reading

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Los Rakas – Soy Raka

I know this isn’t the type of jam I would normally post on here but I CANNOT STOP listening to this song or watching the rad dancing in the vid. Los Rakas are a Panama-born duo now based out of … Continue reading

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Body Language – You Can

Here’s a great little ditty from Body Language’s Social Studies EP (Bonus Edition), released at the beginning of the month. This Brooklyn-based four-piece gives us a whole new spin on the traditional idea of electropop because of the distinct R&B … Continue reading

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The National – Think You Can Wait

Last month Ohio’s great indie rock band The National released this somber, beautiful track after being inspired by a film. According to baritone vocalist Matt Berninger, the group penned it after watching “Win Win,” a film directed by Thomas McCarthy … Continue reading

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