Monthly Archives: November 2011

Silver Swans – He Doesn’t Know Why (Fleet Foxes Cover)

Silver Swans is a great electro dream pop act from San Francisco who are making waves with this super fun cover of the Fleet Foxes’ hit “He Doesn’t Know Why.” Producer and musician Jon Waters and vocalist Ann Yu teamed … Continue reading

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Shad – Rose Garden

I just caught Shad’s set tonight at K-os’ sold out show at the Commodore Ballroom. This London, Ontario man is a shining star in Canada’s small but wonderful hip hop community and it won’t be long until he headlines his … Continue reading

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fthrsn – Nothing’s The Matter

I am loving these beats! Michigan native fthrsn (“Father Son”) has hit us with a fantastically fresh sound that is driving me wild. Macklin Underdown, or “Mackie,” has steady pop beats, crooning vocals that will undoubtedly get stuck in your … Continue reading

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Sóley – I’ll Drown

Another impressive Icelandic artist is upon us and like others before her (Björk, Múm, Sigur Rós), Sóley Stefánsdóttir’s music has a distinct air of the whimsical, the complex. Sóley, a music composition student who is part of indie-collective Seabear, has … Continue reading

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Ffunny Ffrends (Naked And Famous Remix)

Portland-based three piece Unknown Mortal Orchestra have been tossed around by New Zealand group The Naked and the Famous with their remix of “Ffunny Ffrends,” the lead song on the Orchestra’s debut EP released in June on Fat Possom Records. … Continue reading

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Andrew Bird – Night Sky

Here is a wonderful acoustic lullaby from singer/songwriter Andrew Bird, a classically trained violinist who has been flying solo in the indie world since 2003. While he hasn’t released an album since 2009, he has been helping other artists on … Continue reading

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Snowmine – Let Me In

Here’s a wonderful band I first posted about back in May when they a had just released their debut album Laminate Pet Animal. I love it as much now as I did then and “Let Me In” has become one … Continue reading

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