Category Archives: Fusion

Battles – Ice Cream (feat. Matis Aguayo)

The tunes from this New York-based experimental rock trio may not be for everyone but if you’re not hooked at first, please listen for a second time… and then listen again, and then one more time after that. In 2007 … Continue reading

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ROSTAM – Wood

Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij is at it again, offering us a few fabulous tracks from his newest side side project ROSTAM which can be found via his Tumblr page. His new jam, entitled “Dont Let It Get To You,” was … Continue reading

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Pearl and the Beard – Sweetness

I love this group’s sound. Pearl and the Beard, from Brooklyn, NY, are a buzzworthy trio consisting of Jocelyn Mackenzie, Emily Hope Price and Jeremy Styles. The three play a variety of instruments between them, including the guiatar, percussion, accordion, … Continue reading

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Gobble Gobble – Lawn Knives

Here’s a strangely wonderful track track from last years album from Gobble Gobble, moniker for Edmonton-based artist Cecil Frena. Pitchfork described his genre as “hyper-pop,” a term that is accurate but falls somewhat short. It’s been a toughie, but I’d … Continue reading

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Beirut – Elephant Gun

I heard this song again over the weekend and was reminded how amazing it is. Beirut, originally a solo project by Zach Condon which later expanded into a band, fuse together Eastern European and Balkan Folk music with mainstream Western … Continue reading

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