Trials + Tribulations


Into the Night
October 21, 2010, 11:15 am
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The Past
October 18, 2010, 9:39 am
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The past few days I’ve been listening to Arp‘s new album The Soft Wave and think it’s a great little record. It’s quiet and contemplative, creating a pretty relaxing ambiance that’s great if you need to read all of Great Expectations in a weekend like I had to this weekend!

This little remix is a lot more upbeat than most of The Soft Wave but makes you wish there was a little more sun in your life as the days are getting shorter and shorter.

♫ Arp – The Past (Studio Remix)

The Soft Wave is out now and the Pastoral Symphony 12″ will be released Nov 15th on Smalltown Supersound.



Razor Scooter / Sashay Away
October 15, 2010, 10:18 am
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Xiu Xiu just dropped a new digital 7″ with two songs written about children Angela Seo worked with at an AIDS orphanage in Africa. You can buy the two songs plus the liner notes and artwork here for $3.

♫ Razor Scooter



Illusions

Made this mix the other day using a lot of the tracks I have loved recently. It also happens to be one of my favorite mixes I’ve done. Download it below.

♫ Illusions (53 min)

Small Black – Camouflage
CFCF – It was Never Meant to Be this Way (Games Remix)
Gold Panda – Snow & Taxis (Throwing Snow Remix)
New Order – Fine Time
Hot Chip & Bernard Summer – Didn’t Know What Love Was
Four Tet – Sing (Banton’s Indian Chants Remix)
Abe Vigoda – Repeating Angel
Former Ghosts – And When You Kiss Me
Homes – Endless Spring
Midnight Juggernauts – Lara Vs. the Savage Pack (LOLBoys Remix)
Bag Raiders – Golden Wings



The Savage Pack
October 8, 2010, 12:28 pm
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Midnight Juggernauts just released their new video for the third single off their last album Crystal Axis. The video for “Lara Vs Savage Pack” features a lot of paper. Over 2,000 sheets of it, actually. Check it out below. The single features remixes by LOL Boys, PVT, Kisses and more.

♫ Lara Vs The Savage Pack (Kisses Remix)



TONIGHT!
October 8, 2010, 11:34 am
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Tonight in SLC The Drums and Surfer Blood roll into the Urban Lounge for one of the hottest bills of the fall! It’s a co-headling tour and I don’t know who I’m more excited (yes I do but I don’t want to play favorites)

♫ The Drums – When I Come Home

The Drums also just did a four-song session for Last.Fm and you can watch that here.

If you’re not in Salt Lake, check out the bands when they come a bit closer to you:

10/10: Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
10/13: Minneapolis, MN @ The Varsity Theater
10/14: Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
10/16: Toronto, ON @ Mod Club (The Drums ONLY)
10/17: Montreal, QB @ Cabaret du Musee Juste Pour Rire (The Drums ONLY)
10/18: Boston, MA @ Paradise (The Drums ONLY)
10/20: New York, NY @ Webster Hall
10/22: Philadelphia, PA @ Making Time




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