Trials + Tribulations


Dreams
November 23, 2011, 3:27 pm
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So maybe all I do now is blog Korallreven mixes but WHATEVER. This new one isn’t exactly new but isn’t exactly old. Isn’t that fascinating? The mix CD came with purchase of An Album by Korallreven and features many cuts from their previous dream-y mixes. It’s nearly an hour long and totally gorgeous. I ripped the CD and put it up here for you to download. Enjoy it!

Korallreven – Dreams



Work
November 21, 2011, 12:56 pm
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The 2 Bears are gearing up for their debut album, Be Strong, (out January 30th via Southern Fried Records) but in the meantime they’ve released another new single. Following this summer’s warm and wonderful “Bear Hug” comes “Work.”

Buy the song right here.



Dream On
November 21, 2011, 12:34 pm
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Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs released this gorgeous new track for FREE just for the price of an e-mail. Ain’t that a treat? Go grab it here, listen below.

Also, here’s a short documentary that aired on the BBC about TEED.



Ra Ra Rave On
November 15, 2011, 1:58 pm
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To celebrate the release of their first album, Swedes Korallreven made a brand new mix for Self-Titled magazine.

1. Blanck Mass – Land Disasters
2. Zomby – Labyrinth
3. Future Sound of London – Papua New Guinea
4. Sabres of Paradise – Smokebelch II
5. Elite Gymnastics – Minneapolis Belongs to You
6. Opus III – It’s a Fine Day
7. Rhythm on the Loose – Break of Dawn
8. The Golden Girls – Kinetic (Orbital Remix)
9. Geiger – Good Evening (SuperMayer Remix)

An Album by Korallreven is out today on Acephale Records.



You Can’t Rule This Place
November 12, 2011, 4:35 pm
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I wanted to Tell Her
November 10, 2011, 1:57 pm
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Holy Ghost! put up this fun cover of Ministry’s “I Wanted to Tell Her” on Green Label Sound for free download. It features their DFA buddies Nancy Whang and Juan Maclean and lots of jittery grooves. Great bassline too. Maybe you can hear it on their current tour?

Holy Ghost! – I Wanted to Tell Her (ft. Nancy Whang & Juan Maclean)

You can download it right here. Video coming soon! Here’s the original for comparison.

Ministry – I Wanted to Tell Her



La Piel Que Habito
November 9, 2011, 3:26 pm
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Not only is Pedro Almodóvar’s newest movie, The Skin I Live In, an excellent film, it also features great music. The score by Alberto Iglesias, is compelling but not overbearing. Almodóvar is pretty well known for using music during integral scenes, and for this film he chooses Trentemøller’s “Shades of Marble” for an intense cat-and-mouse moment creating an eerie but exciting atmosphere.

Trentemøller – Shades of Marble



Misery Loves Company
November 8, 2011, 6:23 pm
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Remember that new band, New Build? Of course you do. The one with the guys from those other bands you like. Hot Chip, Planningtorock? Well they’re set to release their debut 12″ this winter, called Misery Loves Company. Well now you know, huh? There’ll be two new songs and a remix from Planningtorock. What wonderful news! If only we could hear these songs right now? Well you can! Sort of. Snippets. Below you may stream three less-than-two-minute samples of each song. Have at it. And preorder the 12″ right here.



Black Nails
November 8, 2011, 6:01 pm
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Opening Ceremony premiered the new video from Pictureplane today, and put up a new mix from the dude himself. The song is “Black Nails,” featuring some trippy Internet visuals mixed with footage of Travis Edgy lookin’ mighty gothy.

Craxxxmyrf – Hustlin Hard to the Left
Arty – Kate
Tom Hangs feat.Shermanology – Blessed (Avicii edit)
Mr. Physix – Soldier of Luchini
Drankenstein  – Tuck money
Lunice – I See U (The Blessings remix)
Jahdan Blackamoore – Quick Money (So Shift remix)
Unicorn Kid featuring Talk with Animals – True Love Fantasy
DJ Fresh featuring Sian Evans – Louder
DJ Hilti – Lassitude



November 7, 2011, 3:01 pm
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UK’s Factory Foor, release their DFA debut single next week, “Two Different Ways.” Here’s the video:

Preorder the 12″/digital release here.




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