Trials + Tribulations


Always Forever
February 2, 2012, 4:02 pm
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Hunx has broken free of his Punx (or whatever) and is releasing his solo album Hairdresser Blues February 28th on Hardly Art. ROOKIE magazine (my favorite online magazine for teenage girls) premiered the video for the album’s first single. Check it ouuuuuuuut!

And here’s a download of the song!

Hunx – Always Forever



Can’t Help It
January 19, 2012, 4:57 pm
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Here’s a fun video for the new Miracles Club track I posted about here. Really great tune! Video directed by Experimental 1/2 Hour.



Big Mouth
January 18, 2012, 1:10 pm
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SANTIGOLD YOU GUYS! She survived the o -> i changeover in her name, and now she’s got a new record. Following her mixtape for Mad Decent, her new single is produced by Switch (Major Lazer) and Buraka Som Sistema. The new song is loud, percussive, a bit chaotic. Cody Critcheloe of SSION (I know I didn’t make a top albums of the year but SSION’s Bent was definitely my number one. Or two; I never figured it out). Anyway. the results are below and you might be very pleased.

You can download “Big Mouth” at her website.

Keep yr eyes peeled cos Cody has another video for MNDR.



Work
January 5, 2012, 11:17 am
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Hello! Back in the new year. Sorry for my absence but BACK TO BUSINESS.

The 2 Bears are continuing their worldwide domination plan by releasing a new single, “Work” this last Tuesday. The track features remixes from Oliver $, Supabeatz and more. The video’s below, in addition to an alternate remix from Frogs in Socks. You can download this alternate below, and grab their other remix on the remix package at Beatport. Their album Be Strong is out January 30 on DFA Records.

(DOWNLOAD)

p.s. the pair are appearing soon on the BBC for a two-hour long “essential mix” so be on the lookout



You Can’t Rule This Place
November 12, 2011, 4:35 pm
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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.



What Did I Do?
November 2, 2011, 6:38 pm
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Kele Okereke’s album The Boxer was not very good, but a few weeks ago he quietly released a new EP, The Hunter that is also not the best but features this song that I love. It feels like a guilty pleasure because it’s dubsteppy and kinda weird? But it’s emotional and really pretty. Besides, have you guys seen Kele lately? Just sayin’.

Kele – What Did I Do? 



CSS/MEN/EMA
October 27, 2011, 10:59 am
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This weekend a cloud of good times will descend on Dallas! Brazileños CSS return in support of their fantastic new album La Liberacion bringing along with them MEN and EMA (it’s also a great day for caps lock). They’re playing at the House of Blues tomorrow night (Oct. 28th) and having seen CSS and MEN before it’s something you won’t want to miss. It’s also the one of the last nights of their joint tour so let’s send them home after a great show!

Tickets are $18, $20 the day of the show (so get ‘em today!). Doors at 7 show starts at 8. On other shows this tour they’ve done a drag queen show at the beginning of the night so make sure to be there early to see a local queen lip sync for her life!

Also CSS and MEN have an exlusive 7″ wherein each band remixes the other. Here’s a preview of that!

CSS – City Grrrl (MEN Meets Grrrl Remix)



Hold My Breath
October 25, 2011, 1:04 pm
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Here’s a remix of Holy Ghost!’s “Hold My Breath by the excellent Tiger & Woods

The “Hold My Breath” single is out today, including more remixes Falty DL and Cosmic Kids. You can download the latter for free right here for the price of an e-mail address.

The boys are hitting the road this fall with Jessica 6 and Eli Escobar. In case you missed it, here’s the nostalgic video for the song.

 




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