Trials + Tribulations

Hear if You Try
March 26, 2009, 7:26 am
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I love how much this track sounds like Metronomy. It needs a Metronomy remix so bad. I love the holograms in this video. And Nancy Whang. And John “Juan” Maclean. This is just an awesome song and a good video with nice graphics. I just wish there were a little more than acting sullen.

The One Day is out now. The Mark Romboy & Lazaro Casanova remixes sound promising.

What’s Yr Name?
March 5, 2009, 8:59 am
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metronomySo because I’ve dedicated my life to  loving Metronomy and posting any movement they make, here’s a remix off their re-released single “Radio Ladio.” I guess you could call it the remix single, cuz it features two remixes by Radioclit and one by Micachu. How awesome would it have been if Radioclit could’ve gotten his buddy Esau Mwamwaya on this remix? It definitely could have used a little more…umph.

Radio Ladio (Radioclit Swedish Remix)

Get the “French Mix” at LA Friendly. The whole single is due April 6.

Nice Nice

niceniceThe middle of the week can be so boring. Here’s a mix I made to try and make it go by a little nicer.

Nice Nice Mix (320 kbps) 1:06:00 min

MIA-Boyz (Hatchmatik Remix)
Animal Collective-My Girls (Gigamesh Remix)
The Mae Shi-Young Marks
MSTRKRFT-Bounce (A-Trak Remix)
Buraka Som Sistema-Aqui Para Voces
N.A.S.A.-Whatchadoin’ (Villains Remix)
Metronomy-A Thing for Me (Blackout Remix)
Truckasaurus-Hold On (ft. DJ Collage)
Late of the Pier-The Bears are Coming (Haunts Remix)
Best Fwends-Cloud of Hope
CSS-Left Behind (80Kidz Remix)
Copy-Could You Like Her?
ZZZ-Lion (Bag Raiders Remix)
Bloc Party-Talons (XXXchange Remix)
Chromeo-Bonafied Lovin’ (Yuksek Remix)
Crystal Castles-Crimewave (Sinden Remix)

Pictures of You
March 1, 2009, 4:30 pm
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tapeographyHow do you like your Cure done? British, or American freak-folk? Recently, two tributes to The Cure have been making the rounds, with the band’s music being interpreted through pretty different eyes. NME put out a cd with one of their issues, Pictures of You, where as Manimal Vinyl released their two-disc tribute, Perfect as Cats. Which version do you like better? And why does Metronomy sound like Gravy Train!!!!?

The Futureheads – The Lovecats

Metronomy – Fascination Street

Rio en Medio – Pictures of You

We Are the World – Why Can’t I Be You

El Mundo Esta Mejor
February 19, 2009, 7:31 am
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ximenametronomyI’ve gotten interested in this girl, Ximena Sariñana because of my sister. She asked if I’d ever heard of her because she’s Mexican. I hadn’t so I started looking her up. She’s an actress and singer from Mexico City. She apparently garnered the adoration of Metronomy, who remixed a track of her’s and she sang with them when they recently ran through Mexico City in January (above photo, more pictures on her MySpace). She’s got some laid back vocals, but still a very strong voice. Of course most of the music is in Spanish but what does that matter, right? Right. And the song I picked out “Pajaritos” is actually in English so don’t fret. “La Tina” means the bathtub.


La Tina (Metronomy Remix)

Best Three Remixes of the Twenty First Century
February 18, 2009, 2:39 pm
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3240360289_2dfb09aa89_oI submit to you, universe, my top three remixes of this, the 21st century. What are YOURS?

The Knife – Marble House (Rex the Dog Remix)

Lykke Li – I’m Good I’m Gone (Metronomy Remix)

Klaxons – Gravity’s Rainbow (Van She Remix)

Y’all heard the new Neko Case leak?

She Said She’d Leave at Threeeee
January 28, 2009, 9:28 pm
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Have y’all seen this video? It’s just about the greatest thing. Since…some other amazing/clever video…anyway, I love any excuse to post on Metronomy (duh) so here’s one: this new remix by Blackout.

Metronomy-A Thing for Me (Blackout remix)