Trials + Tribulations


Billionaire
March 19, 2010, 10:00 am
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Been waitin’ on this for awhile – Ssion’s Cody Critcheloe directs the Wizard of Oz themed video for Peaches’ song “Billionaire” featuring Shunda K (of Yo Majesty). The song is from last year’s I Feel Cream.

Billionaire (ft. Shunda K)



Best Videos of 2009

Grizzly Bear – Ready, Able (Director: Allison Schulnik)

Major Lazer – Pon de Floor (Director: Eric Wareheim)

Fever Ray – When I Grow Up (Director: Martin de Thurrah)

Girls – Lust for Life (Directors: Aaron Brown and Ben Chappell)

Cold Cave – Love Comes Close (Director: Art Boonparn)

El Perro Del Mar – Change of Heart (Director: Filip Nilsson)

Peaches – Lose You (Director: Peaches)

Matt & Kim – Lessons Learned (Directors: Taylor Cohen and Otto Arsenault)

Rainbow Arabia – Omar K (Director: Keith Musil)

Hecuba – Suffering (Director: Isaiah Seret)

Dan Black – Symphonies (Directors: Chic & Artistic)



June

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Aeroplane, one of the blogosphere’s hottest DJ duos put up this mix of their top 9 songs for June and thought you guys definitely need to hear it if you haven’t yet. These guys are definitely going to be a force to be reckoned with. I’m posting the whole mix and the songs I have from it.

♫ Aeroplane – June Top 9 Mix

Phoenix – Lisztomania (Classixx Version)
♫ Doves – Jetstream (Lindstrøm Remix)
Florence And The Machine – Rabbit Heart (Leo Zero Remix)
Lowbrows – Dream in The Desert (Flight Facilities Remix) (thanks Too Many Sebastians)
♫ Bent – Always (Mighty Mouse Remix)
Classixx Feat. Jeppe – I’ll Get You
Fever Ray – Triangle Walks (Rex The Dog Edit)
Peaches – Lose You (Brodinski & Yuksek Remix)
♫ Joakim – Nebula Laughter



Whoops
April 13, 2009, 8:40 am
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apertureSorry I was gone all weekend-went out of town for easter. Finals start this week, need to write a paper, and other excuses. Wish I had time/energy to write more about this new stuff I’ve been enjoying but I don’t really. Maybe later.

Amadou & Mariam – Sabali

White Rabbits – Percussion Gun

St. Vincent – Laughing with a Mouth of Blood

Peaches – Trick or Treat



I Feel Cream
March 6, 2009, 9:17 am
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3097441561_27d10ed497_bApparently according to NME Peaches is releasing her new album I Feel Cream May 5th in North America, the 4th in the UK. The album features contributions by Simian Mobile Disco, Soulwax, and Digitalism. That’s a lot of heavy-hitters! Hope the album is better than Impeach My Bush. She’s also heading on tour immediately afterwards to support the album.

Downtown (Simian Mobile Disco Remix)

May 15th – Philadelphia, PA Theater of the Living Arts
May 16 – New York, NY Webster Hall
May 17 – Boston, MA Paradise Theater
May 18 – Montreal, PQ Club Soda
May 20 – Toronto, ONT Phoenix
May 21 – Detroit, MI Majestic Theater
May 22 – Chicago, IL Metro
May 23 – Madison, WI Majestic Theater
May 25 – Denver, CO Gothic Theater
May 26 – Salt Lake City, UT In the Venue
May 27 – Boise, ID Knitting Factory
May 29 – Edmonton, ALB Starlight
May 30 – Calgary, ALB Ballroom
May 31 – Vancouver, BC Commodore
June 1 – Seattle, WA Showbox
June 2 – Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom
June 4 – Reno, NV 211 North
June 5 – San Francisco, CA Regency Ballroom
June 6, 7 – Los Angeles, CA Henry Fonda
June 8 -Joshua Tree, CA Pappy’s
June 11 – Austin, TX Emo’s
June 12 – Dallas, TX Granada
June 13 – New Orleans, LA House of Blues
June 15 – Atlanta, GA Masquerade
June 16 – Chapel Hill, NC Cat’s Cradle
June 17 – Washington, DC9:30