Trials + Tribulations


Don’t Stop the Party on My Account
May 14, 2010, 12:28 pm
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Owen Pallett rolled through Salt Lake last night and debuted this new little ditty. He claimed it was the only prerecorded sample he’d used the whole night.



Shelter
February 23, 2010, 1:11 pm
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Sorry for being so video-heavy lately, but school is hitting me hard and videos are pretty easy to put up. Here is a gorgeous video of El Perro del mar covering The xx’s beautiful “Shelter” from their self-titled debut.



Marchin’ In
February 1, 2010, 11:42 am
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It’s been awhile since we’ve heard anything new from Sweden’s Lo-Fi Fnk, but they’ve premiered a new video for a new song, “Marchin’ In,” and I’m diggin’ it a lot. Recommended if you like The Tough Alliance, Lykke Li, anything Swedish.

Hopefully this means even more material. It’s been at least four years since their last album, Boylife.

♪ Lo-Fi Fnk – Marchin’ In



Red Tide
November 18, 2009, 1:55 pm
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I’ve already watched this three times in about ten minutes.

♫ Neko Case – Red Tide



Free Energy
August 19, 2009, 11:10 am
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These guys are one of the newest signings to DFA. Free Energy is probably the band on DFA that doesn’t sound like they belong on DFA for lack of spacey beats, cowbell, etc. But they’re still real good. Here’s a new video for their first single “Free Energy” out now on DFA.

They’re also going on tour, so check ’em out!

08/26: Washington, DC @ Black Cat Backstage
08/28: Philadelphia, PA @ XPN Session
08/29: Brooklyn, NY @ After the Jump Festival at Littlefield
08/31: Rochester, NY @ Bug Jar
09/01: Pittsburgh, PA @ Brillobox
09/02: Chicago, IL @ Schubas Tavern
09/03: Iowa City, IA @ The Music Mill
09/04: Madison, WI @ UW Madison Memorial Terrace
09/05: Minneapolis, MN @ Clapperclaw Festival -Intermedia Arts
09/08: Milwaukee, WI @ Mad Planet
09/09: Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
09/10: Buffalo, NY @ Sound Lab
09/11: Philadelphia, PA @ Making Time @ Pure
09/12: New London, CT @ I Am Festival – Waterfront Park



Happy House
August 11, 2009, 4:44 pm
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Finally!



Lust for Life
August 11, 2009, 11:27 am
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Summer seems to be fading away, fast, and this song is like a final grasp of sunshine. Here the nights are cold and the sun isn’t feeling so hot. Need to get out and enjoy it while it lasts!