Wednesday, August 31, 2011

los campesinos! hello sadness. 11.15.11.

grouper : water people (stream)

sounds like being sad and fully submerged in a lake.
Grouper - Water People by pmwtumblr
james blake. enough thunder ep. 10.11.11.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

st. vincent : cruel (letterman)

loudon wainwright iii : the swimming song (stream)

just heard this song on one of npr's all songs considered podcasts. and it is now one of my favorite songs.

Monday, August 29, 2011

balam acab : wander / wonder (album stream)

you can listen over at npr. recommended if you like burial or clams casino (the musicians, not the act of burying or the delicious dish).

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

george harrison: living in the material world (trailer)

marty scorsese made a doc about george harrison. it looks good. and i'll always have a very special place in my heart for georgie. when i was a lil' guy, i only wanted to listen to michael jackson songs or this song. no joke. check out the trailer below.

florence + machine : what the water gave me (video)

first taste of what 2010 breakout florence welch will be offering this fall.

Monday, August 22, 2011

kurt vile : in/out blues (stream)

this is a new song off of a tour only 7" split with the band woods, and it is an excellent god is saying this-style jam. stream it here.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

bon iver : holocene (video)

BON IVER "Holocene" from nabil elderkin on Vimeo.

shuffle surprise : demon host by timber timbre

sounds like if randy newman played guitar and was really really sad. for a lot of you that's probably not a very enticing description, but it's really worth a listen.

Monday, August 15, 2011

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Saturday, August 13, 2011

coldplay. mylo xyloto. 10.25.11.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

sigur ros : inni

i don't know what this is supposed to be previewing, but it sounds beautiful.
love this picture. it's from mickey munoz's new book no bad waves.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

shuffle surprise : the night they drove old dixie down

songs like "the weight" or "cripple creek" are probably the first that come to mind when talking about the band, but this might be my favorite.

the national : exile, vilify (videos)

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

the field. looping state of mind. 10.25.11.
m83. hurry up, we're dreaming. 10.18.11.

memoryhouse : quiet america (mp3)

you can download a hazy new track from memoryhouse over at facebook.

north highlands : benefits (stream)

not quite as strong as some of the other stuff i've posted on here by the band, but still very nice.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

the world's oldest living animal is that turtle. probably. he was 70 years old when that picture was taken. he's 178 now. learn more about jonathan here.

jens lekman : an argument with myself (mp3)

getting a paul simon/graceland vibe.

jens lekman :: an argument with myself

blnk-182 : up all night (video)

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

my morning jacket : holdin' on to black metal (video)

one of my favorite tracks of 2011.

best coast : our deal (video)

directed by drew barrymore and featuring donald glover, icarly, maebe funke, the guy from teen wolf, chloe moretz.
feist. metals. 10.4.11.