April 2009
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“Lisztomania” by Phoenix

Featured on Pitchfork today is the new video by Phoenix. The album is titled, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, and will be released on May 25, 2009.

Meet Peter Walker from Eulogies

Eulogies – SXSW 09 InterviewVideo Codes at www.roxwel.com

“Little Bribes” by Death Cab for Cutie

Death Cab for Cutie’s new EP, The Open Door, contains songs that were left off of their last full-length, Narrow Stairs. It also includes a demo version of “Talking Bird,” a track that did make it onto Narrow Stairs.

Click here and launch the audio to listen to the entire EP.

“D.A.R.L.I.N.G” by Beach House

I have been listening to Beach House and School of Seven Bells all week. School of Seven Bells inflicts an engulfing and trance-ish type of dream-like state, while Beach House enforces a more relaxing dream-like state. Needless to say, these two bands have put me in a foggy kind of mood all week. […]

“You Can Have What You Want” by Papercuts

I think it is funny when I continuously see the same descriptive words being used by music comentators. While a lot of writers impress me with their terminology and phrasing, others regurgitate what they read. Hey, I’m not passing judgement. After all, I do the same damn thing! You start to […]

Analogy: Music and Cheesecake

Neil McCormick, colomnist for the British broadsheet, The Telegraph, has this to say regarding the idea that we are reaching a saturation point due to the accessibility of music. He builds on theorist Dr. Steven Pinker’s description of music as “auditory cheesecake.”

“Throughout human history, the sugar and fat (both energy-rich foods) […]

“Beyond Here Lies Nothing” by Bob Dylan

On April 28th Bob Dylan will release his 33rd studio disc, Together Through Life. If you missed the free download have a listen below to “Beyond Here Lies Nothing.”

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“Beyong Here Lies Nothin’” by Bob Dylan

“Daniel” by Bat for Lashes

Bat for Lashes’ new album, Two Suns, was released today in the UK and Europe. “Daniel” is featured on Pitchfork’s Best New Tracks along with “Glass” from this album.

“Half Full Glass of Wine” by Tame Impala

Here’s another psychedelic video for ya. This Australian trio has a self-titled EP and this song is one of three singles. With “Half Full Glass of Wine” these optomists achieved some airplay and national recognition.

Tame Impala – Half Full Glass of Wine from Modular People on Vimeo.

An assemblage by Fleet Foxes

I just found another media sharing application. That means I have to post twice in one day. Yes, I am bored at work today if that’s what you were thinking. So, here’s a little opus from Fleet Foxes for you.

Fleet Foxes – A Take Away Show from La Blogotheque on Vimeo.