January 2010
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“Cirock Star” by Chester French

In April, 2009 I posted the single “She Loves Everybody” from the debut album by Chester French, Love the Future. Now they have a video for a new song titled “Cirock Star.”

“A few weeks ago we went to Vegas with Diddy, Jadakiss, and Clinton Sparks for a sleepless night of adventure. The result, which […]

“In the Dark” by The Whigs

The Whigs will release their third studio album, In the Dark, on March 16, 2010. Click here and get your free download of “Hundren/ Million” and “In the Dark.”

Photo courtesy of Live Music Blog.com

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“In the Dark” by The Whigs

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“Hundred/ Million” […]

“Airplanes” by Local Natives

On Monday, January 25, 2010, MySpace posted Local Natives’ “Airplanes.” This is the first official video from thier debut album, Gorilla Manor.

“In The Sun” by She & Him

She & Him debuted their new single, “In The Sun” from the upcoming album Volume Two on Pitchfork.

Volume Two will be available in the US on March 23rd, 2010 via Merge Records. Unlinke Volume One, this album will present a lot of new material and only a few covers. This song features […]

“Mouthful of Diamonds” by Phantogram

“Mouthful of Diamonds” was chosen as the Starbucks iTunes Pick of the Week on January 5, 2010. It is the second single from the album, Eyelid Movies, available for pre-order from Barsuk Records. The first single release from this album, and also a feature on their Running From The Cops EP, is […]

“boy lilikoi” by Jónsi

Jónsi Birgisson’s exclusive track “boy lilikoi” from the upcoming album, Go, can be downloaded FREE from his official website. The full album release will take place the week of March 22, 2010. Unlike the compositions by Jónsi’s Icelandic band, Sigur Rós, the majority of these songs are sung in English.

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“Two Can Play” and “Day To Day” by Eulogies

My efforts to find you a good live video of Eulogies’ “Day to Day” failed. The song is from thier second album, Here Anonymous, and is part of the Leap Year Soundtrack.

So, from the same album, here is a video of “Two Can Play.” I have also included an embedded mp3 Of […]

“Norway” by Beach House

The free mp3 download from iTunes this week is “Norway” by Beach House. Teen Dream is their third studio album to release, officially, on January 26, 2010. My favorite commentary so far is the following:

“…Victoria Legrand’s gorgeous voice, remains. Her vocals slash through layers of production as Legrand makes sedate references to lonely […]

“Stay Zombie Stay” by Elvis Perkins in Dearland

EPID just posted this session recording for “Stay Zombie Stay” from their Doomsday EP, which was released October 20, 2009. Lake Fever Sessions, located on Nashville’s Music Row, has teamed up with a musician-run video production company and have been offering these sessions for the past year. Lake Fever Sessions only has 51 […]

“Rave On” by M. Ward (feat. Zooey Deschanel)

I’ve been sleeping under a rock! The Music File just informed me that M. Ward and Zooey Deschanel’s version of Buddy Holly’s song “Rave On” is one of their top 10 covers of the year. I didn’t even know they made a cover of “Rave On.” I LOVE their duo, She & […]