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Filed Under:Music / Indie Music
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Archived Since:April 11, 2008

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Bonobo :: Duals

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. – Simonides [Artwork by Christian Vincent] Downtempo genius Bonobo has officially released a new track full of summer beats and gritty samples titled ‘Duals’ which may be found on the Ten Tigers EP, available on 12? and download, in stores now. Maya Jane Coles remix […]

The Fortnights Rundown II

[Words by Katie Wheeler :: Katie is back again to contribute with her Fortnights Rundown series.] Art by Aryz It has been a wonderful two weeks, wherein I have enjoyed some well-deserved time off in the sunshine, listening to great music on the beach. For the second installment of my contribution I am delivering to you […]

Garden City Movement

Tel Aviv trio Garden City Movement create mesmerizing sonic landscapes that encompass live instrumental sounds of layered ambient synths, endless deep percussion, Eastern influenced strings, and sparse distorted vocal harmonies. TheShow More Summary

fwdslxsh – With You (P A T H Remix)

Lately all the music that has been posted here on music is art lately is being made by producers and musicians under the age of 21. It’s mind-blowing to say the least to see a technology generation of young talent taking such creative and bold risks in music. From the New England hills of Vermont, 16 […]

The Fortnights Review

[Every so often it's nice to bring in a new contributing writer to the world of music is art. This week we are bringing in founder of record label Productive Audio, Katie Wheeler. Enjoy her words and favorite music selections of the week below.] With summer well on the way the Electronic music world is […]

ZHU – Faded (ODESZA Remix)

Seattle production duo ODESZA have reworked Zhu‘s track “Faded” into a soaring cinematic soundtrack full of distorted blends of industrial guitars and signature hard percussion. The remix will be released June 29th via LA Label MindShow More Summary

Weekend Rundown II

  +++ Broke For Free :: Summer Spliffs Oakland’s Broke For Free has just released the album Petal. The first single is properly titled “Summer Spliffs” and is an instrumental track sure to get you in the mood for summer dreams. +++ Clean Bandit ft. Jess Glynne :: Rather Be (The Magician Remix) The Magician turns Clean Bandit‘s “Rather […]

BANKS Drowning Remixes

BANKS‘ new LP Goddess will be released September 8th via Good Years in the UK and Harvest in the US. The latest single Drowning keeps replaying over and over in my headphones. When a song is that good you can’t help but want to discover all the new remixes that compliment the original. Choosing a favorite may be a bit […]

Temporary View

Whenever electronic producer SBTRKT collaborates with smooth vocalist Sampha, it feels like the perfect match. Their latest single together is called Temporary View and is a taste of what’s to be expected from SBTRKT’s forthcoming sophomore LP. i see those multicolored tears bleeding from your eyes i see the rainbow and the darkness at the same time Temporary View is […]

Pretty Pink Remixes U2 + Daft Punk

From Leipzip, Germany Pretty Pink is a female producer that specializes in originals and reworking classic tracks by the likes of Daft Punk, and Pharell. Pretty Pink’s latest undertaking is a deep house remix of U2‘s “Ordinary Love” that’s perfect for those late summer nights. +++ The sea wants to kiss the golden shore The sunlight warms your […]

Can’t Do Without You

[Artwork by George Petty] Caribou aka Dan Snaith has created his sixth studio album Our Love, scheduled to be released October 7 via Merge Records. The first single “Can’t Do Without You” explores through several different moods of electronic...Show More Summary

You Help Me Lose My Mind

German producer Mazde has reworked Disclosure‘s Help Me Lose My Mind into his own interpretation. The verses are removed but the chorus is repeated into several buildups that create a completely different feeling than the original. Turn up the volume and enjoy! [Download the MP3] Artwork by Mirkow Gastow

The Vision of the New

      [Artwork by Tchmo] +++ Australian trio MOVEMENT released their smooth self-titled debut EP May 5th via Modular People. The intense and soulful track Ivory is their latest single. Enjoy and listen below: I never felt you…

Drowning For You

I constantly find myself inside music. A new note a separate memory a characterization a pattern of rhythms against a backdrop of how I perceive everything …and then it all revolves in finding out quite exactly what this all means. +++ Kiasmos – “Looped” This song is so soft and beautiful. +++ Banks - Drowning Banks […]

Jeremy Hills Remixes Coldplay + Radiohead

Sent with love from Paris, Producer Jeremy Hills recently emailed me these remixes that he created of Stephane Pompougnac, Coldplay, and Radiohead. The first one that struck me was his end of the world remix of “Everything In It’s Right Place.” I’m very particular with any covers or reworkings in general, and especially of Radiohead. However Jeremy Hills took […]

Let me do what I want…

Ella Eyre will soon take over the pop world with her forthcoming untitled debut album.  ’If I Go’ is the second infectious single to be released, and showcases just how soulful her voice is. Ella attended the Brit School for Performance in London where the charms of Amy Winehouse, Adele, Imogen Heap, and Leona Lewis were also […]

Ditto Music

Exploring Digital Distribution Services – Why Ditto Music is Not a Scam If you are embarking on a career as an independent recording artist, you’re going to need all the help you can get. While it is now easier than ever to publish music, the competition for the limelight is fierce. Ditto Music can get […]

The Other Side

 “She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails.” by Elizabeth Edwards

Maribou State x Pedestrian

Maribou State is London producers’ Chris Davids and Liam Ivory, and together they create melodic music full of downtempo beats, trip hop grooves, and sexy bass.  Originally the duo met back in school in their hometown of Hertfordshire, but spent more time in their bedroom studio playing around with different ideas of electronic sounds. Maribou State have been shared […]

Bittersweet Melodies

BONOBO Bonobo‘s 2 hour set for BBC Radio 1?s Essential Mix  is all you need to really listen to this week with a great selection of reworkings by Bonobo himself and new tracks from artists such as Dark Sky, Maribou States, Sharon Van Etten, Kelis, and many others. Go enjoy the sunshine and get lost in this. […]

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