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Archived Since:April 11, 2008

Blog Post Archive

royksopp – the inevitable end

  towards the end of last year, royksopp bittersweetly shared their final physical album called “the inevitable end and released it with this statement: “We feel like this is a goodbye to the traditional album format, In our consecutive run of albums, we have been able to say what we want to say and do what we […]

purity ring – another eternity

canadian electronic music duo purity ring will release their sophomore album ‘another eternity’ on march 3rd, 2015. following up from their brilliant 2012 debut album shrines, megan james and corin roddick take a slight departure byShow More Summary

december rundown

“May your coming year be filled with magic & dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful, and don’t forget to makes some art – write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope somewhere in the next […]

Catching Flies + Quiet Nights

Catching Flies – Quiet Nights Sometimes everything can feel right with a hint of piano. The way these keys seem to dance around the melody provide a gentle moment to the overall acoustic vibe of the song. It’s almost as if this was made specifically for staring out the window on a sunny day or daydreaming to […]

Introducing: Loston

australian producer loston creates painfully beautiful reworks.  he has an ability to take the most meaningful pieces from a song by repeating the structure until it causes a true emotion. by skillfully looping chosen lyrics and signatures into a dream-like phase, his remixes provide moments of chill ambience that always build up into a trap infected […]

you’re just a hideaway, you’re just a feeling

Originally a member of the Navy reserves in Alberta Canada, musician Kiesza focused her passion on becoming a dancer, singer, and multi-instrumentalist. By the gift of a scholarship, Kiesza attended Berklee School of Music in Boston to polish up her original style of folk singing. In 2010 she moved to the always inspiring New York […]

Lapsley :: Falling Short

XL Recordings, home to the xx and Adele, recently signed eighteen year old Holly Fletcher A.K.A. Låpsley. She has been featured here on musicisart in the past as a favorite because the true intimacy of her songwriting showcases a woman wise beyond her years.  Her debut upcoming Understudy EP is set for release on January 5th […]

Leon Bridges :: Coming Home

Sometimes a song stays with you until its all you want to listen to. In the case of the smooth r&b tones of Leon Bridges, his voice is so instantly warm and addictive that it will bring you back to the days of soul legends like Sam Cooke. Recommended by the great Gorilla Vs Bear […]

Bonobo :: Flashlight

“Flashlight” is the first track on Bonobo’s forthcoming 3 song EP of the same name, scheduled to be released December 1st via Ninja Tune. The warm and organic track may seem familiar to those who enjoyed Bonobo’s recent Boiler Room DJ Set as a sample of it was shared. Bonus: Shazam users may download the mp3 […]

Between Friends Mixtape

+++ Flying Lotus – between friends instrumental/// thunder cat version +++ Maribou State – Hollow Grove Feat. Nubiya Brandon +++ Drake Ft. Jhené Aiko – From Time (Atu & Sango Edit) +++ KR$CHN – Kylie 2.0 +++ Joy – Captured +++ Alina Baraz & Galimatias – Fantasy +++ Oscar Key Sung – All I Could […]

Mura Masa :: Soundtrack To A Death

Young UK producer Alex Crossan AKA Mura Masa will be releasing his forthcoming mixtape “Soundtrack to a Death” on November 17th. Made of futuristic beats and created to please those who prefer bass heavy music, Mura Masa experiments within the likes of Asian influences, taking the sounds of flutes, chimes, swift piano keys, saxophones, digital […]

BANKS :: Goddess :: Live Boston Review

LA Songstress Jillian BANKS has dominated the music blog scene for the last two years quickly rising to be considered an artist to watch. Her inspirational background is an open story that revolves around her own depression that started in her teenage years surrounding her parents divorce. Struggling throughout those years, BANKS grew a fascination for and […]

Schoolboy Q & Kendrick Lamar – Blessed (Nightizm Remix)

Toronto producer Nightizm released a chilled out remix of hip hop’s Schoolboy Q and Kendrick Lamar’s intensely emotional song “Blessed”. Schoolboy Q & Kendrick Lamar – Blessed (Nightizm Remix)

Lapalux :: Movement I, II & III

UK based producer Lapalux AKA Stuart Howard has shared a new and epic seven minute track MOVEMENT I, II & III.  Lapalux is apart of the electronic and instrumental hip hop label Brainfeeder, which was founded by the Flying Lotus. The new single is in celebration of his upcoming European tour dates this fall. Lapalux describes the song: “This is a piece that moves […]

Flight Facilities :: Down To Earth

Australian production duo Hugo Gruzman and James Lyell of Flight Facilities will be releasing their debut album, Down To Earth, on 27th October via Future Classic and Glassnote Records.  Flight Facilities will also be embarking on a world tour including U.S. dates in LA and NYC. The first single from the record features the sensual vocals of Emma […]

Ten Walls :: Mario Basanov

Electronic music artist Ten Walls is the creative alter ego of Lithuanian producer Marijus Adomaitis aka Mario Basanov. His dark side project began in 2013 with two small EPS, Requiem, and Gotham, which took over after hours parties in Europe and garnered appreciation from all sides of the house music persuasion. By pushing genre boundaries, Ten Walls […]

Stay High

It all started with this… Tove Lo – Habits (Stay High) +++ Which got remixed into this… Tove Lo – ‘Stay High/Habits’ (Hippie Sabotage remix) +++ And then became this… Keys N Krates – All the Time (Tove Lo Flip) +++ Hippie Sabotage – Stay High (AZXV Remix) +++ Tove lo – High all the […]


Vermont’s P A T H reworks Jacuzzi’s song “Curtain Call” into a melancholy euphoria by adding layers of dreamy arrangements and a bass groove that is sure to keep you addicted. Free download here [Artwork by Kazuki Takamatsu]

Habits Of My Heart

There’s always something alluring when a musician reworks another artist’s song, and turns it into their own creations. In this post, the chosen sample is the beautiful piano melody from Sufjan Stevens Concerning the UFO Sighting Near Highland, Illinois. Listen below to artists’ Jaymes Young, and Made In Heights reworkings. +++ From Jaymes Young’s debut […]

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