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Sounds So Fierce! Erik Hassle / Pathetic

I don’t know if it’s the California sunshine warming my skin again, the swishing of the palm trees outside my window or just pure contentment seeping from my pores but this track is heavier in cool than any amount of … Continue reading

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This Song Is Death By Pleasure: Future Islands / Seasons

My super rad friend and Scottish cheese & tractors expert passed along the live performance of this song from the David Letterman show and I nearly jumped off my balcony in misplaced euphoria. Note to self: just dance next time. … Continue reading

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Beautiful Mix: Duke Dumont / Hold On (feat. MNEK)

Yeah, I can get with this. Duke Dumont – an English DJ and music producer. He’s dropping a single in March and I’ll be there to catch it.  Enjoy!

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Stunning Perfection: Active Child / Silhouette (Feat. Ellie Goulding)

Active Child is one of my top artists. I can listen to his music and feel dumbfounded. How is it possible. Those vocals. Those lyrics. The punchy, layered instrumentals. I just found this track, which somehow in my Active Child … Continue reading

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HOT: SOHN / Lessons

Awwwww yes. I downloaded SOHN’s new album (coming out in April, peeps) and damn if I couldn’t find the best track on there. They’re all heartcrushingly beautiful. All of them. It’s so rare to have an album that rules from … Continue reading

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Wild Ones / Hold On, We’re Going Home (Drake Cover)

I’m really digging Portland, Oregon’s Wild Ones. Their version of Drake’s “Hold On, We’re Going Home” is ripe. Super solid. Not familiar with Wild Ones yet? No worries, you’re just on time. Check out their Facebook. Enjoy!

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Hugs, Kisses & Awesome Songs: Rhye / The Fall

YEAH! Valentine’s Day. Single or not, this day rules. We’ve got the people who despise it for whatever reasons, we’ve got those who adore it, and then there’s me, who thinks “Play love songs all day, remember how wonderful any … Continue reading

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Brand New! Chet Faker / Talk Is Cheap

Hallelujah. Chet Faker dished out a single from his upcoming album, Built on Glass. Thanks, Chetty, you rule. This is a win. Check out his Facebook and see what’s happening in Chet’s world. Enjoy!

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Snap, Crackle, HOT DAMN: Blood Orange / Chosen

From his ridiculously perfect album released in 2013, I bring you probably my favorite track (probably), “Chosen.” This song is a night bicycle ride across a rainy Amsterdam’s best companion. Also, a great companion to a very relaxing Sunday. Blood … Continue reading

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So fresh: Kwes / Bashful

Yep, sign me up. Whatever Kwes is selling, I’m buying. He’s British, he’s multitalented: songwriting, producing and multi-instrumentalist. Explore his Facebook a little, become a fan. Happy Friday! Make it a good one. Enjoy!

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