If you were wondering where the " Best of " list for Non-Canadian albums of 2012. Here it is. For now I am going to " Best of " list my Top 12 favorite albums that came out in 2012. It might be typical to who will be in the list but at least it will open up a the dialogue on who should or shouldn't be. So check it out! Hope you will agree or disagree 1. Dirty Projectors - Swing [...]
Last year was the first time that I did a "Best of" Remixes. So why not do it again this year. I am a sucker for songs being remixed and probably giving a bit of life to. You may agree or disagree on this list. Besides it might make you dance to it. So here it is my Top 12 Remixes of 2012. 1. Florence + The Machine - Spectrum (Say My Name) [Calvin Harris Remix] [...]
Sorry for not having chart #113 due to being at NXNE last week. But here is this weeks and last week's music singles chart. Chart #113 - Young Galaxy was still #1 and one new debut with Ottawa's The Love Machine. On this week's chart for the week ending June 24 - 30. We have a new #1 and with summer already starting. Why not get your dancing shoes on with this song by Ottawa's Silkken Laumann. Even the music video will want to make you dance. There are new debuts from Stars, [...]
Holy haberdashery, Batman! hot on the trail of first single "Take A Walk" Michael Angelakos and co delight us with a second offering from their upcoming 'Gossamer' album. "I'll Be Alright" is another euphoric explosion of melody that sounds totally fresh while still bearing all the elements that make this unmistakably a Passion Pit track. [...]
Now this is better! After dropping the first single Take A Walk from the upcoming "Gossamer" on July 24th. Passion Pit drops another single which is called "I'll Be Alright". I have to say this song is much better than the leading single. More fun, crazy and gets me dancing to the music! Have a listen to I'll Be Alright .
Here is this week's music singles chart for the week ending June 10 -16. There is a new #1 single this week. It goes to Young Galaxy who they release two new songs that they only made 300 copies on vinyl. These two new songs will tide us over when they make on their upcoming album. There are new debuts from fun. which is an amazing remix, Patrick Watson and Grizzly Bear. Check it out. This Week [...]
Here is this week's music singles chart. For the week ending June 3 - 9. After spending so many weeks in the chart, Great Lake Swimmers finally makes it as this week's #1 spot with their lovely song "New Wild Everywhere". There are new debuts from Young Galaxy and tUnE-yArDs. Check it out! This Week Last Week Total Weeks Artist Songs [...]
Having just featured Passion Pit's long awaited return it feels right to post Peking Duk remix. The Australian DJ duo have stayed pretty faithful to the original while adding an allmighty crescendo to the chorus. Good job boys! TRACKS: Passion Pit - Take A Walk (Peking Duk Remix)
Here is this week's music singles chart for the week ending May 27 - June 2. This week's #1 single goes to Dalarna, Sweden's The Tallest Man On Earth with his song "19043. Something about that song, reminds me of that Americana folk tune similar to Bob Dylan. The single is taken from There's No Leaving Now which drops on June 12, 2012 in North America. There are three new debuts from Yeasayer and Ottawa's Three Little Birds. Check it out! [...]
Three years after their debut, Passion Pit will release their sophomore LP, "Gossamer". The lead single, "Take a Walk", marks a continuation of what their fans have come to know and love: big, expansive sound marked by a feeling of exaltation. At their core, Passion Pit is euphoric. They offer a modern, one-of-a-kind take on pop, by [...]
Here is this week's music singles chart for the week ending May 20 - 26. Well there is no change in this weeks #1 single. For the second week is Metric's Youth Without Youth from the upcoming album "Synthetica" which drops on June 12, 2012. There are three new debuts from The Tallest Man On Earth and Perfume Genius. Check it out! This Week Last Week Total Weeks Artist Songs [...]
Here is this week's music singles chart for the week ending May 13 - 19. This week's #1 song goes to Metric. Yes I decided to make it #1 since everyone seems excited about the new album "SYNTHETICA" which drops on June 12, 2012. So hope you like it. There are new debuts from Passion Pit and Animal Collective. Check it out. This Week Last Week Total Weeks Artist [...]
It's been about three years since Cambridge, Massachusetts' Passion Pit burst into the scene with their catchy electropop music. Who doesn't remember that song " Sleepyhead "? Now the band has dropped the leading single today. Take A Walk is taken from Gossamer which drops on July 24, 2012. It's a different kind of sound this time. Sounds somewhat mature and more rock like. Have a listen to Take A Walk .
It was an eye opening moment when Radiohead released 'In Rainbows' and gave their fans the choice of at what price to purchase it at. The moral implications of this were far greater than one might think in this disposable era. Jonathan Dakan aka J. Viewz decided his latest project would be as modern and [...]
It is quite fitting that we just featured an ode to the fertile musical territory that is Brooklyn because it continues to produce noteworthy artists. Not least mysterious trio Sensual Harassment who have taken the act of providing scarce information on oneself to a new level with a minimalist website and bio to boot. This [...]
Strawberry Jam Don't be alarmed by the jumping stop-start-ness of Passion Pit's new single from their upcoming debut album Manners . In their trademark fashion it's typically ramshackle and experimental psychedelic rave-pop, so expect to be confused and then hooked for the duration of the almost five minute long pop song. Passion Pit first caught my attention with their spacey trance/rock-like song Sleepyhead (free download below), which I played repeatedly on EMJ radio last year and is now on regular rotate on NZ music TV and student [...]