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Wednesday 08 October 2008

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20th September 2008

Feed Your Ears!

Posted by: Kitten Power

Need something fresh to listen to?  Here are some tracks which have been rocking my world. 

Bringing the funk: Beck

Trivia: Beck’s fantastic new album Modern Guilt is produced by Danger Mouse of Gnarls Barkley - who brings the funk.

Gamma Ray:

Soundtrack to love: Joan As Police Woman

Trivia: Joan as Police Woman is Joan Wasser, who was Jeff Buckley’s girlfriend when he tragically drowned in Memphis in 1997.

To Be Loved:

Baroque harmonies: Fleet Foxes

Trivia: The Seattle band has unsurprisingly been widely compared to The Beach Boys . . . as well as Band of Horses and The Shins.

White Winter Hymnal:

Dressed down hip hop: Kanye West

Trivia: “Love Lockdown” is the likely first single from Kanye’s fourth album and has been one of the most debated pieces of music on the net since it was released.

Love Lockdown:

Sexy Rock: Kings of Leon

Trivia: The band’s fourth album Only By The Night is out on the 23rd . . . the southerners have been posting home videos on their website to preview it

Sex on Fire:

Sugar pop: Lykke Li

The lowdown: The Swedish singer, whose name is apparently pronounced like “luckily”, once worked as a TV show dancer.

I’m Good, I’m Gone:

Trippy experimental indie-folk: Black Moth Super Rainbow

Trivia: This Pittsburgh band existed under the name satanstompingcaterpillars from 2000 to 2002.

Sun Lips:

Tags: General · Music

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