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  • Mix of the Month - August 2014

    31 août 2014, 16h33m



    This month's mix came together late, which I suppose is appropriate given my present life situation. At least the mix came together...still waiting on life.

    Anyway, you know the drill. There's some good stuff on here and I hope you enjoy it!

    1. The Tea Party - The Black Sea
    2. July Talk - Guns + Ammunition
    3. Elliott Brood - Jigsaw Heart
    4. The New Pornographers - Brill Bruisers
    5. Rich Aucoin - Want To Believe
    6. Charli XCX - Break the Rules
    7. Stars - From The Night
    8. Neighbors - Wild Enough
    9. Young Summer - Leave Your Love
    10. Ariane Moffatt - Soleil chaleur
    11. Cirqles - In the Dark
    12. Interpol - All the Rage Back Home
    13. The Twilight Sad - There's a Girl in the Corner
    14. Tony Dekker - Do I Miss My Friends?
    15. Rick Redbeard - Dreams Of The Trees

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  • Mix of the Month - July 2014

    1 août 2014, 13h19m



    This past month has been suboptimal at best. But hey at least the music was good! Here's hoping for better in August. Or maybe September.

    1. King Creosote - For One Night Only
    2. Owl John - Red Hand
    3. Death From Above 1979 - Trainwreck 1979
    4. Spoon - Rent I Pay
    5. The Rural Alberta Advantage - Terrified
    6. The Wooden Sky - Saturday Night
    7. High Ends - Intoxicated
    8. Cold Specks - Bodies At Bay
    9. Perfume Genius - Queen
    10. Black Rivers - The Ship
    11. Tim Bowness - The Warm-Up Man Forever
    12. Astronauts - Skydive
    13. Bry Webb - AM Blues
    14. Legends of Country - That's What We Talk About When We Talk About Country
    15. Michael Feuerstack - Sure Enough II
    16. Luluc - Reverie on Norfolk Street

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  • Mix of the Month - June 2014

    1 jui. 2014, 14h52m



    Hey, it's some music! Listen to it maybe!

    1. Bear In Heaven - Autumn
    2. The Phantom Band - The Wind That Cried the World
    3. Strand Of Oaks - Same Emotions
    4. Jenn Grant - Epic Sweep
    5. PHOX - Slow Motion
    6. Sia - Free The Animal
    7. Kitten - Like a Stranger
    8. Austra - Habitat
    9. Young Fathers - Get Up
    10. Sage Francis - The Place She Feared Most
    11. James Black - Man from Mars
    12. Fontarabie - Larve Humaine
    13. Will Driving West - The Adventure
    14. The Provincial Archive - Son of Sam
    15. Andrew Bird - Far From Any Road (Be My Hand)

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  • Mix of the Month - May 2014

    30 mai 2014, 1h28m



    1. Gruff Rhys - American Exterior
    2. Moist - Mechanical
    3. Failure - Come Crashing
    4. Wolf Alice - Moaning Lisa Smile
    5. The Beaches - Little Pieces
    6. Charli XCX - Boom Clap
    7. White Sea - Prague
    8. Silkken Laumann - Obvious Water (Yer a kitten)
    9. Röyksopp & Robyn - Do It Again
    10. Duologue - Bodylog
    11. Owen Pallett - The Riverbed
    12. Sea Wolf - Bergamot Morning
    13. Early Winters - Love Won't Leave Me Alone
    14. Telekinesis - This Time Tomorrow
    15. Memorial Electric Co. - Trouble In Mind (Fade To Blue)

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  • Mix of the Month - April 2014

    1 mai 2014, 3h25m



    April was a bit weak for new releases, though that's at least partly because I covered most of them last month and haven't had a lot of time to listen to music this month. The highlights for me were two Tragically Hip-related albums which are both more interesting than anything the Hip have done for a number of years. The extremely long-awaited collaboration between Gord Downie and the Sadies is a great little rock record and Justin Rutledge's album of Hip covers provides interesting re-interpretations of some classics while highlighting the strengths of the originals. And hey, the rest of the stuff on here is good too. Enjoy!

    1. The Faint - Help in the Head
    2. David Bowie - Atomica
    3. Joey Beats & Blak - Promised Land
    4. B. Dolan - Joan of Arcadia
    5. Murder By Death - 7th Street Wonderland
    6. Gord Downie, the Sadies, and the Conquering Sun - Budget Shoes
    7. Justin Rutledge - Springtime in Vienna
    8. Honeyblood - Bud
    9. Slow Club - Complete Surrender
    10. Enemy Planes - We Want Blood
    11. Jon Hopkins - Breathe This Air
    12. Daughter - Home (Jon Hopkins Remix)
    13. Evening Hymns - Port Hope
    14. Shearwater - Alemayehu
    15. Basia Bulat - The Rower's Mark

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  • Mix of the Month - March 2014

    19 avr. 2014, 14h21m



    1. Mounties - Pretty Respectable
    2. Chad VanGaalen - Where Are You?
    3. EMA - Satellites
    4. Elephant - Assembly
    5. Sia - Chandelier
    6. Mr. Little Jeans - Good Mistake
    7. Sisyphus - Lion's Share
    8. Sage Francis - Vonnegut Busy
    9. Wye Oak - The Tower
    10. Sharon Van Etten - Taking Chances
    11. Ladylike Lily - Bushrette
    12. SOAK - Blud
    13. Death Vessel - Mercury Dime
    14. Jimi Goodwin - Oh! Whiskey
    15. Timber Timbre - Run from Me

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  • Mix of the Month - February 2014

    1 mars 2014, 15h19m



    Despite its status as the shortest month of the year, February was a banner month for new releases this year. I feel like I didn't have enough time to listen to any one album, as something new was coming out on a biweekly basis! I also found out last month that I missed out on a Faint single and EP in 2012, shortly before I discovered that they have a new album on the way. Exciting times! Their last album came out the year I started graduate school, so that provides my experience with some interesting musical bookends. The Faint were my first show in Detroit to boot!

    Anyway, here's some music so listen to it or whatever.

    1. AUGUSTINES - Cruel City
    2. Villagers - Occupy Your Mind
    3. Noah Gundersen - Ledges
    4. Kalle Mattson - Darkness
    5. St. Vincent - Digital Witness
    6. Tegan and Sara - "Everything is Awesome!!!"
    7. Trust - Geryon
    8. SOHN - Artifice
    9. The Faint - This Is Is Is Is Pain
    10. Bike For Three! - Ethereal Love
    11. CHVRCHES - Bela Lugosi’s Dead
    12. Wild Beasts - Mecca
    13. The Lumineers - Stubborn Love
    14. Sun Kil Moon - Pray For Newtown
    15. Ry x - Shortline

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  • Mix of the Month - January 2014

    2 fév. 2014, 1h03m



    New year! New happenings! And of course, new music! 2014 is off to a pretty great start with highly anticipated new releases from Damien Jurado and Beck, along with less-anticipated but still enjoyable offerings from Thumpers, Broken Bells, Alcest, and the Twilight Sad. There are a bunch of random covers on this mix for some reason, but aside from that it's more or less the usual vibe. I've had a rotating selection of songs in my head all day since listening to this during my run this morning so I must be doing something right here. Next month features albums from St. Vincent and Noah Gundersen, as well as some others I'm probably forgetting - lots to look forward to!

    1. Thumpers - Sound of Screams
    2. Broken Bells - After the Disco
    3. Damien Jurado - Silver Timothy
    4. Zeus - Vasoline
    5. Rich Aucoin - Human After All
    6. Rosie Lowe - Right Thing
    7. Gems - Medusa
    8. Ramona Falls - On the Line
    9. Alcest - L'éveil des Muses
    10. Matthew Dear - Pale Shelter
    11. The Twilight Sad - Alphabet
    12. Eagleowl - Eagleowl Vs Woodpigeon
    13. Beck - Blue Moon
    14. Coeur De Pirate - Slow Show
    15. James Vincent McMorrow - Cavalier
    16. Arcade Fire - Some Other Place

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  • 2013: Mix of the Year

    6 jan. 2014, 1h44m



    I found a lot of music to enjoy this year! If I was to narrow things down to a top three albums, I guess I'd go with Basia Bulat's Tall Tall Shadow, Frightened Rabbit's Pedestrian Verse, and The National's Trouble Will Find Me, but there were a lot of strong contenders. Rounding out my top ten would probably be releases from Austra, CHVRCHES, Haim, John Grant, No Bird Sing, Okkervil River, and Tegan and Sara. The rest of the mix includes three of my favourite songs of the year: the Pacific Rim theme (possibly my #1 track of the year), Moby's "Almost Home" (I'd buy a Damien Jurado/Moby collaboration album in a heartbeat) and that Boy Least Likely To song about my neurodevelopmentally disabled cat (meow). Also a year-end-appropriate Shearwater cover song and a few tracks from top ten near misses.

    I hope everyone else had a good 2013 with respect to music and life in general, and that 2014 is even better in both regards!

    1. Ramin Djawadi - Pacific Rim
    2. Austra - What We Done?
    3. Haim - Don't Save Me
    4. John Grant - Black Belt
    5. CHVRCHES - Tether
    6. Tegan and Sara - I'm Not Your Hero
    7. Basia Bulat - Promise Not To Think About Love
    8. Shearwater - This Year
    9. Okkervil River - Stay Young
    10. Hayden - Blurry Nights
    11. The National - Fireproof
    12. Local Natives - You & I
    13. Telekinesis - Ever True
    14. No Bird Sing - And War
    15. Moby - Almost Home
    16. Frightened Rabbit - The Oil Slick
    17. The Boy Least Likely To - Peggy The Cat

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  • Mix of the Month - December 2013

    1 jan. 2014, 21h54m



    Last mix of 2013! Except the forthcoming "best of." Hooray!

    1. Farewell Dear Ghost - Fire
    2. Jacquemort - Adieu Mes Chats
    3. Matthew E. White - Big Love
    4. Sage Francis - Blue
    5. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. - Hiding
    6. Mr. Little Jeans - Oh Sailor
    7. Charli XCX - SuperLove
    8. Millicent - Longer
    9. Mas Ysa - Why
    10. Majical Cloudz - Childhood's End
    11. Local Natives - Out Getting Ribs
    12. Andy Shauf - Sweet Refugees
    13. Okkervil River - Dance Hall Days
    14. Low - Stay
    15. Villagers & John Grant - My Love My Life

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