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I’m Really Into the New Vampire Weekend Record

I’m Really Into the New Vampire Weekend Record

It’s true. When it comes to music, I like to go in with no expectations. I’ll at least TRY to listen to everything that crosses my desk – even if it’s an artist I’ve loathed in the past. Being pleasantly surprised rules, so why deprive myself of that experience? Saying that I’ve loathed Vampire Weekend(…)

Essential Mixtape Alert: Korallreven – A Dream Within a Dream

Essential Mixtape Alert: Korallreven – A Dream Within a Dream

In my classic music-hoarding ways, it took me nearly a year to listen to this mixtape from Swedish (dareisay) chillwave surfers Korallreven (which I think means “coral reefs” in Swedish). But listening to it today, it sounded so fresh, new and delightful that I had to share it with y’all.  “A Dream Within a Dream”(…)

In Love with Wild Beasts

Since first hearing Wild Beasts about three years ago, I have been 100% in love with them and their undefinable sound. Somehow they manage make music that’s both subtle and incredibly, unabashedly sexy. I hesitate to use any more words to describe them, because I don’t want to spoil the magic, however I think that(…)

I Wanna Go to Lovers Lane with Hunx!

Ever since Hunx added three ultra-fierce Punkettes to his band, I’ve been a major devotee. “Lovers Lane” from Hunx and His Punx latest album “Too Young to Be in Love” might just be my favorite song of the year so far. It’s a feisty, ’60s throwback power-ballad (does that even make sense?) which showcases both(…)

Computer Love: Our Favorite Links of the Week

  Art These vintage portraits of intriguing people make us want to write a short story. Thanks Miss Modish! Start with a beautiful fashion photograph add animation and literally feel the wind in your hair over at From Me to You. For all you graphic design lovers here is a rad map of Manhattan using(…)