mixtape

FACT Magazine: Essential Mixes for Days

FACT Magazine: Essential Mixes for Days

Dear friends, I’m about to drop a tip on you that may change your musical life. If you’d like to be exposed to new and interesting music that’s wrapped up in a fun and easy-to-consume package, please listen to FACT mixes. If you’re unfamiliar, FACT is a UK-based magazine (online-only as of 2009) and once(…)

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”(…)

Essential Mixtape Alert: The Peel Off Pregame

In the grand tradition of myself, I downloaded this mixtape over a month ago and just got around to listening to it today. And WHOA – I was blown away. I’ve been a fan of Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire since the first time I heard Lost in Translation last fall and now I know that the(…)