TALK LIKE TIGERS – “Animalistic “

Talk Like Tigers, which consists of Mark Thompson, along with identical twins Charlotte and Stephanie Walker, has  a new song out right now that is pretty damn good. I’m surprised it wasn’t recommended to me on my Spotify Discover Weekly playlist with it’s great synth beat and Robyn-esque vocals. Described as “gritty electro pop” makes… TALK LIKE TIGERS – “Animalistic “ was originally published on Rhyme et Reason Continue reading TALK LIKE TIGERS – “Animalistic “

“Coming Home (Viceroy Remix)”- VISITOR

  We told you about VISITOR‘s EP COMING HOME // RNB a week or so back. So have have you been listening to their sinister synth riffs? (Seriously, it’s like listening to haunted house soundtrack if it were on Mars or something.) We’re into it in a big way, so we’re excited to report “Coming Home” has been remixed a few times over.   The latest, by Viceroy, is available to download for f-r-e-e. What do you think?   Do you like “Coming Home”? If so, be sure to pick up your copy of COMING HOME // RNB on 10 September!   Continue reading “Coming Home (Viceroy Remix)”- VISITOR

Crystal Castles – Plague

So, back in Catherine the Great’s time, there was a huge bubonic plague (1770-1772) that took out, according to some reports, 1/6 to 1/3  of the residents of Moscow (close to 100,000 people) and countless others in the more rural areas. They didn’t really know how the plague or germs, for that matter, spread. Lots of people would gather around religious icons and pray. All this meant that the plague jumped from one person to another even more quickly. The icon was removed overnight, one day, by archbishop Amvrosy. Riots happened because the Russians believed it was a conspiracy to spread … Continue reading Crystal Castles – Plague

“Conquest” – The Sound of Arrows

This has the delicious beginning that reminds me of the openings of songs from the … 90s? “Conquest” is a stand out song from the Swedish band The Sound Of Arrows‘ debut LP Voyage.  A couple of years ago, their song “M.A.G.I.C.” got a lot of buzz on music blogs. It wasn’t my favorite but their video for it won Best International Music Video at the Spanish Musiclip Festival. The soundscapes are otherworldly and mysterious, just like the video. Seriously, everything is in slow motion. I don’t think you can really go wrong with slow motion set to music. Well, at … Continue reading “Conquest” – The Sound of Arrows

“no more words”- berlin

that’s right, berlin!  contrary to popular belief, this 1980s l.a. band was more than a one-hit-wonder.  and although “take my breath away” is their most famous, they had quite a string of hits.  their album pleasure victim is in my top 25 of all time, but the song i’m posting comes from love life.  here’s “no more words”: 02_No_More_Words.m4a Listen on Posterous   unlike her blonder counterpart, *cough* deborah harry  *cough*, terri nunn (lead singer) could/can really sing.  if you’re into new-new-wave acts like the killers, lady gaga, marina and the diamonds, and neon indian you’ll like berlin.   check … Continue reading “no more words”- berlin