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MP3: Alpaca Sports – “I Was Running”

Let’s kick off our Friday nights with some easy-listening Swedish pop. Alpaca Sports is the solo project of Andreas Jonsson, though he credits the work of many friends on his Facebook page as well. A track as breezily pleasant as “I Was Running” is a good way to start the weekend, with its swift guitar jangle and harmonious male-female vocal duet.

The Lumineers – Riviera 9/20

Six months ago, I stood in the back of The Beauty Bar in Austin and The Lumineers strutted out in the crowd and finished an electric set that left me buzzing as I strolled across Austin. Since then, their music has been featured in commercials, my wife plays them almost nightly and I had almost [...]

MP3: Mykus – “Electric Fizz” (ft. Fruit Shoes)

Mykus aka Mikus is an idiosyncratic producer from Leeds who touts a skilled manipulation of sound, particularly with his vocal production. On “Electric Fizz”, various vocal layers topple over one another like dominoes, as he plays with various pitches and robotic effects. It makes for some oddly engaging sounds, with the experimental vocal additions resembling Hot Chip at their most ambitious.

Baauer on Rinse.FM

Son Raw beez in the office Voted “most likely to outlast music’s all-trap-everything phase,” Baauer makes the leap from having a hot single on Mad Decent to playing with the big boys on Rinse and signing to Scottish purveyor of all things beat related, Lucky Me. This is everything you’d expect: laser synths, claps galore… Continue reading »