Sunday, June 29, 2008

Friday, June 27, 2008

"Lost" Songs

Before I get to the Friday Hotness today, I am going to ask you fine folks for your help on something. I have been looking for these songs below for some time now, and I can't find for the life of me an mp3 of any of them.

If you have a copy, or know where I can download I would be forever grateful.

- Sic Transit & Andrew Campion- On The Ball

- Longwave- The Devil and The Liar

- Engineers- Sometimes I Realise (Extra Bonus Points for finding this one, I think it is on an album that was never actually released).

- Blackalicious- 40 oz for Breakfast

- Paul Harris- Put Your Hands Back On

- Sorcerer- Surfing at Midnight

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Pink Skull- Bubblelog Aftermath Video

Just as I was looking for some new dance moves for the summertime, Pink Skull has made this new video starring some old guys and their old guy dances.

A cue card for dance moves? Epic.

Digitalism- Kitsune Tabloid Mix

Download: Digitalism - Kitsune Tabloid Mix (Megaupload)


1. Mawkish - Baba
2. Muscles - Sweaty (Shazam Rmx )
3. Zongamin - Tunnel Music
4. Hercules & Love Affair - Raise Me Up
5. Holy Ghost - Hold On
6. Zombie Nation - Filter Jerks
7. The Human League - The Things That Dreams Are Made Of (Original dub)
8. Shadowdancer - Cowbois / with Spank Rock - Put That Pussy On Me (A Capella)
9. Digitalism - The Pulse (Der Die Das Rmx )
10. Midnight Juggernauts - Ending Of An Era
11. The Jonzon Crew - Space Cow Boy
12. I Sream Ice Ccream - Closing Time Closing In
13. Siriusmo - Diskoding
14. Calvin Harris - Colours
15. The Presets - Yippiyo Ya
16. Hey Today ! - If I Was Wonder
17. Hot Chip - Shake A Fist
18. The Kills - Cheap And Cheerful
19. The B 52 - Funplex (CSS Extended remix)
20. Proxy - Dance in Dark
21. Decalicious - La Faviere 76 ( Larz Chapter remix)
22. In Flagranti - Business Acumen
23. Late Of The Pier - The Bears Are Coming (Metronomy remix)
24. WhoMadeWho - The Plot
25. Digitalism - Echoes ( Digitalism's Underwater Sonar Club mix)

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

A Trak x Nike- Running Man Mix

I have to say that I am a little disappointed in the new A Trak mix that he did for the Nike workout mix series. "Running Man" starts off strong, and I was feeling the burn on the Stairmaster for the first 5 minutes last night listening to it. However the 45-minute mix is slow at times, and really just 5 or 6 long songs stretched out with some scratching mixed in. Definitely not a pump up mix for the gym, in my opinion. But maybe that's because I listen to mostly drum n' bass, Prodigy and old school Oakenfold during workouts.

In his defense, I'm sure there were some restrictions as to what he/Nike were allowed to include on the mix without paying sky-high licensing fees. He is still one of the world's best DJs and one of my favorites to see live. Catch him this summer on tour:

6/28 Glastonbury, England - Glastonbury Festival
6/30 London, England - Durrr @ The End
7/18 Chicago, IL - Sonotheque
7/19 Los Angeles, CA - Hard L.A. @ Shine Expo Center
7/20 New York, NY - Central Park SummerStage #%
8/07 Gothenburg, Sweden - Way Out West Festival
8/08 Oslo, Norway - Øya Festival
8/10 Toronto ON - Time Festival
8/16 Hasselt, Belgium - Pukkelpop Festival
8/30 Dublin, Ireland - Electric Picnic
9/06 Isle of Wight, England - Bestival

Hey, maybe you could even run to the show in your town blasting "Running Man?" No? Ok, I'll stop now.

Download: A Trak- Nike Running man Mix (Link Removed By Request)

Monday, June 23, 2008

Castaneda at The Troubadour 6/24

The homie Rob's band Castaneda is playing at The Troubadour tomorrow night.

Check them out their Echo Park influenced pop/rock sound so you can say you saw them way back when at the Troubadour!

Friday, June 20, 2008

My Morning Jacket- Live at Bonnaroo 2008

Every year I kick myself for not going to Bonnaroo, but this year I really missed out. Look at the amazing 3 hour plus set list from THE best live band in America- My Morning Jacket.

"Tyrone"?!, "Get Down On It"!?! "One Big Holiday" (w/ Kirk Hammett)!?!! Are you kidding me?

Catch me out there next year, sweaty and muddy but lovin' life.

Download: MY MORNING JACKET- BONNAROO 2008 (Large File)


01 "Evil Urges"
02 "Off The Record"
03 "Gideon"
04 "Hot Fun In The Summertime" (Sly & the Family Stone) *
05 "Highly Suspicious"
06 "What A Wonderful Man"
07 "I'm Amazed"
08 "Thank You Too"
09 "Touch Me I'm Going To Scream Pt. 1"
10 "Sec Walkin"
11 "Golden"
12 "Two Halves"
13 "Lay Low"
14 "Hit It and Quit It" (Funkadelic)
15 "Tyrone" (Erykah Badu)
16 "Steam Engine" -->drum solo
17 "Anytime"
18 "Aluminum Park"
19 "Easy Morning Rebel" *
20 "Dancefloors" *
21 "One Big Holiday" (w/ Kirk Hammett)


22 "Cold Sweat" (James Brown) *
23 "Get Down On It" (Kool & the Gang) *
24 "Across 110th Street" (Bobby Womack) *
25 "Wordless Chorus"
26 "Phone Went West"
27 "Mahgeetah"
28 "Oh Sweet Nuthin" (The Velvet Underground)
29 "Librarian"
30 "Bermuda Highway" (Jim James solo)
31 "Dondante"
32 "Run Thru"
33 "Smokin From Shootin"
34 "Touch Me I'm Going To Scream Pt. 2"
35 "Home Sweet Home (Feat. Zach Galifianaks as Little Orphan Annie) (Mötley Crüe)
* w/Jeff Coffin on saxophone and the Nashville/Louisville Horns

Thursday, June 19, 2008

New Lakai Skate Video

Skate videos were always cool but how amazing is does this new Lakai video look? I posted that Spike Jonze/M83 clip before as well. Lakai is really stepping their game up.

Does anyone know when this comes out?

Girl Talk- Feed The Animals

Yes, Girl Talk can't DJ his way out of a wet paper bag. And yes, none of the music on Feed The Animals is orginal. But take all that with a grain of salt and this is simply a really dope mix, spanning genres like no other.

Catch this man wrecking dancefloors in some dark basement near you with his "beer and sweat-proofed" laptop.

Here are 3 tracks from Feed The Animals, download the whole thing here.

Download: Girl Talk- Still Here

Download: Girl Talk- Set It Off

Download: Girl Talk- Hands in the Air

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Frightened Rabbit

Ok, I have finally found a full album from this year that is capable of being on a 2008 "Best Of" list (besides The Teenagers Reality Check )- Frightened Rabbit's The Midnight Organ Fight.

Check out 3 tracks below, and tell me you don't feel something (no emo).

Download: Frightened Rabbit- My Backwards Walk

Download: Frightened Rabbit-Heads Roll Off

Download: Frightened Rabbit- The Modern Leper

Saturday, June 14, 2008

Old School Justice

An old find from everyone's favorite Juss-teece. Now with 80% less distortion!

Download: Justice- Sure You Will

Thursday, June 12, 2008

New Sigur Ros!

Here are a few tracks off Sigur Ros' new album entitled (wait for it...) Me› Su› í Eyrum Vi› Spilum Endalaust .

Despite my quips with them being quite pompous (singing in your own invented language "Hopelandic" on the album ( ) , really dudes?)), they DO make some beautiful music.

Catch them at Bonaroo this weekend, in NYC on June 16-17 or at The Greek Theatre in LA on October 2nd.

Download: Sigur Ros- Gobbledigook

Download: Sigur Ros- Inní Mér Syngur Vitleysingur

Download: Sigur Ros- Vi› Spilum Endalaust

Tuesday, June 10, 2008


I just popped this new Kleerup album in at work and I am very impressed to say the least. He is a swedish DJ who's debut album combines two of my favorite elements- pulsating electronic beats and exotic female vocals. Guest vocalist on the album include Lykke Li, Robyn and Neneh Cherry.

Download: Kleerup- With Every Heartbeat (feat Robyn)

Download: Kleerup- Until We Bleed (feat Lykke Li)

Download: Kleerup- Tower of Trellick

Download: Kleerup- Thank You For Nothing

Monday, June 9, 2008

The Pinker Tones

I saw The Pinker Tones completely rock the KCRW Sounds Eclectic show after-party in 2006, with no previous knowledge of them at all. I didn't know if it was the open bar or free burrito station that may have clogged my judgement that night, but after some research I found out that they are a DJ duo from Barcelona who make some pretty amazing music.

Their new album Wild Animals, which came out in May has a real Zero 7/Thievery Corporation feel to it.

They are actually on The Vans Warped Tour this summer, so check them out there. Hey, even 13 year old emos need to let loose on the dancefloor, right?

Download: The Pinker Tones- Biorganised

Download: The Pinker Tones- Fugaz

Download: The Pinker Tones- Hold On

Download: The Pinker Tones- S.E.X.Y.R.O.B.O.T

Saturday, June 7, 2008

The Outrunners - Wayfarer Weekend Mix

The homies over at Valerie just posted this dope mix by French duo The Outrunners. It is perfect for driving down a dark street in your Delorean with your Ray Bans on or hitting the streets of South Beach circa 1985. Tracklist below.

Download: The Outrunners- Wayfarer Weekend Mix

1) LadyHawke - Back Of The Van (Fred Falke Ultimate Beverly Mix)
2) Supermal - Light Years (Lifelike Discopolis Remix)
3) Paul Parker & Pamela Stanley - Stranger In a Strange Land
4) DJ DLG - On The Run (The Outrunners Instrumental Remix)
5) The Outrunners - Blazing Speed and Neon Lights With You (Jontanamo Vocal Remix)
6) Fred Falke - Omega Man
7) The Outrunners - Cool Feeling (Factory Factory Remix)
8) Daft Punk - Something About Us

Thursday, June 5, 2008

N.E.R.D.- Seeing Sounds

This is definitely not as good as their classic debut In Search Of... , but the new album has some solid songs on it. I posted a few below. The album comes out Tue 6/1, but it is out there now if you catch my drift.

LA people- catch N.E.R.D. this Saturday at Staples Center on the Kanye "Glow in the Dark Tour," the best show you will see this year! (Well, maybe besides My Morning Jacket).

Download: N.E.R.D.- Anti Matter

Download: N.E.R.D.-Yeah You

Download: N.E.R.D.- Sooner or Later

Download: N.E.R.D.- Spaz

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Ultra Stimulation Mix #2: Reggae Mix

Here it is folks, what you have been waiting for-The Reggae Mix. Just in time for your summer adventures- the beach, BBQs, roadtrips, wherever the sunniest of seasons may take you. The 19 tracks on here are an eclectic mix of songs from the early 1970's to today, but all share a common theme of good vibes.

Check it out, tracklist below:


1. Althea and Donna- Uptown Top Rankin
2. Rebelution- Other Side
3. The Wailing Souls- Like A Rolling Stone
4. Born Jamericans- Warning Sign
5. Gregory Issacs- Night Nurse
6 . DJ Quik- Bombudd 2
7. Sublime- Doin' Time - (Uptown Dub)
8. Steel Pulse- Chant A Psalm
9. Easy Star All-Stars & Citizen Cope- Karma Police
10. Pepper- Stone Love
11. Colouring lesson- Irie
12. Rasites- Africa
13. Toots & the Maytals- Take Me Home Country Roads
14. Bob Marley- Lick Samba
15. 311- Stealing Happy Hours
16. Ken Boothe- Everything I Own
17. The Aggrolites- Reggae Hit L.A.
18. The Wailing Souls- Wild Life
19. Long Beach Dub Allstars- Pass It On

Wale- The Mixtape About Nothing

By now you probably know that I love Wale. The DC native is the total package and poised to take over the rap world. After just signing to Interscope in April, I think his debut album is due out later this year. I the meantime, he dropped this Seinfeld-inspired mixtape The Mixtape About Nothing , and its got some heaters on it for sure. It also features some funny clips from the show, him rapping over the Seinfeld theme and even a drop by Julia Louis Dreyfus herself.

Download the whole thing for free over at the homie The Elitaste's blog here.

Download: Wale-The Opening Sequence

Download: Wale-The Freestyle (Roc Boys)

Download: Wale-The Crazy

Download: Wale-The Vacation From Ourselves

Sunday, June 1, 2008