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Thursday, August 26, 2010

Thursday Bears: New El Guincho - FM Tan Sexy

Here's the second taste from El Guincho's upcoming studio album, Pop Negro, and a little explanation of the album from Pablo Diaz-Reixav himself, via Stereogum;

"I started studying what makes them different but also what they had in common and I found out some really interesting coincidences. The reverbs they used (except for more “so-eighties” kind of tracks, all the rest were more keen on using different tap tempo delays as verbs rather tan proper springs/halls); the backing vocals production (there are super interesting coincidences between Michael Jackson/Quincy, U2, Bryan Ferry/Rhett Davies era productions, Mariah Carey/Walter Afanasyev, Nile Rodgers, Teddy Riley, Paco Trinidad in Spain, etc.); the way most of these guys used line + reamping style instead of mic’ing everything when tracking; the way they used stereo image and how they distributed sounds on space (this is where I found less coincidences and was therefore more inspired). I mean, I could go on and on about this if you want, I’ve been obsessed with this for last 3 years."

Pop Negro will be available September 14, via Young Turks Records.

El Guincho - FM Tan Sexy - MP3

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Tuesday Bears: New MGMT video - Congratulations

If any of you are already familiar with Yeasayer's recently released video for "Madder Red," then you've already experienced the pain of losing your freak pet one too many times. But, just in case you're into that sort of thing (aren't we all?), here's MGMT's newest video for "Congratulations."

MGMT - Congratulations

Monday, August 23, 2010

Listen to Sufjan Stevens' new All Delighted People EP

It's been everywhere lately, and you know how I hate missing out, so here it is; Sufjan Stevens all new (really!) All Delighted People EP. The lengthy eight track EP - two of which best 10 minutes a piece - isn't anything from the Detroit folk-singer/songwriter's 50 state epic (still awaiting part III), but it's new Sufjan, something we haven't heard in a long time.

The EP is available today, via Asthmatic Kitty and Bandcamp Records. You can listen to the whole thing yourself right below.

<a href="http://sufjanstevens.bandcamp.com/album/all-delighted-people-ep">All Delighted People (Original Version) by Sufjan Stevens</a>

New Toro Y Moi video - Low Shoulder

In Toro y Moi's newest video for "Low Shoulder," you get to see what happens to me literally every time I go to a diner.

You can get Toro's (Chaz's) album Causers of This now, via Carpark Records.

Toro y Moi - Low Shoulder

Monday Bears: New Antony and the Johnsons Video - Thank You for Your Love

Not totally content with wallowing in noir sorrows, Antony and the Johnsons released the first video from their new album Swanlights for "Thank You for Your Love." The video for the song, which also be featured on the group's Thank You for Your Love EP, slated for release tomorrow, features archival footage of Antony Hegarty's first visits to New York City as a teenager in the early 1990's.

Swanlights is scheduled for release October 11, via Rough Trade.

Antony and the the Johnsons - Thank You for Your Love