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Band of Horses – “The Funeral (Butch Clancy Remix)”

Band of Horses – “The Funeral (Butch Clancy Remix)” For the past few months I’ve been listening to non-stop progressive house and hating on dubstep, calling it “insolent noise”. I recently moved to San Francisco via LA and met a new friend who is a dubstep fanatic…he’s opened my eyes to the dubstep movement. He … Continue reading

DeathStar – Ultraviolet Halo EP

DeathStar is the collaborative future bass project of MartyParty and Minnesota. They released their much anticipated debut EP, Ultraviolet Halo, just yesterday and I’m pumped about it. I’ve never been immediately drawn to a dubstep album but I can’t stop listening to this. You can download the whole EP, including the Wiz Khalifa On My … Continue reading

The xx – “Crystalised (Dark Sky Remix)”

The xx – “Crystalised (Dark Sky Remix)” Since September 2007, I’ve been organizing my playlists by month. Each monthly playlist is filled with my favorite songs that I find within the month. Since I listen to music during just about every waking hour, my mood during a given month is heavily reflected in my song … Continue reading

Jamie Woon – “Night Air (Ramadanman Refix)”

Jamie Woon – “Night Air (Ramadanman Refix)” I must admit, I really dislike most dubstep. I understand the importance of its foundation and progression in music culture, and I pick and choose songs from producers who I think do it right (Deadmau5, Skillrex, Flux¬†Pavilion, Foamo, Burial, etc). But I whenever I hear someone say “WAIT … Continue reading

Jamie XX – “Far Nearer (Ollie Macfarlane Bootleg)”

Jamie XX – “Far Nearer (Ollie Macfarlane Bootleg)” Jamie XX – “Far Nearer” Jamie XX, the wonderboy behind The XX, has been putting out a lot of his own work recently. He’s done some solid remixes, and I just got my hands on a few of his own ambient tracks. “Far Nearer” is kind of … Continue reading

James Blake

James Blake – “Cmyk” James Blake – “I Mind” James Blake – “Wilhelms Scream” Dubstep ¬†is aggressive, intense, and compressed. Normally I can only take it in small doses. But then there’s James Blake …a 22 year old producer who has been tearing up London’s exploding dubstep scene for a few years now. His two … Continue reading