Archive for the ‘tunes’ Category

DAFT PUNK VIDEO : LOSE YOURSELF TO DANCE

Posted BY JORDAN ON June 25th, 2013

Like most things, it happened in a fell swoop. First, there was the poster plastered on 24th and Alabama. “Oh, so Daft Punk has a new album,” I thought benignly. Then, the next day, I was driving in the city at rush hour, exuding all sorts of bad energy for the world and its driving […]

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SYLVIE VARTAN VIDEO : TOUT MES COPAINS

Posted BY JORDAN ON June 11th, 2013
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Salut chers amis, c’est mardi. And it’s June. Who knew? Everyone, I’m sure. It was around this time last summer that I came across a total gem of a 45 at the Aix-en-Provence Sunday market, and re-realized my love for Sylvie Vartan. Sure, she can be as hit and miss as any 60′s Yé-yé diva–a pop-mad teen–but […]

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THE LUYAS VIDEO : TOO BEAUTIFUL TO WORK

Posted BY JORDAN ON May 22nd, 2013
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I was cruising the Dead Oceans site recently, and came across this goodie from The Luyas. It’s from their 2011 album, Too Beautiful to Work–a solid indie/pop-ish album with great rhythm. Apparently they’re touring like crazy right now, so mark your calendars for July, because they’ll be playing with Nurses at Track Relay in Portland on the […]

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MAY MIX

Posted BY JORDAN ON May 13th, 2013
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Hello, and welcome to May. Been feeling very grateful this season, and this is a good feeling. Things I’m grateful for: long days, bougainvillea, employment, homemade potato salad, walking around town listening to Soulful Strut (#10), new jeans, romance, jasmine, other people’s dogs, warm floorboards, my mom. Hope you’re feeling a similar mix of comfort […]

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THE DONKEYS VIDEO : DON’T KNOW WHO WE ARE (+ MORE!)

Posted BY JORDAN ON May 03rd, 2013
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Things are heating up, people, and I like it. Spring has been mighty fine, and summer is quickly en route, and you know what that means. The Donkeys! Nothing says summer like San Diego’s finest, The Donkeys. Usually, at this point, I would start to relate their music to as many clever summer-type metaphors I […]

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LA LUZ VIDEO : CALL ME IN THE DAY

Posted BY JORDAN ON April 23rd, 2013
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Nothing gets me like a surf rock band, especially an all girl surf rock band–and especially an all girl surf rock/doo-wop band. I recently caught La Luz at a house show in Oakland, following the likes of Calvin Johnson (which is a pretty tough act to follow, if you know your stuff), and they totally killed it. […]

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MATTHEW HERBERT VIDEO : LEIPZIG

Posted BY JORDAN ON April 09th, 2013
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In 2010, I was packing up my house in San Diego to move to Oakland. It was summer, and not as hot as you’d imagine. In fact, 2010 will forever be remembered as the coldest Fourth of July San Diego has ever seen. Maybe this sounds good to you, but when you’re leaving a beach […]

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WILDFLOWER HOTLINE MIX

Posted BY JORDAN ON April 03rd, 2013
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Happy Spring, everyone! My dear friend Angella just made this really incredible 2 part mix for the occasion–or, in her words: to celebrate, i’ve made a mix. i keep having dreams about bright colors and sparkling geodes so i’ve collected some jams that feel like my dreams. Give a listen, and check out Angella’s blog for original […]

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JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE : A VERY CASUAL TOP 5 LIST

Posted BY JORDAN ON March 26th, 2013
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To celebrate JT’s new album, I figured a little video history might be in order. So, for your internet cruising pleasure: A Very Casual, Non-Sequential Top 5 List of Music Videos Featuring Justin Timberlake. 5. Obviously! The bed scene! Also, remember when Lance Bass tried to go to the moon? How cool is that? Best way […]

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TORO Y MOI VIDEO : STILL SOUND

Posted BY JORDAN ON March 19th, 2013
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Happy Tuesday, again, always and forever. Been jamming to Berkeley’s finest lately, Toro Y Moi. Highly recommend for: bike rides (including trips to the grocery store, or IKEA*), hair cuts, push ups, eating popsicles, me time, etc.). This is off his second album, Under the Pine (2011, Carpark Records). If you’re lucky and happen to be […]

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