Museum of Love is a New York band featuring former LCD Soundsystem drummer Pat Mahoney and Dennis McNany. Their sound is described as Indie Dance/Nu Disco/Punk Funk, and this featured song is their second single, Monotronic
“Snow in Newark” is a minor key ode to loneliness from Canadian-based future bass producer Ryan Hemsworth from his third full length, Alone For The First Time, the first on his own imprint, Secret Songs.
The Budgie EP came out in June of this year on DC-born DJ and musician Theo Parrish‘s Wildheart Recordings
Tamara Wellons’ new single “Behind the Veil” is as uplifting as it is musically sophisticated, and the video treatment really shows the warmth of her personality.
Andreas Dorau’s “Fred Vom Jupiter” is my current ear worm. Give this a listen and you may find yourself unknowingly humming it as you go about your day.
Halfway through my opening DJ set for Echo & the Bunnymen, I worked in “Get the Message” by Electronic, the 1991 collaboration between Bernard Sumner and Johnny Marr.
Jensen Sportag is Austin Wilkinson and Elvis Craig from Nashville, TN. Their song “Mapquest” is on their 2011 debut EP, Pure Wet, on Cascine Records.
A promising remix for a J-Pop singer early in Röyksopp’s career arc eventually became “Vision One”, an underrated banger on the Norwegian duo’s third album Wall Of Sound.
Atticus’ Song of the Day leads to an in-depth study in bass weight’s past and present.
Here is my top ten for 2011, as you can see I have some chill wave and some straight up dance-floor bombs filling out my top ten. This has been an amazing year musically, and we were blessed with tons of great albums and singles.