Mount Kimbie – “Made to Stray” is a Banger and a Half

Got damn – I said GOTDAYUM! Mount Kimbie’s “Made to Stray” got my attention with a minimal beat lead-in, then spreads the love out to some Afro-Cuban vibing – culminating in a sound I usually associate with Hot Chip:

You can grab a free download of this banger at Mount Kimbie’s site.

Short Music Roundup: Hot Chip, Gigamesh Reworks Ladyhawke and More

Shmu (Zorch) goes solo and shares his new video which may go down as one of the most hipster of all hipster things I’ve ever seen. I’m talking pink onesie pajamas as an outfit, old, loud-colored sweaters whose leftover thrift store odors are so easily imaginable they are practically wafting through my computer screen, a fun house…I could go on. The song is a jam though!

Download “House of Stares

Ladyhawke has been teasing us with bits and pieces of her upcoming album for what seems like forever now! This Gigamesh remix of “Sunday Drive” is bonkers! Makes me even more excited to hear whatever is next.

Also check out a new tune from Hot Chip (if you haven’t heard it already)

Baunz “The Same Thing” really appeals to the life-long Chicagoan in me. Sometimes there’s nothing better than House music.

Download the title track off of The High Strung’s freshly released album “?Posible o’ Imposible?

Friday Morning Mix Tape Jan 27, 2012

T.G.I.F.F. amiright? Even with my week flying by, I could not be happier to see the beautiful ageless face of Friday morning.

We’ve got some friends coming for a visit this weekend and momma’s ready to get her drink on. As if I needed help getting psyched for an excuse to stock up the liquor cabinet, I’m making a little mix tape to help these last working hours go by as quickly as possible.

Kitten in a Leotard

Join me for: Slumber Party Disco

(ft. Mac DeMarco “Rock & Roll Night Club”, Ghostpoet “Survive It”, “Champagne Toast (Mike Simonetti remix), Cuff the Duke “Cold Blooded Old Times” (Smog cover), Hot Chip “No Fit State”, The Hood Internet “Some Creeps (TLC x Holy Ghost x Michael McDonald), Young Liars “Echoists”, Casiokids “Det Haster!” (of Montreal remix)