Monthly Archives: January 2013

Charli XCX – You (Ha Ha Ha)

Charli XCX’s newest single samples Gold Panda’s “You” pretty literally, but I’ll forgive it because the song’s still pretty badass. I wish she had done something more with the sample other than simply play the track and sing over it, … Continue reading

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Cour Vette – Cafe Disco

Of all the found footage Soul Train-esque dance videos I’ve posted, this one has by far the dorkiest dancing and God bless it for that. The song, “Cafe Disco” is pure disco funk filtered through a House music groove, a … Continue reading

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Laura Mvula – Green Garden / She

“Green Garden” is already an early contender for one of the best videos of 2013 with its fun, playful vibe and beautiful melodies and harmonies. The sound of this track reminds me a lot of Nina Simone’s ‘Remixed and Reimagined’ … Continue reading

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Brooke Candy – Everybody Does

You might recognize Brooke Candy as that weird girl from Grimes’ “Genesis” video, and it turns out that besides wearing crazy costumes and dancing in other people’s videos she also makes her own music as well. She’s a rapper who … Continue reading

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Lay Bac – Kasumi (孤独) / Feel U Again

Austin, Texas’ Lay Bac make some of the best, most relaxing, fuzzed-out, lo-fi dreampop out there. This is exactly the right kind of fake 80’s retro/revival music that I love listening to. The videos for “Kasumi (孤独)” and “Feel U … Continue reading

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Marina and the Diamonds – How To Be A Heartbreaker

One of the things I’d like to do this year is catch up with some of the best music from last year that I didn’t post before because, well, let’s face it, I was being lazy. Not sure 2013 is … Continue reading

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