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The Daily Playlist for March 31, 2012

  • Das Racist – Ek Shaneesh
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  • No death penalty, anonymous jury in Lil Boosie trial
  • Can to release Lost Tapes box set
  • Krautrock pioneers to unleash 3CD set in June. As we reported in September, Can will soon be releasing The Lost Tapes, a 3CD set of archival material. Further details have emerged as the June release date draws near. The box will be comprised of outtakes, soundtrack recordings and live material, dating from 1968 to 1977. […]
  • Top Tunes – March 2012
    3:13, via Phuturelabs
  • It’s been another top month for tunes and 2012 is looking to be another great year for electronic music. The sun also finally arrived in Glasgow this month so we’re a little happier than usual and that might be reflected on our rundown of tunes for March. Hint’s “Daily Intake” album on Tru Thoughts has […]
  • Kelly Charles – You’re No Good For Me
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  • Kelly Charles – You’re No Good For Me
    3:13, via Phuturelabs
  • We hit the early house business trail today with the 1987 US platter “You’re No Good For Me” recorded by Kelly Charles. Although the song did not actually chart, it certainly seemed to reach the underground as it was famously sampled by the Prodigy in 1994 on “No Good (Start the Dance)” amongst others. You […]
  • Artful – Could Just Be The Bassline (DubRocca Remix)
    3:13, via uDubstep.com
  • DubRocca’s remix of “Could Just Be The Bassline” was put out in listen-only form a couple of months ago for a competition from Artful. Fortunately, he won the thing and decided to give it away for free to us just yesterday! Keir DubRocca (DubRocca) is an up and comer from the UK that definitely deserves your […]
  • Flosstradamus – Hood Fantasy + Tour Dates
    3:13, via Vacay Wave
  • electronic dance music blogBack Seat. Windows Up. Flosstradamus knows whats up. The recently signed Fools Gold duo is doing it big. They’ve just released their Total Recall EP on Mad Decent’s new Jeffree’s imprint and are already back on the grind–  medicating the … Continue reading
  • Remix Party Playlist Vol. 62 – 3.30.2012 [Housse De Racket, Foo Fighters, Martin Solveig, The Shoes, and more…]
    3:13, via The Burning Ear
  • Its Friday and this is how we do it.  Don’t know about you, but I just got my coffee game on and Im feeling that caffeine high right about now.  Powered right through that 2:30 wall like it was blue cotton-candy.  And I love that shite.  Just marf’n on it.  Anyway, enough of this noise.  Lets be honest, you’re here for the chuneage.…

  • Coffee Break
  • Some chilled out beats from Zeds Dead and chilled out rhymes from Omar LinX, straight from the Victor EP. ♫ Zeds Dead & Omar LinX – Coffee Break
  • Contamination
  • A collaboration like Liquid Stranger and Ajapai can only create something like this. ♫ Liquid Stranger & Ajapai – Contamination daftwho? MUST have BONUS: ♫ Tim Ismag – Club On Fire (Rekoil Remix)
  • Dillon Fartcis
  • Dillon Francis likes farting. ♫ Clockwork – Hulk (Dillon Francis Remix) daftwho? MUST have
  • Keys N Krates
  • Uplifting sounds from Keys N Krates. ♫ Bassnectar – Ugly (Keys N Krates Remix) daftwho? MUST have BONUS: ♫ Angger Dimas & Bassjackers – RIA ♫ Attaque – Shadows
  • Video: Orbital – “Wonky”
  • Cats are the Devil.
  • Check Out: Three new Actress tracks
  • From his upcoming R.I.P. album.
  • Athens, Georgia rock group Reptar is getting ready to unleash their debut album, Body Faucet, into the world on May 1 via Vagrant. In the meantime, they’ve released two singles from the record […]
  • For the past year, GIVERS (@giversmusic) have been über busy touring across continents and promoting their debut LP, released last June, but they’ve still found time to tweet about their hectic […]
  • Top 5 Videos of the Week // 31st March 2012
    3:13, via The 405
  • Top 5 Videos of the Week // 31st March 2012
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  • Top 5 Videos of the Week // 31st March 2012
    3:13, via The 405
  • Top 5 Videos of the Week // 31st March 2012
    3:13, via The 405
  • Top 5 Videos of the Week // 31st March 2012

    This week’s top videos come from Belle and Sebastian, Orbital, Dum Dum Girls, SHINIES and La Sera.

    We’re also treated to some background info on the videos from the people that made them, including one director answering the question, “what do you do when they say they want something Lynch-ian?”

    Remember, you can watch all the latest music videos in our TV section.

    Top 5 Videos of the Week

    Belle And Sebastian – ‘Crash’

    Fresh back in the UK after an 8 (and a bit) year stint in NZ, I was approached by Paul Glancy from Late Night Tales to make the video. I really liked their mellow acoustic version of the song and animation seemed the way to go. I decided to make paper toy versions of the band and the vibe of the song suggested a simple band performance contrasting with busy backdrops. I designed and then made paper versions of the band before embarking on a two day shoot around London and Chesham capturing various time lapse backgrounds. I then animated 3d versions of the band in Cinema 4D and comped them into the photographic backgrounds in After Effects.”
    Stephen Tolfrey




    Orbital – ‘Wonky’

    Dum Dum Girls – ‘Coming Down’

    SHINIES – ‘Shola

    “The video references the Smashing Pumpkins promo ‘1979’. But the idea came from a cult 1980’s stand up comedian, The Unknown Comic, who always wore a paper bag over his head. The video is about looking beneath the surface. In a world obsessed with fashion and fads what is it that makes us, us? Is it the clothes we wear, the things we do, or something you can’t see. You have to look behind the bag. Fabio R. Youniss

    La Sera – ‘Real Boy / Drive On’

    “The video has multiple layers of ‘reality’. There are fantasy sequences, dream sequences and flashbacks. When I first showed it to people, they were totally confused. The video is essentially about the metamorphosis of the artist in the act of creation. Katy has such a range in her song writing, and her new album has a much darker edge than the last record. I wanted to portray this with the idea of an Evil Twin or some such entity.

    “I met Katy when we did a video for the Vivian Girl’s Take It As It Comes and I fell in love with the first La Sera record around that time. It was Katy’s idea to do a video for two songs with the general concept that that first one would be bubblegum and the other would be ‘dark’ and David Lynch-ian.

    “What do you do when they say they want something Lynch-ian? Put in a midget? Anyways, I thought it could be an opportunity to explore the duality of the Evil Twin even further. The first video stands in contrast to the other in terms of light and dark respectively, but within the fantasies of Real Boy there are hints of her darker side and a foreshadowing of what is to come with the bondage and sado-masochistic overtones. In Drive On, Katy ultimately kills off her old self, and becomes a whole new entity, something an artist does every time they reach a new plateau in their process. And in the end, a lot of people have called it Lynch-ian even though there’s no midget.” Travis Peterson [www.travisjpeterson.com]

  • VIDEO: Delta Spirit – "California"
    3:13, via Epitonic
  • Americana rock group Delta Spirit has released a new video for their newest single “California” from their recently-released self-titled album. The video is full of nostalgic punk-rock imagery like skateboards, arcades, function hall shows, smashing 40’s, and other general debauchery.

    Check out the video below, and then check out “California” and more from Delta Spirit on Epitonic!

  • The Dandy Warhols – “Sad Vacation”
    3:13, via Stereogum
  • Nobody’s making documentaries about glammy Portland drug-rock lifers the Dandy Warhols anymore, but they’re still kicking and still writing ridiculously catchy bottom-heavy psych jams. The band will release their new album This Machine next month, and we’ve got a download of opening track “Sad Vacation” below. The Dandy Warhols – “Sad Vacation” (via Chicagoist) This […]
  • The “Lost Tapes” of Can Complete With Killer Krautrock Flute Solo
    3:13, via 17 Dots
  • On June 19, Mute Records will be releasing The Lost Tapes, a box set of unreleased studio, soundtrack and live material by Can. Since Can’s work sits atop the Mountain of Great German Post-War Musical Achievements of the ’60s and ’70s, alongside Kraftwerk, the Popol Vuh film scores for Werner Herzog, Stockhausen long before he said that idiotic stuff about […]

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