Friday, December 2, 2016

Crazy by Zoogoo

Crazy is maniacal cut and paste music running through hip-hop, metal, and Japanese TV, all in under four minutes.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Sorry I Ruined Your Life by State Shirt

Today's song has music video to go along with State Shirt's sweet singing. The track is Sorry I Ruined Your Life.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Lights In The Sky by Nine Inch Nails

Slow plodding piano drowns a quiet whisper evoking Lights in the Sky

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Breaking The Ice by The Worldly Self-Assurance

The Worldly Self-Assurance went about Breaking the Ice in Nur Ein VII with deft guitar and percussion work.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Head Swirlin' by Owltree

Here's some jazzy electronic music to get your Head Swirlin' this holiday season.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Symphony No. 2 in B minor, Op. 16, Movement 2: Andante by Daniel Bautista

Part two of Bautista's second symphony gets Andante, with crunching, swirling guitars, pounding bass and drums, and dramatic effects.

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Theme In G by Podington Bear

Theme In G carries a beautiful, slightly melancholic, slightly hopeful melody along on pizzicato strings and chiming percussion.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Pitchfork Nation by Pepper Jane

A gentle, whispered folk tune sits amidst this Pitchfork Nation fight.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Dewey Square by Droopy Contini

"Here we have hard bop from Lorraine, France." It's an old fashioned jazz number in the Dewey Square.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Intuition by Quarkstar and Unreal_dm

Kara Square's review of Intuition "Setting the mood for sorrowful dramatic scenes that take a moment to pause in grief, Quarkstar’s remix of Unreal_dm is inspired."

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Advanced Japanese Folk by Audiotoolz, remixed by Djet

Djet revisits Advanced Japanese Folk with a pleasingly minimal, strangely textured mix.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Just You Wait by Clarence Simpson, featuring narva9, Forensic, boxboy333, and New Radical Fate

Just You Wait skillfully wrangles sounds from a variety of sources, including a sick Forensic rap, into a well crafted tune.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Language Of My Reality Reprise 2016 by Omni Vista featuring Colin Mutchler

Omni Vista takes a thoughtful poem on the Language of my Reality and provides the backdrop and twists Colin Mutchler's voice masterfully.

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Mr. Rabbit by Blue Wave Theory, remixed by Stefan Kartenburg

Kartenburg and Blue Wave Theory combine to deliver old fashioned melodramatic rock. "They call him Mr. Rabbit!"

Friday, November 18, 2016

Lady Daydream by Twin Sister, remixed by Blackbird Blackbird

Blackbird Blackbird takes the already hazy sound of Lady Daydream and drenches it reverb and pulsating dynamics.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Mermaids In Japan by Blue Wave Theory, remixed by Spinmeister

Texasradiofish on Mermaids In Japan: "Listen to this unique mermaid song! Spinmeister delivers toe tapping, back beat driven music by infusing electronic dance and Japanese music flavors into Blues Wave Theory surf music. The robot mermaid chorus is an especially creative idea that is sure to be replicated in a music venue near you."

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Don't You by Seoup T. Gei

Seoup T. Gei put forward an excellent guitar song with a strong vocal performance and a hint of a recorder playing in the background for the Don't You Song Fight.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Sorry Captain But... Shouldn't We Be Thinking About Cosmic Hazards Instead Of Destroying Our Spaceship And Killing The Crew? by Stealing Orchestra

Sorry Captain But... Shouldn't We Be Thinking About Cosmic Hazards Instead Of Destroying Our Spaceship And Killing The Crew? starts off swinging, and then turns to a storm of guitar and drums that slowly dies out.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Replacing You by Post Human Era

Post Human Era constructs a lush, shifting sound of strings and synths over a repeating electronic drum line in Replacing You.

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Day Of The Dead by Here, Atticus

A year ago Here, Atticus's rock tune ended up in a three way tie on the Day of the Dead.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

The Dark Side of Frigiliana by Nfamoudou-Boudougou

The Dark Side of Frigiliana is a strange piece, opening with a low, tense wind sound and breaking into tingling percussion. It also might be the only song I've posted explicitly placed in the Public Domain.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh by Say Hi

Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh is more upbeat pop rock from Say Hi.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Total Sensory Deprivation by Revolution Void

Total Sensory Deprivation is a relaxed ten minute trip through Revolution Void's electronic panorama.

Available in vorbis and hi-res flac.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Le Reflet by Chenard Walcker

Le Reflet starts with what sounds like an old phonograph recording and mixes in conga drums.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Forty Three Hours by Flaming Tiger

Flaming Tiger is a new Song Fighter bringing some punk rock to Forty Three Hours.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Architect by Bgm

Architect includes a round of voices calling "it's our fate you're sealing".

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Open Melody by Lucky Dragons

Open Melody is all looping rhythm and melody with variations in timbre.

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Tempranillo by Mandrágora Tango

Tempranillo is a Mandrágora original with a lot of classic tango flourishes.

Friday, November 4, 2016

The Istanbul Clan (La Partenza) by Digi G'Alessio

The blend of electronic beats and near eastern instruments in The Istanbul Clan (La Partenza) is the first of three Istanbul Clan tracks. Listen to a them in a much larger context in L'Attentato ai Mondiali.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

No Rush by Cookie Blue

Cookie Blue's lush little folk jam earned a win in the No Rush Song Fight contest.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Alarm Clock by Tiny Creatures

This weird little melody of vaguely cute noises ends with an Alarm Clock.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Rozer by Paul Cantrell

Paul Cantrell on Rozer: "Today’s improv is a bit of fun with one of my favorite sounds from extended piano technique, made by damping a low string with a finger or two at about the point where the copper winding ends."

Monday, October 31, 2016

Simple Pleasures by Henry Homesweet

8 bit chiptune dance tracks are Simple Pleasures indeed.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Betamax by State Shirt

Betamax is a strange instrumental from Lost Hills with a cool music video.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

No Vacancy by Nick Soma

A dash of horns spices up the fast punk rock in No Vacancy.

Friday, October 28, 2016

True Metal Awaits by Daniel Bautista

You can tell by the pounding bass drums that True Metal Awaits within.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Rodopted by Band Of Mad Women

Rodopted slowly builds in intensity over six minutes of layers of exotic musical sounds.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Kyoto by Nest

Kyoto is another simple, stark, beautiful piece of ambient piano music from Nest.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Race To The Bottom by WreckdoM

A twisted political track from WreckdoM is perfect for a Race to the Bottom.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Corona Radiata by Nine Inch Nails

Corona Radiata makes no haste in drawing out its gloomy mood.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

You Ess É! by Tortue Super Sonic

This creepy little track ends with shouts of You Ess É!

Saturday, October 22, 2016

So Much Universe by The Chocolate Chips

A psychedelic mood with a voice to match repeats the refrain: So Much Universe.

Friday, October 21, 2016

The Mountain by Podington Bear

The Mountain is one of my favorite short string pieced by Podington Bear. The descending lines and encroaching acoustic beats stand out.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Heart Shaker by The Worldly Self Assurance

Heart Shaker is a delicious rock tune incorporating "Creative use of flatline tone."

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Leaving The Home Tribe by Party People In A Can

Leaving the Home Tribe is almost primal indie rock, with a calm that makes it perfect for the road.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Yesterday's News by HelenaJ, remixed by Scomber

Jeris on Yesterday's News: "Scomber takes us on the way back machine to the 20’s with this swing, jazz, ragtime number…HelenaJ’s vocals are perfectly at home here. Flappers woulda ate this up!"

Monday, October 17, 2016

Chained by The XX, remixed by Recycle Culture

Recycle Culture speeds up Chained and add energetic layers over the sparse, intimate song.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Surrender by Emily Richards and Zep Hurme

Emily Richards provides the vocals at the center of Surrender, while Zep Hurme sets the stage with acoustic guitars and drums that sit quietly in the background.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Alcohol Motor Car by Surveillance Party, remixed by Basematic

Alcohol Motor Car has melodramatic singing and a stomping, eery rocking sound.

Friday, October 14, 2016

I Want To Love You by SackJo22 featuring Javolenus, remixed by Jeris

Jeris takes SackJo22's I Want to Love You and mixes in a swarm of acoustic instruments for an "Ear Romancing" track.