Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Jewel Of India by The Orange Collective

Jewel of India is the name of the narrator's favorite mixed drink in this silly Song Fight one-off entry.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Let Me Count The Ways by John Benjamin Band

John Benjamin Nolt picks up a ukulele, sings of his love, and calls it Let Me Count The Ways.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Boy by Ra Riot

Boy is for when you just need a cute, peppy song to pick you up.

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Pick An Animal by Bgm

Bgm is back for this week's Song Fight with all sorts of advice on how to Pick An Animal.

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Harsh Realm by Widowspeak

Gorilla vs. Bear calls Harshe Realm's slow boiling rock "a woozy little ’60s-meets-’90s gem".

Friday, November 20, 2015

Town Center by Atlas Sound

Town Center is a short, pretty little folksy tune.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Brush Your Teeth by Kompressor

If you have trouble remembering, Kompressor will make sure you never again forget to BRUSH YOUR TEETH.

Brush along while listening to the vobis.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Day Of The Dead by Nick Soma

Nick Soma presents a zombie celebration of the Day of the Dead.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Sirenity by Aaron Ximm

Simple, calming music makes this moment of Sirenity.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Temple Of Haunted Gods by That Crooner From Nowhere

The eerie wailing and low booms are apt for the Temple of Haunted Gods.

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Heat Death by The Whiskers

Sometimes you need to think the warmest thoughts as you face Heat Death.

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Rat Brain by Tuners Union

There's quite a few quality songs from in last week's Song Fight by entrant's old and new. Tuners Union put forth their own solid Rat Brain.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Power and Possession by Cindy Lee

The echoing voices and swelling sounds of Power and Possession create an intense ghostly atmosphere.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Corridor by Frozen Silence

Corridor is another beautiful slow piano work by Frozen Silence.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Zoot Suit by Podington Bear

Made to party with a fat bassline, Zoot Suit is one of the coolest Pod Bear tracks I've heard.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Mangangá by Chico Correa And Electronic Band

Mangangá is another blazing bit of Brazilian electronica.

Monday, November 9, 2015

Rat Brain by Here, Atticus

Here, Atticus is a relatively recent comer to Song Fight, and this week they bring a really good alt-rock tune for the Rat Brain fight.

Sunday, November 8, 2015

State Of Grace by Taylor Swift, remixed by Recycle Culture

Recycle Culture imbues State of Grace with that relaxed sax and brass sound of late destroyer while preserving it's poppy catchiness.

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Waste Of TV by Brad Sucks, remixed by Hans Atom

Hans Atom makes an even more rocking song of Waste of TV.

Friday, November 6, 2015

Marine North by PhilTheNil, remixed by @nop

Snowflake describes Marine North: "Cinematic production from @nop combines ethnic beats and perfectly ambient glitch. Featuring OmniVista and PhilTheNil, this instrumental is absolutely worthy of any film or video."

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Somethin' Bout Me by Eddiebingo, remixed by Kruzzial

Here's some NSFW hip-hop from the cc-mixter crowd: Somethin' Bout Me.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Real Is A Feeling by Pictureplane, remixed by Grimes

Gorilla vs Bear: "Grimes adds her floating, ghostly vocals on this dark goth re-work of Pictureplane‘s Real Is A Feeling."

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Song 4 B by Little Mystic, remixed by Jeris

This mix of Song 4 B blends Littly Mystic's voice with Admiral Bob's excellent guitar and cello work.

Monday, November 2, 2015

Softer But Stronger by colab

Kara Square on Softer But Stronger: "Colab’s beautiful electro pop remix featuring snowflake’s luscious vocals is a must listen. The delicate approach with soft piano and amazingly cool percussion makes for an immersive experience."

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Humdrum by Pallers

Gorilla vs. Bear describes Humdrum aptly by quoting Pallers' record label, Labrador: “dance music for the lazy, the blazers and for the slightly depressed.”

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Yummy by Chenard Walcker

This Yummy amalgam of voice, bass, and beat opens Chenard Walcker's first cut and paste adventure.

Friday, October 30, 2015

Green, Blue, And Red by The 3.5.7 Ensemble

Green, Blue, and Red is nearly 17 minutes of lively jazz, with sublime flute solos, relaxed passages, and squalls of chaos along the way.,%20Blue,%20and%20Red.mp3

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Magdalena by Daniel Bautista

Magdalena is a slow moving piano and guitar piece from Daniel Bautista.

Fans of non-proprietary formats choose vorbis.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Sleepwalking (Acoustic Version) by Beta Hector

This is a haunting, minimal rendition of

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Impostors by Canasta

Impostors is another beautifully dramatic folk pop production from Canasta

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Take Down The Sun by State Shirt

The sudden slow down and shift into a falsetto croon at the chorus of Take Down the Sun is one of my favorite parts of Lost Hills.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Friday Song by The John Benjamin Band

A simple Friday Song for anyone who's got nothing to do while trying to control themselves.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Two Bucks And I'm Yours by Ken's Super Duper Band 'n Stuff

I suspect some connection in my mind between the melody of Two Bucks and I'm Yours and Mad World explains my enjoyment of this song.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Beach Point Pleasant by Ducktails

Gorilla vs. Bear on Beach Point Pleasant: "According to Visitation Rites, this particular beach jam is “built on a 2-second instrumental loop from Gétatchèwe Kassa‘s “Tezeta Slow” (a song featured on an installment of the incredible Ethiopiques series), which goes a long way to explaining why it’s so rad".

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Such A Drag by Say Hi

A catchy alt-rock song to remind you that "Love's Such A Drag".

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Que Deus Te Dê O Dobro De Tudo O Que Nos Desejares by Stealing Orchestra

The accordion gives Que Deus Te Dê O Dobro De Tudo O Que Nos Desejares an eastern European folk flavor along with it's playful cut-and-paste flourishes.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Stationary Blood by Atlas Sound

Stationary Blood repeats its jangly guitar riff and muffled lyric.

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Oversleeping by Those Meddling Kids

Though a beautiful instrumental, Oversleeping didn't do well at the polls, perhaps because it's connection with the title was too abstract.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Glad by Glasser

Sometimes all it takes is a couple of voices and a few simple instruments to make me Glad.

Friday, October 16, 2015

The Hungry Garden by Cherly Kacherly

There's something soft and uplifting about the little murmurs of The Hungry Garden.

Also in vorbis.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Bellesguard by Noertker's Moxie

Bellesguard is a quiet, elegant jazz tune.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Stomach For It by Todd McHatton

This entry for Stomach for It is a nice, pretty pop song with a charmingly amateur vibe to the performance.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Married by Lucky Dragons

Voices, noises, and a strange array of instruments are Married in this unusual piece of Fear Melody.

Monday, October 12, 2015

High End by jj

High End surrounds musings sampled from Kanye West and Pusha T in a lush, calming new context.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Vibe Drive by Podington Bear

A haunting vibraphone melody and a shuffling rhythm accompaniment makes Vibe Drive a memorable piece.

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Two Matchsticks by The Wooden Birds

Here's a simple, charming folk tune from Barsuk records' vaults: Two Matchsticks.

Friday, October 9, 2015

Infornography by Revolution Void

Revolution Void deftly blends jazz and electronic flourishes over his hip-hop Infornography.

Try vorbis if you prefer non-proprietary formats.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Fashion by Hip Hop Anonymous

Hip Hop Anonymous's "skillfully Fashioned" entry just wasn't in season among last week's voters.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Get Back to Love (Street Joy) by White Denim

"You're an instrument of joy" says White Denim in their sweet R&B tinged b-side Get Back to Love (Street Joy).

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Eu Pisei Na Pedra by Chico Correa And Electronic Band

Eu Pisei Na Pedra comes from a Brazilian DJ/producer blending electronic, rock, and Brazilian folk music into a piece of energetic excellence.