Saturday, August 1, 2015

Gigantic Bodies by The Rhombus

Gigantic Bodies is a bit different for The Rhombus: slow, pensive, and instrumental.

Take it in vorbis for more body for your byte.

Friday, July 31, 2015

The Diver's Wife by Joanna Newsome

Here's Joanna Newsom's beautiful live performance of The Diver's Wife.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Strangers by Cookie Blue

Here's a simple cute little song fight entry for Strangers.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The Adjustor by The Octopus Project

The Adjustor warbles and meanders around it's catchy beats and hooks.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Symphony No. 2, Movement 1 by Daniel Bautista

Bautista kicks off his second symphony Allegro con brio with frantically swirling guitars alongside fast, heavy drumming.

Monday, July 27, 2015

No Rush by Rabbit And Ram

A Rabbit and Ram trade adorable verses telling how they were in No Rush as they fell for each other.

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Green Knight by Memory Tapes, remixed by Creep

Here's another dark ambient remix from Creep, this time taking on Memory Tape's Green Knight.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Sooner Or Later by Trifonic, remixed by Hans Atom

I've been looking for more ways to recommend Trifonic's magnificent vocal melody when I found Hans Atom had made an upbeat electro-pop tune of Sooner or Later.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Lately by Memoryhouse, remixed by Teengirl Fantasy

Teengirl Fantasy did a fantastic sparkling take on Lately by Memoryhouse.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

20two Sh8z by Siobhan Dakay

Kara Square on 20two Sh8z: "Wildly creative, upbeat, and FULL OF FUN, Siobhan Dakay’s remix of Fluffy is not to be missed."

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Call Me Baby by John Louis Kluck, remixed by unreal_dm

Jeris, on Call Me Baby: "Somebody is gonna need to put out the fire on this smokey jazz number by unreal_dm featuring vocals by John Louis Kluck."

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

SOS in Bel Air (Ariel Pink's Krystal Bamboo Remix)

The Krystal Bamboo takes SOS in Bel Air into surreal territory.

Monday, July 20, 2015

We Are Connected by SackJo22

SackJo22 We Are Connected blends vocal lines by State Shirt and Anjibee with her own lovely voice and tops it off with a blend of other mixters providing the instrumentation.

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Ana Dellali (I Cuddle Myself) by Cheb Zergui

Gorilla vs. Bear puts it better than I could: "I have no idea why this Cheb Zergui guy called this song I Cuddle Myself, but apparently he’s the one that introduced the electric guitar and wah-wah pedal to the scene, and the results on this one are pretty dirty."

Saturday, July 18, 2015

She's leaving home. Not the best timing by Cherly KaCherly

All of Drop a 4 note Soundtrack sounds like a perfect accompaniment for a crisis facing an underwater city. She's leaving home. Not the best timing plays its part in the drama.

I recommend vorbis.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Danse De Travers by Chenard Walcker

L'Ane Vetu de la Peau de Lion, on which one may find Danse De Travers, is filed under the topics "Sample Madness" and "Plunderphonics". The riches of the digital age.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Oceanview by Atlas Sound

Oceanview is, appropriately enough, a repetitive and relaxing tune.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Be What You Want by From A Basement

Last week's Song Fight win went to this little poppy Be What You Want From A Basement.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Darlene by White Denim

Darlene is a great example of the sparkling, beautiful rock White Denim has produced.

Monday, July 13, 2015

What's Happening To Me by The John Benjamin Band

Feel Things Deeply is a whole album of JBB pop tunes. What's Happening to Me? is one.

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Mbira Adventure by Lucky Dragons

Mbira Adventure is accurately named. It's a short stint with a thumb piano.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Warning by Cymbals Eat Guitars

If you are looking for a good straight-up rock song, take this Warning.

Friday, July 10, 2015

The Bird Of Y2K by Tiny Folk

Of all the animals of the forest, The Bird of Y2K sounds most serene.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Whenusleep by Salem

The slow shuffling beat and morphing tones set off a dreamy voice Whenusleep.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Kundalini Rising by Jeris featuring audiotechnica, Javolenus

Kundalini Rising is a big blend of ccmixter and found sound, forged into something strangely sublime.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Letting Go by Frozen Silence

Letting Go is the second slow piano piece from the free album Sky.

Monday, July 6, 2015

Viva La Revolucion by Revolution Void

When you want to find a dance groove, Viva La Revolucion.

Try it in vorbis.

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Dogs Of War by Nick Soma

Nick Soma delivers a strangely relaxed Dogs of War to win him the most recent Nur Ein title.

Saturday, July 4, 2015

I Was Thinking by Gauntlet Hair

There's something inimitable and distinctive about Gauntlet Hair's sound. Hear what I mean with I Was Thinking

Friday, July 3, 2015

Ashes by The Midnight Society

A simple, quiet vocal melody with a soft guitar got Ashes a Song Fight win.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Dutch Interior by Noertker's Moxie

Dutch Interior is one of those pieces that plays with the listener, moving in fits and starts.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Furlongs by The Whiskers

Furlongs is a straightforward jig distorted and mutated into something strange.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Be What You Want by Boltoph

Boltoph showed up to a Be What You Want Song Fight with poppy overdubbed choruses.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Peppergood by The Samps

Enjoy a sweaty summer afternoon with the funky bass of Peppergood.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

The Viking Revenge by Daniel Bautista

The Viking Revenge is a storm of crunching guitars swirling over rapid-fire drumming.

Saturday, June 27, 2015

It's Always Something by ADD

It's Always Something is just an excellent example of ADD doing the sort of song he does best.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Hope You're Having A Nice Time In Jamaica by Jerkatorium

I'm embarassed by how much I like Jerkatorium's winning submission for Hope You're Having a Nice Time in Jamaica. It's quite amateur, complete with painful delivery of some of the lyrics and not-so-pristine mastering, but he does it in such a way that casts a charm over me.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Where Did The Silence by SackJo22, remixed by Nethis

Where Did the Silence is a bit of Celtic sounds that sounds both sweet and dark.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Angel Echoes by Four Tet, remixed by Caribou

This take on Angel Echoes is nearly 8 minutes of glitchy, shuffling beats and heavenly tones.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Harmony by Snowflake, remixed by Pyrex

CCMixter Jeris: "This remix of Harmony by Pyrex is pure genius! Majestic, quirky, dark… an enigmatic Rube Goldberg machine of a piano concerto, constantly unfolding and blooming with new surprises."

Monday, June 22, 2015

Square Bidness by High Knowledge Crew, remixed by Quillde

Qwillde makes a subtle beat that highlights the Crew in Square Bidness.

Audiophiles can grab the FLAC.

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Just a Star (Seth Vanek’s Milquetoast Mix) by Canasta, remixed by Seth Vanek

This take on Just A Star starts like a song fading out as you drive away from the nearest town.'s%20Milquetoast%20Mix).mp3

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Free Culture (Never Easy) by 7OOP3D

7OOP3D brilliantly combines disparate elements -- some haunting mixes by airtone, a beautiful vocal by Kara Square -- creating an atmospheric ode to Free Culture (Never Easy).

Friday, June 19, 2015

Original Don by Major Lazer, remixed by Dawn Golden and Rosy Cross

Remixers cut up Original Don into a slow, slinky sound.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Heal Me by Minor Characters

Heal Me is four minutes of sweet, warm indie rock.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

T'es Mal by Chenard Walcker

T'es Mal is another sample fest from Chenard Walcker.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

These Were My Walls by Atlas Sound

These Were My Walls is a cute, slowly meandering tune from the Bedrooom Databank.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Besame Mucho by Mandrágora Tango

Besame Mucho is a beautiful instrumental from the album Let's Have Dinner and Go Dancing with the Mandrágora Tango Orchestra.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Know Me by Frankie Rose

The 80's style synth pop tune Know Me is a perfect complement to a rainy day.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Bill Gates Must Die by John Vanderslice

A frustrated computer user reaches the ultimate conclusion: Bill Gates Must Die.