Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Marx taught a satanic doctrine, Lenine applied it and Stalin consolidated the system by Children For Breakfast

Marx taught a satanic doctrine, Lenine applied it and Stalin consolidated the system. It's a bold assertion and a long, winding title for a winding experimental track.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Take It Back by Nick Soma

Today I Take It Back to one of the most dramatic songs from Nick Soma. He starts off dramatically and moves effortlessly between upbeat pop punk and dramatic slow downs.

Monday, March 20, 2017

5 by Christian Bjoerklund

"SKÅPMAT is a happy EP of instrumentals from Swedish producer Christian Björklund. Some of the tracks he composed for a video game." 5 sounds like it could very easily be part of the soundtrack to a happy video game.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Perche by Chenard Walcker

Perche: a copy-pasta lullaby.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Make The First Move by Tuners Union

The challenge of the shy, staring each other down, hoping the other will Make The First Move

Friday, March 17, 2017

Caterpillar Tunnel

Pod Bear takes you shuffling and sliding through a his little Caterpillar Tunnel.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Burn The Fence by PorchCat featuring Spinmeister

PorchCat pulls an impressive KMFDM impression and urges us to Burn the Fence.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Broken Mirror Of Memory, Part 1 by Paul Cantrell and Patrick O'Keefe

The Broken Mirror of Memory was my first introduction to Paul Cantrell's music, and it really puts his best foot forward. It starts out aggressive, almost thundering, and then it opens up and calms down. O'Keefe's clarinet adds a layer of mystery around the whole thing.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

If I Had One by Bgm

"I'd play with my best friend, If I Had One." It's a sad little pop tune, and it was only one vote from winning a Song Fight.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Charlotte by Nest

Nest offers another wintry quiet piano track titled Charlotte.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Rubaluna by MrJuan

Rubaluna is lounge music with a Latin twist.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Don't Lie by Lucky Dragons

A clattering smattering of melody tumbles about but demands that you Don't Lie.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Stereo by Tiny Creatures

Stereo is almost conventional for Tiny Creatures, but it has an adorable charm about it.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Good Faith by N.M.D.T.

N.M.D.T. claim to not have a lot of brains or money, but they do have this Good Faith, and some sick rapping and production skills.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Recommencer Toi Et Moi by MiElle, remixed by Blue Millenium

French whispers roll over synthesized rhythms and melodies sculpted to guide them through Recommencer Toi et Moi.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

I Spy (Jeepers Peepers Mix) by Scomber, remixed by Duckett

Duckett calls I Spy (Jeepers Peepers Mix) "Fast and loud… chopped up mangled bits of scomber help back up scomber!" It's a track aimed to move a body.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Red Chester Jingle Blues (Fell Out of Dublin Mix) by Gmz featuring Nethis

Gmz's Red Chester Jingle Blues (Fell Out of Dublin Mix) is a fiercely energetic mad blend of Nethis tracks.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Bossinha (Aquilez Remix) by Chico Correa And Electronic Band

The Brazilian sounds of Bossinha are strained through skittering beats and filtered voices and other endearing embellishments in this intriguing remix.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Absolutely Clear (Third Coast Mix) by Go1dfish, remixed by Vo1k1 featuring Sleeperspaceborn

Absolutely Clear (Third Coast Mix) is an astounding blend of guitar noodling and electronic beats.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Who We Are by Hans Atom featuring MissJudged and Fireproof Babies

Stefan Kartenberg at ccmixter: "Hans Atom has hit again. Who We Are is a wonderfully crafted Sythy Pop track, with the voice of MissJudged and Fireproof Babies. Listen and enjoy."

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Altar(native) by Siobhan Dakay featuring Zutsuri

Siobhan Dakay calls Altar(native) "Zutsuri’s wonderful pella in a pretty avantgarde classical costume."

Audiophiles can grab the track in flac.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Mary-Christ by Sonic Youth

"This song is called Mary-Christ", and it is a recording of an excellent live grunge rock performance.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Buckaroo Bonzai Is Not Just A Movie by Logan Whitehurst And The Jr. Science Club

Buckaroo Bonzai is not Just a Movie is perfect example of exuberant, silly pop rock.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Tons Of Distortion by Daniel Bautista

With a title like Tons of Distortion, anyone who's listened to much of the rest of Daniel Bautista's work already knows whether they want to hear it.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Seems Like A Little Too Much by Gert

Gert's 5 minutes of straight rock and roll sometimes Seems Like a Little Too Much, but its dynamics are rewarding.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Always Lovers by Cindy Lee

Gorilla vs. Bear has a haunting and lovely piece of slow, lo-fi acoustic music from Cindy Lee for you: Always Lovers.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Bohemia Al-Andalus by Gnawledge

"Granada Doaba explores the broad roots and divergent branches of flamenco hip-hop." Until I'd heard Bohemia Al-Andalus, I'd no idea flamenco hip-hop even existed.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Plucky Upright by Speck featuring Jeris, Doxent Zsigmond, Stellarartwars, and Annabloom

Plucky Upright blends bass, horns, piano, and beats provided by the ccmixter community into a warped piece of experimental jazz.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Closing Time by Stealing Orchestra

Like much of Stealing Orchestra's record The Incredible Shrinking Band, Closing Time is full of carnival sounds. But it blends those sounds into something straightforward and sinister.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Fever Dream by The John Benjamin Band

"So tired, so tired of this Fever Dream", a simple line opening a lovestruck pop song.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Soundtrack 2 Act 2 by Reger Harmar

This 10 minute piece, Soundtrack 2 Act 2, is part of an exquisite corpse soundtrack for the German silent film The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Robot Candidate by The Sober Irishman

The Irishman raps about the perfect Robot Candidate turning on the electorate and creating an American dystopia.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

The Best Place In Town Is Also The Darkest by ADD

ADD gives us a long rambling song for a long rambling title with creative use of starts and stops: The Best Place In Town Is Also The Darkest.

Friday, February 17, 2017

DReam by Snowflake featuring Donkey Horse Mule

Snowflake sings a sweet DReam over a simple ukulele line provided by Donkey Horse Mule.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Something For Your M.I.N.D. by Superorganism

Gorilla vs Bear points me at this "impossibly infectious, [...] fully-formed, irreverent Gorillaz-style pop": Something for Your M.I.N.D., and it is gloriously weird.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

BMood by Podington Bear

BMood plays longer than the typical track from the Sound of Picture Production Library. It starts with a beat and piano and ends curiously with some sparsely attended winds.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Boron Rod by Bgm

Bgm wants to use a Boron Rod to rescue a failing structure. It worked well enough to win him a Song Fight!

Monday, February 13, 2017

What For by @nop

What For slides along a dark groove with a pulsing beat.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Vida by Lido Pimienta

An unadorned voice sings sweetly in Spanish: Hay Vida.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Natrona by Paul Cantrell

Natrona is a lively piano improvisation that lingers rather than resolving cleanly.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Canadian Girlfriend by Tuners Union

Sweet piano and guitar pop make up for the painfully cheesy repetition of the title Canadian Girlfriend

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Bursting Jam by Lucky Dragons

Today's Bursting Jam is a lovely brief mess.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Abismo by Los Cuatrocientos Golpes

Skillfully crunchy churning guitars and growling vocals make Abismo a solid metal song, but the clean singing sounds sloppy in a style more reminiscent of punk rock.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Demon Seed by Nine Inch Nails

Demon Seed closes out The Slip with a bang.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Sorry I Ruined Your Life by State Shirt

The dark themes that prevail much of State Shirt's music sit right in the title of Sorry I Ruined Your Life. Fortunately the looping laptop pop sensibilities that prevail his music are also there in spades.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Oh My Soul by Nick Soma

Rarely does a Song Fight entry stretch ten minutes, but a title like Oh My Soul asks for an epic treatment. Nick Soma with a variety of guitar and synth styles driven by his own dramatic voice.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Comme Des Orages by Obsibilo

Comme Des Orages is very well done dark ambient electronic music.

Friday, February 3, 2017

Legend by Lullabelle

Legend offers a succinct and satisfying end to the strange Trial of Florasador Gehrboyzel.

Try it in vorbis.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

1848 by Tiny Creatures

1848 is a short sketch of a guitar lick that birdsong and Tiny Creatures excels in delivering.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Oh My Soul by Cookie Blue

Oh My Soul is a ukulele tune about carrying on.