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Song of the Day: Camera Obscura’s “French Navy”

February 23, 2013

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Here we have: A blossoming romance in Paris 20+ dancing/ horsing-around scenes 30+ kissing scenes (including the Spiderman kiss somewhere in the middle of the vid) an impending breakup in Rome a sort-of Kate Middleton and some skinny hairy dude Sometimes we just need something simple and sweet for the weekend. Camera Obscura is a 7 […]

Yeah, I’m Back (Song of the Day): Cats On Fire “A Few Empty Waves” and more

September 25, 2012

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First of all, a lovely song listened to on a gorgeous, sunny Monday morning walk to work. . . So, work and all that. Maybe this? Or maybe this. Definitely this. But all these took me away from my lovely blog for quite a bit, didn’t they? Hence: . . Quote of the Day: Say […]

Song of the Day: Beach House “Norway”

April 5, 2012

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I have a confession to make. Norway makes me think of beautiful grey-coloured things. Romantically melancholic concrete blocks, dank dish-water skies, slow but incessant rain, convenience stores, and all those things I secretly like. . . This track embodies all that in sound – the pace, melody and stoner lyrics are perfect for my dust-bunny-shaded […]

Music Videos of the Day: To be Cheap is Glorious

March 17, 2012

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I love being cheap! Being painfully stingy is the only way I can indulge guilt-free in important things like 30rmb Baker and Spice mochas and 35rmb Hof chocolate cupcakes. How else would I be able to support the behemoths of capitalism that keep the world running wastefully and often very unethically? St*rbucks needs your help, […]

Review 10 Part 1: Girls

January 8, 2012

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Method of choosing: I stumbled upon “Vomit”, spent the entire song mouth-agape, then opened my treasure trove and ripped into the Girls folder like a hyena into a fresh deer carcass. Albums available: Album, Father Son & Holy Ghost, Broken Dreams (EP) Hypothesis: So obviously I already know what their music deal is – haunting, […]

Song of the Day: TV Girl’s “Lizzy Come Back to Life”

November 17, 2011

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What a krazy klunker of a day. Luckily I started it with this nutty, chilled-out song: TV Girl is a indie-pop (San Diego Reader calls it “Lo-fi bubblegum pop geared for the children of chillwave”) group from San Diego who makes the best music for sticky summer day lying by the pool with big sunglasses. […]