Tuesday, June 23, 2015

MP3 blog 2015/06/23

blog 2015/06/23 - this all prevents it from happening so fast

but we cheat and do it to ourselves slowly:  http://thetastates.com/mp3s/blog/blog20150623.zip



Cadenza x FEM FEL - Electric Blocks:  This is the deep big room feel that I want all night.

Dead Land - Opium Clouds
Dead Land - Walking With Death (Eternal Exit):  2 tracks from Death Has Made It's Peace With Me, love the drift of postrock swoon.

Kin Cayo - Shot The Sun Down:  Dial down the pop from Passion Pit levels to something manageable, thanks.

King Tuff - Eyes of the Muse:  Oh gloried 60s vibe!

Little Daylight - Be Long (Twice As Nice Remix):  Electropop plod along!

Major Lazer & DJ Snake - Lean On ft MO:  Pop classic up there with Get Free in terms of being an instant classic.

Northumbria - The Ocean Calls us Home:  Drone it out in to the skies!

Oh Wonder - Lose it (Nubbz Remix):  Oh the smoothness.

Partynextdoor - Juss Know ft Travis Scott:  I can't help but think of a phrase like "I remember everything" as a horrific reveal in the scariest of psychological horror films.  Also, dat bass.

Perseus - Shadow of the Beast:  Can we agree to call housey electrop GloryHole?  I think that's a swell name for a genre.

Teeth Engraved With The Names Of The Dead - Lacerate:  Sweet digestible noisedrone from Starving the Fires (Pt. I)

Viet Cong - Bunker Buster
Viet Cong - Continental Shelf
Viet Cong - Silhouettes:  From the self-titled 2014 debut…

Watering - Baltimore
Watering - Tall Basser:  Oh gosh these are a special bliss.  It feels like post rock jazz that dance so whistfully you wonder if it will ever just collapse.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.



THIS WEEK'S TRACKS

Cadenza x FEM FEL - Electric Blocks
Dead Land - Opium Clouds
Dead Land - Walking With Death (Eternal Exit)
Kin Cayo - Shot The Sun Down
King Tuff - Eyes of the Muse
Little Daylight - Be Long (Twice As Nice Remix)
Major Lazer & DJ Snake - Lean On ft MO
Northumbria - The Ocean Calls us Home
Oh Wonder - Lose it (Nubbz Remix)
Partynextdoor - Juss Know ft Travis Scott
Perseus - Shadow of the Beast
Teeth Engraved With The Names Of The Dead - Lacerate
Viet Cong - Bunker Buster
Viet Cong - Continental Shelf
Viet Cong - Silhouettes
Watering - Baltimore
Watering - Tall Basser



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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

MP3 blog 2015/06/16

blog 2015/06/16 - it all falls out below

curled up and finally safe:  http://thetastates.com/mp3s/blog/blog20150616.zip



Abadi Al Jawhar - Atshan (Thirsty):  Rocking rocking back and forth

Gramatik - Native Son ft Raekwon & Orlando Napier:  Total smoothness.

Hag Face - Baby DoOomers:  Perfectly hard and sloppy face.

Iron and Wine -  Dirty Dream:  Another look back to the 2013 record store day single.

Kill Paris - Space Forest
Kill Paris - Tropical Dinosaur:  COME FLY THE OUTER SPACE DIMENSION X WITH USSSSS

Kypski - Unknown Break (Kypski Edit):  Sometimes you just need a clean solid break.

Machinefabriek - The Measures Taken Part IV:  The Measures Taken is a wholly satisfying world of textural ambience.  Recommended.

Made In Heights - Skylark Interabang!:  It always boggles my mind that every Sufjan song hasn't been looped out the wazzooo because OMG there is so much instant emotion to tap.

Max Greening - Induction Sun
Max Greening - Koi:  Waves wash across everything from Stereoscope and back.

Monty C. Benjamin - Pass The Time:  More sweetness as we approach our inevitable end of times.

Mura Masa - Lotus Eater:  awwwwwwwwwwwwww sheeeeeeeeeeeeet this is so damn hot.

Palmbomen II - Lorraine Kelleher:  There is a person inside a large cardboard box robot suit dancing all fucked up and tearing it up and the head falls off and you realize it was an android inside the whole time.

Petra Glynt - Of This Land
Petra Glynt - Sour Paradise:  Intense and gorgeous.

Phantogram - Fall In Love (NEUS Remix):  Aces on the electropop formula.

The Thing with Barry Guy - Ride The Sky:  Close it all down with this one piece of heat.



THIS WEEK'S TRACKS

Abadi Al Jawhar - Atshan (Thirsty)
Gramatik - Native Son ft Raekwon & Orlando Napier
Hag Face - Baby DoOomers
Iron and Wine -  Dirty Dream
Kill Paris - Space Forest
Kill Paris - Tropical Dinosaur
Kypski - Unknown Break (Kypski Edit)
Machinefabriek - The Measures Taken Part IV
Made In Heights - Skylark Interabang!
Max Greening - Induction Sun
Max Greening - Koi
Monty C. Benjamin - Pass The Time
Mura Masa - Lotus Eater
Palmbomen II - Lorraine Kelleher
Petra Glynt - Of This Land
Petra Glynt - Sour Paradise
Phantogram - Fall In Love (NEUS Remix)
The Thing with Barry Guy - Ride The Sky



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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

MP3 blog 2015/06/10

blog 2015/06/10 - gentle piano intro

metal slag defeated:  http://thetastates.com/mp3s/blog/blog20150610.zip



Baauer - Promises ft Fetty Wap & Dubbel Dutch:  The slick restraint on here just let's you bounce twice as high.

Homeboy Sandman - I
Homeboy Sandman - My Brothers:  I just got around to listening to the Kool Herc: Fertile Crescent EP and it's got a galloping goofiness and attention to detail that I am really enjoying.  This goes back to 2013, but still, RECOMMENDED.

Iron and Wine - Next To Paradise:  Taken from a 2013 Record Store Day 7".

James Blackshaw & Lubomyr Melnyk - Satevis
James Blackshaw & Lubomyr Melnyk - Tascheter:  The Watchers is a dizzying swirl.  I wish they would play this kind of stuff at my local spa, fuck that pan flute with birds tripe.

Lackluster - Cull Streak (Sense Mix)
Marumari - Botany (Lacklustermx):  These 2 are from the Merck Package, a pile of ahhhh lackluster Lackluster?   Some goodness when dug in to, but not a lot caught my ears, sadly.

Romare - Taste of Honey (From the City)
Romare - Your Love (You Give Me Fever):  Did I mention how amazxing Romare is?  These are from the wonderful Love Songs: Part One EP.

Vijay Iyer Trio - Break Stuff
Vijay Iyer Trio - Starlings
Vijay Iyer Trio - Taking Flight:  It's not super insta-love, but the new album Break Stuff has really grown on me, straddling between that latenight accessibility and gentle convention pushing composition.



THIS WEEK'S TRACKS

Baauer - Promises ft Fetty Wap & Dubbel Dutch
Homeboy Sandman - I
Homeboy Sandman - My Brothers
Iron and Wine - Next To Paradise
James Blackshaw & Lubomyr Melnyk - Satevis
James Blackshaw & Lubomyr Melnyk - Tascheter
Lackluster - Cull Streak (Sense Mix)
Marumari - Botany (Lacklustermx)
Romare - Taste of Honey (From the City)
Romare - Your Love (You Give Me Fever)
Vijay Iyer Trio - Break Stuff
Vijay Iyer Trio - Starlings
Vijay Iyer Trio - Taking Flight



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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

MP3 blog 2015/06/02

blog 2015/06/02 - I'll never have you

But hey we grasp at illusion anyways:  http://thetastates.com/mp3s/blog/blog20150602.zip



Big Brave - A Song for Foxes:  Psych folk rock like this is the sound of love, a glorious heart of shimmer from Feral Verdure.

Das Rad - Radiator:  whut.

LabField - Page 55
LabField - Straight A's In Constant Sorrow
LabField - Temporary Reasons:  Bucket of Songs is one of those special albums where the textural swirl is all so much that you just want to wrap it around you and descend downward.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Modest Mouse - Lampshades On Fire
Modest Mouse - Of Course We Know
Modest Mouse - The Ground Walks, With Time In A Box:  Strangers To Ourselves is a quality Modest Mouse album that delivers the Modest Mouse goods that you demand as a Modest Mouse fan.  Recommended.

Panda Bear - Crosswords:  I kept it around for a long time but the final verdict on Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper is that it doesn't fill up any hole in my life, save for a few tracks.  Time to move past.

Purity Ring - Bodyache
Purity Ring - Push Pull
Purity Ring - Stillness in Woe:  The second PR album Another Eternity is all sorts of joy.  Get it.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Rafael Anton Irisarri - Will Her Heart Burn Anymore 00
Rafael Anton Irisarri - Will Her Heart Burn Anymore 22:  This new Will Her Heart Burn Anymore EP is full of fuzzed out textural ambience and I love it.

The Black Ryder - Santaria:  Close it off with some sweetness.



THIS WEEK'S TRACKS

Big Brave - A Song for Foxes
Das Rad - Radiator
LabField - Page 55
LabField - Straight A's In Constant Sorrow
LabField - Temporary Reasons
Modest Mouse - Lampshades On Fire
Modest Mouse - Of Course We Know
Modest Mouse - The Ground Walks, With Time In A Box
Panda Bear - Crosswords
Purity Ring - Bodyache
Purity Ring - Push Pull
Purity Ring - Stillness in Woe
Rafael Anton Irisarri - Will Her Heart Burn Anymore 00
Rafael Anton Irisarri - Will Her Heart Burn Anymore 22
The Black Ryder - Santaria



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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

MP3 blog 2015/05/26

blog 2015/05/26 - you can't help hear but you can wait alongside

Nothing but heart, nothing but time:  http://thetastates.com/mp3s/blog/blog20150526.zip



Adventure Club - Gold (Moyo Remix):  This is all ridiculous electropop happiness

Daktyl - Stay ft Dive Deep:  Slick bass, bro.

Ingram Marshall - September Canons:  Long strings from September Canons.

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith - Sundry:  Bouncing little balls represent the oscillations that rule your life.  From the album Euclid.

Metz - Actetate
Metz - Kicking A Can Of Worms
Metz - Wait In Line:  It is so refreshing to finally get that Jesus Lizard comeback album we always wanted!  Oh wait, Metz?  II?  Whatever.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Nosaj Thing - Cold Stares ft Chance The Rapper
Nosaj Thing - Don't Mind Me ft Whoarei
Nosaj Thing - Medic:  Fated is full of good things and great ideas, I just wish most of them were longer.  It reads like a beat tape in search of a performer when it really doesn't need to be, because the ideas mostly all stand strong alone.  RECOMMENDED.

Open Mike Eagle - Dark Comedy Late Show
Open Mike Eagle - Ziggy Starfish (Anti-Anxiety Raps):  2 tracks I dig from the A Special Episode Of EP.

Strom Noir - Firn
Strom Noir - Morena:  Glaciology gives you the satisfying drones that kids really go for and parents know are nutritious.

Valise - Don't Forget Me:  Indie pop galore.

Violent Femmes - Good For / At Nothing
Violent Femmes - Happy New Year Next Year:  What. The Fuck.  What the actual fuck?  Is this real life?  Is there suddenly a new Violent Femmes EP out?  What?  I mean sure, I guess I know the answer:  Yes, the Happy New Year EP is here.  And it sounds…  Like the Femmes:  jangling, under produced, and always a bit ramshackled and slightly off key.  I was ready to hate this and dang, I kind of like it, and it's growing.  I'm shocked, shocked I know.  RECOMMENDED.



THIS WEEK'S TRACKS

Adventure Club - Gold (Moyo Remix)
Daktyl - Stay ft Dive Deep
Ingram Marshall - September Canons
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith - Sundry
Metz - Actetate
Metz - Kicking A Can Of Worms
Metz - Wait In Line
Nosaj Thing - Cold Stares ft Chance The Rapper
Nosaj Thing - Don't Mind Me ft Whoarei
Nosaj Thing - Medic
Open Mike Eagle - Dark Comedy Late Show
Open Mike Eagle - Ziggy Starfish (Anti-Anxiety Raps)
Strom Noir - Firn
Strom Noir - Morena
Valise - Don't Forget Me
Violent Femmes - Good For / At Nothing
Violent Femmes - Happy New Year Next Year



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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

MP3 blog 2015/05/12

blog 2015/05/12 - the gift is the swell

And even that soon dissipates:  http://thetastates.com/mp3s/blog/blog20150512.zip



Aluna George - Outlines (Danny T Rework):  Start it up with the smooth garage.

Chromatics - Blue Moon:  More intense than you can imagine.  Dog whistles, amiright?

Darondo - Didn't I (Dave Allison Rework):  Gots to be funky.

Demdike Stare - Dyslogy:  Those hits are all Ken Ishii core for me and it takes me back.

Gal Costa - Tuareg (dîP Edit):  Like Uber, but for grooves that last 10 hours.

Hop Along - Buddy in the Parade
Hop Along - I Saw My Twin
Hop Along - The Knock:  New Hop Along album "Painted Shut"!!!  I'm still chewing on this one, so many great songs.  Recommended.

Jr. Hi - Secrets ft The Weeknd (GXNXVS Remix):  Thick synth sits darn well with Weeknder dude.

Listener - Eyes To The Ground For Change
Listener - Not Today:  Time Is A Machine is a massive adventure that excites the brain from start to finish.  I think every Hold Steady fan should branch in to an album like this as well.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Marten Hørger - Deep Inside:  DEPP INSIDE, JOHNNY DEPP DEPP INSIDE

Slow Magic - Waited 4 U (ODESZA Remix):  Over the top bassplosion, like chillout with a dubstep flair.

Stick Figure - Stay With Me:  Glorious pop, hold your hands high!

The Rebel Light - Strangers:  Rapture!

Twiggy Frostbite - Ahai:  One of those great examples of a band's name which pretty much resolutely invokes the music…

Weaves - Shithole:  Yes OK ok okOK

Woodro Skillson - Clear My Throat:  so balling.



THIS WEEK'S TRACKS

Aluna George - Outlines (Danny T Rework)
Chromatics - Blue Moon
Darondo - Didn't I (Dave Allison Rework)
Demdike Stare - Dyslogy
Gal Costa - Tuareg (dîP Edit)
Hop Along - Buddy in the Parade
Hop Along - I Saw My Twin
Hop Along - The Knock
Jr. Hi - Secrets ft The Weeknd (GXNXVS Remix)
Listener - Eyes To The Ground For Change
Listener - Not Today
Marten Hørger - Deep Inside
Slow Magic - Waited 4 U (ODESZA Remix)
Stick Figure - Stay With Me
The Rebel Light - Strangers
Twiggy Frostbite - Ahai
Weaves - Shithole
Woodro Skillson - Clear My Throat



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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

MP3 blog 2015/05/06

blog 2015/05/06 - Most of you all need to step off

Suffocate in the spark:  http://thetastates.com/mp3s/blog/blog20150506.zip

Oh and hey did you see I released a new DJ mix of dream beats?   http://djcpi.blogspot.ca/2015/05/cpi-no-more-human-friends.html



Braille - Life's A Bitch:  I am shuddering through the echoes of the 80s thunderous highs.

Death Kneel - Perfume Bath:  I think we should all rock French Farewell and sing like this in to the shower head.

Dva - Zoppe:  I have no idea what is going on here and assum

FL - Cameras ft AP (Treyy G Remix):  There was probably an executive decision to edit in more "UNH"s

Romare - Prison Blues
Romare - Roots
Romare - Work Song:  New album Projections is all types of dope.  So much goodness.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Run The Jewels - Bust NO Moves ft Cuz
Run The Jewels - Pew Pew Pew ft Dj Qbert:  RTJ RSD!  (Record Store Day) flips us some b-sides.

Slumberjack - Felon (Nem0 Edit):  Hit all the buttons on your sampler at the same time and vomit red bull on the dance floor.

Suuns and Jerusalem In My Heart - 3attam Babey
Suuns and Jerusalem In My Heart - Metal
Suuns and Jerusalem In My Heart - Self:  OK I had some high hopes for this album, but meh, here are the parts I dug.

The Tallest Man on Earth - Beginners
The Tallest Man on Earth - Darkness of the Dream
The Tallest Man on Earth - Timothy:  Oh gosh this is like coming home to an old friend and having the warmest of evenings together.  Dark Bird Is Home makes me swoon.  Get it and get cuddling.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

They Might Be Giants - Erase:  I’m not going to recommend the new TMBG album.  I wouldn't really recommend any of them past Factory Showroom that aren't kids records.  But hey, I like this single.



THIS WEEK'S TRACKS

Braille - Life's A Bitch
Death Kneel - Perfume Bath
Dva - Zoppe
FL - Cameras ft AP (Treyy G Remix)
Romare - Prison Blues
Romare - Roots
Romare - Work Song
Run The Jewels - Bust NO Moves ft Cuz
Run The Jewels - Pew Pew Pew ft Dj Qbert
Slumberjack - Felon (Nem0 Edit)
Suuns and Jerusalem In My Heart - 3attam Babey
Suuns and Jerusalem In My Heart - Metal
Suuns and Jerusalem In My Heart - Self
The Tallest Man on Earth - Beginners
The Tallest Man on Earth - Darkness of the Dream
The Tallest Man on Earth - Timothy
They Might Be Giants - Erase



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Sunday, May 3, 2015

CPI - No More Human Friends

CPI - No More Human Friends
http://thetastates.com/mp3s/CPI_-_No_More_Human_Friends.mp3
dreamer beats
70 minutes, 160 MB
2015

01) Charlie Kaufman - BAFTA Lecture
02) The Residents - The New Hymn
03) Just Friends - Avalanche
04) Shlohmo - Wen Uuu
05) CocoRosie - End Of Time
06) The Townhouses - Heartsick
07) Nosaj Thing - Snap
08) Arca - Thievery
09) Slow Machete - Swollen Hands
10) Mt. Wolf - Life Size Ghosts (Catching Flies Remix)
11) Ellie Goulding - Heartbeats (Cosmonaut Grechko Edit)
12) Slow Machete - Until Your Father Sleeps
13) Jessy Lanza - Move Closer (Phyllis Nelson cover)
14) Shlohmo - Wen Uuu (Teebs Remix)
15) Sigur Ros - Sæglopur (Austin's Fault Edit)
16) Port St. Willow - Tourist
17) Forest Swords - The Weight Of Gold
18) Zero 7 - The Colour Of Spring ft Only Girl
19) Rae Spoon - Strength From Within
20) Majical Cloudz - Childhood's End
21) Rhye - Open (Bondas Remix)
22) CocoRosie - Roots Of My Hair

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

MP3 blog 2015/04/28

blog 2015/04/28 - another one sparks the rage

again and again:  http://thetastates.com/mp3s/blog/blog20150428.zip


Christian Löffler - Nordkap
Christian Löffler - York:  The new York EP gives us more slabs of the smooth bliss we desire so much!

Death Grips - Big Dipper
Death Grips - Inanimate Sensation
Death Grips - Pss Pss
Death Grips - Up My Sleeves:  The Powers That B is exhausting.  Listen to these tracks, 2 from each disc.  ARE YOU NOT AMUSED?  No.  You are not amused, you are exhausted.  You should have a nap.

Dream Beach - Missing Peace:  GOOD MORNING, CUTIE!

Greys - Use Your Delusion:  If Anything is from 2014 but this is all Seattle core 90s mess.

Son Lux - Among The Living
Son Lux - Give In And Give Out:  HOLY SHIT NEW SON LUX EP!!!!!!  Highly recommended.

Squarepusher - Baltang Ort
Squarepusher - Stor Eiglass:  Have you been shrugging at the virtuoso bass solos of recent?  Damogen Furies is an album that gets back to the IDM fury.  The bass and drums are all skittery and intense and probably what you've been waiting for.  Only thing missing?  Perhaps some moments of reprieve and a bit more of a cooing seduction.

Sylvan Esso - Dress:  OK final taste from the self-titled album from 2014.  There is lots of really juicy bits on this album, so many nummy little bits.  I'll go out on the limb:  RECOMMENDED.

The Notwist - Close To The Glass
The Notwist - From One Wrong Place To The Next
The Notwist - Run Run Run:  Close To The Glass has been a slow-burner for me, coming back to it once a month or so.  It has the Acher percussion hallmarks, some great songwriting, and a cohesive feel that makes it really work as an album.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.



THIS WEEK'S TRACKS

Christian Löffler - Nordkap
Christian Löffler - York
Death Grips - Big Dipper
Death Grips - Inanimate Sensation
Death Grips - Pss Pss
Death Grips - Up My Sleeves
Dream Beach - Missing Peace
Greys - Use Your Delusion
Son Lux - Among The Living
Son Lux - Give In And Give Out
Squarepusher - Baltang Ort
Squarepusher - Stor Eiglass
Sylvan Esso - Dress
The Notwist - Close To The Glass
The Notwist - From One Wrong Place To The Next
The Notwist - Run Run Run



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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

MP3 blog 2015/04/21

blog 2015/04/21 - this is a test of your empathy systems

This is only a test:  http://thetastates.com/mp3s/blog/blog20150421.zip


Aphex Twin - MARCHROMT30a Edit 2b 96:  New single of glorious electronic buttah

Captain Planet - Cicada:  Oh man that Konono thumb piano sound always has me grooving.

Colatron - Hiatus:  Gloriously stirring.

Flying Lotus - Coronus, the Terminator:  Smoothness from You're Dead.

GFOTY - Secret Mix:  What the fuck is this and why can't it just last forever forever forever forever FOREVER?

Glass Animals - Gooey (Klaves Bootleg):  Oh come on you know how I feel about pop house.

Isolator - Cast into Blood:  The album is "Culture & Principal of Anti-Human Exaltation" and that tells you pretty much everything you need to know.

La Dispute - Hudsonville, MI 1965
La Dispute - Scenes from Highways 1981-2009:  My 2 favourite tracks from last year's Rooms of the House.  Oh emo inflection, you do you.

Listener - Good News First:  AHHHHHHHHHH I LOVE THIS SO MUCH.  You remember this guy?  I DO!  I had to look him up to verify this is the same guy who put out a record back on Mush Records over a decade ago.  This this this is quite wonderful.  I recommend his new album Radical Friends.

Llyona - With You:  More sexy rnb tipped.

Lorde - Team (Autograf Remix):  For some reason I just never bothered much with Lorde but oh hey here's this thing and it's better than doughtnuts.

Swick & Lewis Cancut - Wishes ft Tkay Maidza:  I love vocals that remind me of happy hardcore and video games.

Teddybears - Whats Your Problem Feat. Baby Trish:  This is all sorts of badass. Bang bang bang em out

Tommy Jacob - Heal Me ft Raveena:  Yes, there is a trifecta of gloriousness going on here.



THIS WEEK'S TRACKS

Aphex Twin - MARCHROMT30a Edit 2b 96
Captain Planet - Cicada
Colatron - Hiatus
Flying Lotus - Coronus, the Terminator
GFOTY - Secret Mix
Glass Animals - Gooey (Klaves Bootleg)
Isolator - Cast into Blood
La Dispute - Hudsonville, MI 1965
La Dispute - Scenes from Highways 1981-2009
Listener - Good News First
Llyona - With You
Lorde - Team (Autograf Remix)
Swick & Lewis Cancut - Wishes ft Tkay Maidza
Teddybears - Whats Your Problem Feat. Baby Trish
Tommy Jacob - Heal Me ft Raveena



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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

MP3 blog 2015/04/14

blog 2015/04/14 - oh we're not having any of this

Wake up in the morning and feel like a monster:  http://thetastates.com/mp3s/blog/blog20150414.zip


Algernon Doll - Candy Striped:  Jangle indie rock from the new album Omphalic.

G-Eazy - Why Thank You:  Feel good, laugh evil.

Howard Stelzer - Untitled (excerpt):  droooooooooone from Brayton Point.

Hundred Waters - Down From the Rafters
Hundred Waters - Murmurs:  While pretty darn pretty, The Moon Rang Like A Bell just didn't grab me as a whole.  Something odd?  The remix album works far better for me.  Yeah, how often does that happen?

Ilhan Ersahin - Freedom:  This one just stuns me.  From the 2010 Istanbul Sessions.

Ingar Zach & Miguel Angel Tolosa - Astoneaged:  New for 2015: Loner!  God I love this album.  If you like textural ambient ish, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Kendrick Lamar - Hood Politics
Kendrick Lamar - i
Kendrick Lamar - Institutionalized ft Bilal, Anna Wise & Snoop Dogg:  Do I need to say much about To Pimp A Butterfly?  Will probably ride in the top 5 hiphop albums of the year.  It's pretty darn great.

Manic Focus - On the Horizon:  Perfect little downtempo breaks package

Mighty Mouse - That Piano Track:  Smiling rave mouth!

The Mountain Goats - Animal Mask
The Mountain Goats - The Legend of Chavo Guerrero
The Mountain Goats - Werewolf Gimmick:  They said it couldn't be done, but goddamnit he did it.  An entire album about wrestling, Beat The Champ fine J.D. in top form as a storyteller, jumping from the POV of classic wrestlers, back to himself and reflecting on his childhood relationships.  Give this one a chance.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Wuki - Talk:  Fucking rave on you crazy diamonds.



THIS WEEK'S TRACKS

Algernon Doll - Candy Striped
G-Eazy - Why Thank You
Howard Stelzer - Untitled (excerpt)
Hundred Waters - Down From the Rafters
Hundred Waters - Murmurs
Ilhan Ersahin - Freedom
Ingar Zach & Miguel Angel Tolosa - Astoneaged
Kendrick Lamar - Hood Politics
Kendrick Lamar - i
Kendrick Lamar - Institutionalized ft Bilal, Anna Wise & Snoop Dogg
Manic Focus - On the Horizon
Mighty Mouse - That Piano Track
The Mountain Goats - Animal Mask
The Mountain Goats - The Legend of Chavo Guerrero
The Mountain Goats - Werewolf Gimmick
Wuki - Talk



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Thursday, April 9, 2015

MP3 blog 2015/04/09

blog 2015/04/09 - just a raucous extended mix for fart noises

This is not the discourse we want, but the discourse we deserve:  http://thetastates.com/mp3s/blog/blog20150409.zip


Clark - Banjo
Clark - The Grit In The Pearl
Clark - Winter Linn:  This is quality electronica like mama used to make.  Stick to your bones classics, traditional goodness with years of experience behind it.  Eat your fucking vegetables.  HIGHLY RECOMMEND this self-titled album from 2014.

DoublePlusGood - Never The Same:  I picture the singer dancing around with one of those super skinny Bob Barker kind of microphones and damn does he have moves in my head.

Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Piss Crowns Are Trebled:  HOLLA!  Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress is amazing.  It's practically just an EP, but it is perfect in length and execution.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Hiss Golden Messenger - He Wrote the Book
Hiss Golden Messenger - Southern Grammar (Live at WXPN):  Mmmm the new Southern Grammar EP is short and sweet.

King Capisce - Never Spoken:  Now this I could do more of:  post-rocky music that has the horns way way up in the mix ala Cinematic Orchestra.  Fuck yes.

Leon Bridges - Coming Home (Early Mix):  Oh now this is just everything right.

Merdarahta - Poverty Will Spread
Merdarahta - The Dark Clouds:  Hoooooooly hell, As The Dark Clouds Swept Away We Could See The Sunset is AMAZING.   HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Moxi - Hold Me:  Well this might help with the comedown.

Quickie Mart x BJ So Cole - CashRules:  BOOTY BOOTY BOOTY BOOTY BOOTY BOOTY BOOTY BOOTY

The Good Husbands - Today ft Ryan Caraveo:  Smooth and happy, this is like a sandwich on a balmy day.

Wild Beasts - Daughters
Wild Beasts - New Life
Wild Beasts - Past Perfect:  I had never really been in to Wild Beasts before, but these tracks from the new record Present Tense catch enough of the magic I dig for to turn my head.



THIS WEEK'S TRACKS

Clark - Banjo
Clark - The Grit In The Pearl
Clark - Winter Linn
DoublePlusGood - Never The Same
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Piss Crowns Are Trebled
Hiss Golden Messenger - He Wrote the Book
Hiss Golden Messenger - Southern Grammar (Live at WXPN)
King Capisce - Never Spoken
Leon Bridges - Coming Home (Early Mix)
Merdarahta - Poverty Will Spread
Merdarahta - The Dark Clouds
Moxi - Hold Me
Quickie Mart x BJ So Cole - CashRules
The Good Husbands - Today ft Ryan Caraveo
Wild Beasts - Daughters
Wild Beasts - New Life
Wild Beasts - Past Perfect



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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

MP3 blog 2015/04/01

blog 2015/04/01 - oblivion

welcome to the fiscal:  http://thetastates.com/mp3s/blog/blog20150401.zip


Brian Eno & Karl Hyde - A Man Wakes Up
Brian Eno & Karl Hyde - Celebration
Brian Eno & Karl Hyde - Daddy's Car:  Someday World came out last year and my god what a great find.  It's like a post-punk newwave album from the 80s that went in to hiding for a few decades and solely worked on training and refining itself.  It is an absolute pleasure.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Deafheaven - From the Kettle Onto the Coil:  Adult Swim singles program.  Holy shit.

Dusky - Nobody Else:  Always want that straight up deep house ish.

Elijah Ocean - Ride It Out:  Sweet country folk from Bring It All In.

Elliphant ft Skrillex - Only Getting Younger (Milo & Otis Remix):  Fiiiiiine just one little bit of skrillex I guess.  We've deluted him though.

Iceage - Forever
Iceage - How Many
Iceage - On My Fingers:  Plowing Into The Field of Love is my first deep listen in to Iceage and I am feeling about it the same way when I first heard Titus Andronicus' first two records.  A voice that had so much personality and presence and uniqueness, I couldn't pull myself away.  I am getting pulled in and it's great.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Machinedrum - Flycatcha ft Body Language
Machinedrum - Sacred Frequency:  Room(s) and Room(s) Extended, yo.

Phox - No Lion (Boom Forest cover):  Oh god I love somber acapella folk.

Raleigh - Still Light:  Sounds Canadian.

Rubblebucket - Sound Of Erasing (The M Machine Remix):  I love everything about this: the vocal stylings, the beats, the mixing.  So good.

Teach Me Equals - Coelacanth:  This gets props just because COELACANTH IS THE COOLEST FISH THING EVER.  Better than frilled sharks.  Better than mermaids.

The Last 24 - Let Go:  And away we go!



THIS WEEK'S TRACKS

Brian Eno & Karl Hyde - A Man Wakes Up
Brian Eno & Karl Hyde - Celebration
Brian Eno & Karl Hyde - Daddy's Car
Deafheaven - From the Kettle Onto the Coil
Dusky - Nobody Else
Elijah Ocean - Ride It Out
Elliphant ft Skrillex - Only Getting Younger (Milo & Otis Remix)
Iceage - Forever
Iceage - How Many
Iceage - On My Fingers
Machinedrum - Flycatcha ft Body Language
Machinedrum - Sacred Frequency
Phox - No Lion (Boom Forest cover)
Raleigh - Still Light
Rubblebucket - Sound Of Erasing (The M Machine Remix)
Teach Me Equals - Coelacanth
The Last 24 - Let Go



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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

MP3 blog 2015/03/24

blog 2015/03/24 - this will make you fall asleep

mostly because you can't stay awake forever I am sorry:  http://thetastates.com/mp3s/blog/blog20150324.zip


Anna Of The North - Sway (The Chainsmokers Remix):  Oh god this hits all of the pleasure points at once.  I am rendered incapacitated.  Please don't tickle me in my moment of blissful paralysis.

Bleachers - You're Still A Mystery:  Like a throwback to 80s pop, from the album Strange Desire.

Blonde Redhead - No More Honey:  Perfect little subtle track from 2014's Barragán.

Cherokee - Don't Matter ft Darianna Everett:  The groove on this is just so addictive.  Those synth pads!  That funky bass guitar!  The vocals!

Dolor - Our Number:  Dark bass sex in the vein of FKA Twigs is always appreciated.

Dream Mclean - Network (Chase & Status Remix):  Every once in a while I indulge in a slice of well-balanced trap, and this hits so many of the right notes.

How To Dress Well - Precious Love (Cyril Hahn Remix)
How To Dress Well - Words I Don't Remember (The Range Remix):  My two favourites from the What Is This Heart? remix album.

Sam Smith - Stay With Me (Rainer + Grimm Remix):  Wasn't this guy nominated for some kind of award?  Ahh well, it's all about the remix here.

Spoon - Inside Out
Spoon - Knock Knock Knock
Spoon - Outlier
Spoon - They Want My Soul:  I saw a few glowing reviews about the new album They Want My Soul and so had my expectations up high.  And yes, it is a good album.  If you like Spoon, you'll probably love it.  And I do like Spoon!  But after listening a few times, I just didn't find a lot of NEW and EXCITE within it, and at the end I was left with a few songs I really digged and then moved on.

The Gnostic Trio - Gnostic Hymn
The Gnostic Trio - Into the Light:  Transmigration of the Magus is Zorn's eulogy for Lou Reed.  It's a lovely little album and has a quiet reverance.   It is not an essential Zorn piece for me though, as something about the textures and composition just doesn't make me want to spend more time around it.

Vince Staples - 65 Hunnid
Vince Staples - Blue Suede
Vince Staples - Hands Up:  Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaa Hell Can Wait is so damn good.  Beneath Run The Jewels, but def one of the highlights from 2014.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.



THIS WEEK'S TRACKS

Anna Of The North - Sway (The Chainsmokers Remix)
Bleachers - You're Still A Mystery
Blonde Redhead - No More Honey
Cherokee - Don't Matter ft Darianna Everett
Dolor - Our Number
Dream Mclean - Network (Chase & Status Remix)
How To Dress Well - Precious Love (Cyril Hahn Remix)
How To Dress Well - Words I Don't Remember (The Range Remix)
Sam Smith - Stay With Me (Rainer + Grimm Remix)
Spoon - Inside Out
Spoon - Knock Knock Knock
Spoon - Outlier
Spoon - They Want My Soul
The Gnostic Trio - Gnostic Hymn
The Gnostic Trio - Into the Light
Vince Staples - 65 Hunnid
Vince Staples - Blue Suede
Vince Staples - Hands Up



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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

MP3 blog 2015/03/17

blog 2015/03/17 - imagine the last time everyone at this mall has broken down crying

Can we parse this as a totality or as a void?:  http://thetastates.com/mp3s/blog/blog20150317.zip


99 Souls - The Girl Is Mine (radio edit):  Super sweet pop house edit.

Andrew Thomson - Bus Pass:  DEDICATED TO ALL MY TORONTO PEEPZ (especially those that ditched for BC…)

Ariana Grande - Problem ft Iggy Azalea (TKDJS Remix):  And now we're just back to the pop house.  What is wrong with me?

Autechre - 444:  While not a new track, this came around again as part of a bootleg 12" sided with some AFX.  Classic.

Captain Murphy - Cosplay:  NERD.

Curve - Falling Free (The Aphex Twin Remix):  Flipside bootleg release that went around!

Fractures - It's Alright:  The notes of Bon Iver shimmer for me.

Francisco The Man! - Loaded:  Jangling indie pop from the new album Loose Ends.

- deus sol invictus
- heliogabal I:  Heliogabal is from 2010 and it's a textural electronics playground.  Some joyous headphone listening that feels modern but also harkens back to the intrepid days of 1994.

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Retreat!
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - We Get Along
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - You'll Be Lonely:  Give the People What They Want doesn't quite give me everything I want, but it has a few songs that connect with the groove I oh so love SJ for.  If you're a diehard fan, you'll love the new album.

Sufjan Stevens - Fourth of July
Sufjan Stevens - Should Have Known Better
Sufjan Stevens - The Only Thing:  AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA NEW SUFJAN STEVENS!!!  Carrie & Lowell is SO. GOOD.  I am missing the epic psych jams, but hey, a return to fine folk form is A-OK too.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

The Districts - 4th and Roebling:  Perfect singalong bar rock.



THIS WEEK'S TRACKS

99 Souls - The Girl Is Mine (radio edit)
Andrew Thomson - Bus Pass
Ariana Grande - Problem ft Iggy Azalea (TKDJS Remix)
Autechre - 444
Captain Murphy - Cosplay
Curve - Falling Free (The Aphex Twin Remix)
Fractures - It's Alright
Francisco The Man! - Loaded
m² - deus sol invictus
m² - heliogabal I
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Retreat!
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - We Get Along
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - You'll Be Lonely
Sufjan Stevens - Fourth of July
Sufjan Stevens - Should Have Known Better
Sufjan Stevens - The Only Thing
The Districts - 4th and Roebling



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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

MP3 blog 2015/03/11

blog 2015/03/11 - the thaw reveals our shame

smile at the big reveal:  http://thetastates.com/mp3s/blog/blog20150311.zip


Aphex Waits - sampler:  Much more pleasing to me than the Aesop Waits crossover, this little dabbling mix works pretty great for me.

Born I Music - I Can't Breathe ft MacGuyver:  3 tracks in this update all entitled I Can't Breathe.  Motherfucking trigger warnings…

City Of Glass - Geographers:  I've loved pretty much everything I've heard from City Of Glass.  Just enough bombast in this pop.

Damien Rice - Long Long Way
Damien Rice - My Favourite Faded Fantasy
Damien Rice - Trusty And True:  NOT GOING TO LIE, there are some many parts on My Favourite Faded Fantasy that I totally recognize as very much inspired by my favourite parts of 'O', but FUCK IT I DON'T CARE, this is what I want to cuddle with.

His Name is Alive - African Violet Casts A Spell:  Thumbs up for the splish splash production alone.  From the new album Tecuciztecatl.

Holy Ghost! - Bridge & Tunnel (a/just/ed Remix):  Unnnf just some great deep house grooves.

Lemongrass - Deep River (Ficture Remix):  Moody all over this one, and I just soak it up.

Ms. Lauryn Hill - Black Rage (sketch):  Oh god this is staggering.  And it is a total coincidence I have this in the same release as the 3 I Can't Breathe tracks, but OK it fits.

Pleq - Do You Remember Your Dreams:  Can I get nostalgic for 2009 dreamy IDM yet?

Pussy Riot - I Can't Breathe:  Ripped from their intensely claustrophobic music video, everything about this is staggering.

Sales - Chinese New Year:  ahhhh a perfectly sweet reprieve between renditions of I Can't Breathe…

We Are Temporary - I Can't Breathe (In Memory of Eric Garner):  Last one, still devastating.



THIS WEEK'S TRACKS

Aphex Waits - sampler
Born I Music - I Can't Breathe ft MacGuyver
City Of Glass - Geographers
Damien Rice - Long Long Way
Damien Rice - My Favourite Faded Fantasy
Damien Rice - Trusty And True
His Name is Alive - African Violet Casts A Spell
Holy Ghost! - Bridge & Tunnel (a/just/ed Remix)
Lemongrass - Deep River (Ficture Remix)
Ms. Lauryn Hill - Black Rage (sketch)
Pleq - Do You Remember Your Dreams
Pussy Riot - I Can't Breathe
Sales - Chinese New Year
We Are Temporary - I Can't Breathe (In Memory of Eric Garner)



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Thursday, February 26, 2015

MP3 blog 2015/02/26

blog 2015/02/25 - that's it, we're done with this

fuck winter:  http://thetastates.com/mp3s/blog/blog20150226.zip


Adam F & Cory Enemy - When It Comes To You ft Margot (Rags Remix):  Sweet pop bass on that post-garage 3.0 tip.

Alvvays - Next of Kin:  This reminds me of a happy fusion of so many indie folk pop faves. A+

Ben Frost - Nolan (Regis Self Medicating Edit):  I am a huge fan of Frost's catalogue but his recent releases have left me sighing a bit.  I could not get in to Aurora, and on the remix front only this track really sparked me.

Chaka Khan x Tensnake - All Good (DJ Katch Blend):  CHAKA! CHAKA KHAN!

Danny Byrd - Bad Boy (Back Again):  I always make time for checking new Danny Byrd and oh this jump up track from 2013's 4th Dimension puts a huge smile on my face.

Eboi - As I'm Falling ft Little Jinder:  Good verses, but oh the rare joy of a slick chorus package.

Elderbrook - Rewinding:  This has a groove like a James Blake track, but with a bit of an edge off the sorrow.

Emika - Searching (Radio Edit)
Emika - Sing To Me:  2 smooth cuts from the 2013 album Searching, Emika's dark-tonged rnb really needs a second listen, especially now that FKA Twigs is blowing up.

Gold Panda - Enoshima
Gold Panda - My Father In Hong Kong 1961:  These are my highlights from the album Half Of Where You Live.  The first being a great plodding IDM track, the second evoking 20th century minimalism with great flair that I hope inspires other producers.

James Vincent McMorrow - You Know:  LIKE. BUTTAH.

Lowell - The Bells:  awww yus new cancon electropop!

Mina Tindle - I Command:  OK OK more great pop!

Night Panther - Desire:  Even the band name screams 80s!

Panda Bear - Untying The Knot:  This came on and I was like oh cool this is an awesome Panda Bear tribute but OK for reals Panda Bear has ditched a lot of the things that I feel were dragging down their enjoyment.  Check this B-side from the Noah EP.

Pharrell Williams - Happy (Kaytranada Edition):  We all know Pharrell needs to lay low and let the synth bass simmer a bit longer.

Sigur Rós - Sæglópur (Austin's Fault Edit):  I am kind of shocked there hasn't been much more of this since dayyam this is some sexy breaks.

The Twilight Sad - Nobody Wants To Be Here & Nobody Wants To Leave:  By all measures, Nobody Wants To Be Here & Nobody Wants To Leave is a GOOD album, but for whatever reason it just didn't grab me.  It didn't excite me like so many of the others.  AM I DEAD INSIDE?

Years & Years - Take Shelter (Stal Remix):  EPIC ELECTRO POP YESSS



THIS WEEK'S TRACKS

Adam F & Cory Enemy - When It Comes To You ft Margot (Rags Remix)
Alvvays - Next of Kin
Ben Frost - Nolan (Regis Self Medicating Edit)
Chaka Khan x Tensnake - All Good (DJ Katch Blend)
Danny Byrd - Bad Boy (Back Again)
Eboi - As I'm Falling ft Little Jinder
Elderbrook - Rewinding
Emika - Searching (Radio Edit)
Emika - Sing To Me
Gold Panda - Enoshima
Gold Panda - My Father In Hong Kong 1961
James Vincent McMorrow - You Know
Lowell - The Bells
Mina Tindle - I Command
Night Panther - Desire
Panda Bear - Untying The Knot
Pharrell Williams - Happy (Kaytranada Edition)
Sigur Ro´s - Sagloopur (Austin's Fault Edit)
The Twilight Sad - Nobody Wants To Be Here & Nobody Wants To Leave
Years & Years - Take Shelter (Stal Remix)



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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

MP3 blog 2015/02/17

blog 2015/02/17 - Only you and the night.

You can't hold it all back:  http://thetastates.com/mp3s/blog/blog20150217.zip


Angela James - Drink And Try Not To Cry:  Oh god!  *bawls*

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Whipped:  Quiet little number from Singer's Grave A Sea of Tongues.

Dan Mangan + Blacksmith - Vessel:  Dan's epic qualities hit a perfect peak on this great track from the new album Club Meds.

Death Grips - Runway J (1)
Death Grips - Runway N (3):  Fashion Week is all about the beats bout the beats bout the beats

Disclosure - Confess To Me ft Jessie Ware
Disclosure - Grab Her!
Disclosure - Help Me Lose My Mind ft London Grammar
Disclosure - Latch ft Sam Smith:  Oh hey just a reminder that Settle is one of the best dance albums of recent years.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.  How do you not own it yet?

Four Tet - Parallel Jalebi (Hudson Mohawke RMX):  Like peanut butter and fucking chocolate.  No wait, don't like, fuck chocolate, but ummm.   Nevermind.  Nice track.

Grubby Mitts - To a Friends House the Way is Never Long:  This is one of those tracks that springs up out of nowhere and you're like holy shit how did life get so awesome?  Oh fuck it, no who cares that The Books broke up because here comes Time is What Stops Everything Happening at at Once.

Kappa Kavi - Challenger:  The post 8-bit era gives us the ecstatic video game music that Lazer Swords promised us.

Mark Molnar & Craig Pedersen - IMOO Vol 4 (100) live improv:  2 Ottawa jazz heavyweights go head to head, recorded live at an IMOO event.

Prince - Funknroll (Canblaster Remix):  Did you know Prince still is releasing albums?  No?  Yeah apparnetly Springsteen still does too.  No, really.  Welp, thank goodness for the remixers, distilling this down to the prime goodness.

SidiRum - La Danza De Las Trompas (Cocotaxi Remix)
SidiRum - Le Soleil (Umoja Remix):  Groove chill party bass all the time

The Decemberists - Cavalry Captain
The Decemberists - Lake Song
The Decemberists - The Wrong Year:  I'll say it plain:  What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World is not a spectacular album.  It is about 50% really good, and a few songs meh, and a few songs have some cringeworthy parts that I skip over them faster than you can say "Rocks in your socks".  So yeah, give it a spin and sift out the jewels.  And here is to hoping they'll reward us in a year or two with an epic rock opera about the mythology of gold prospectors suffering oxygen deprivation.



THIS WEEK'S TRACKS

Angela James - Drink And Try Not To Cry
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Whipped
Dan Mangan + Blacksmith - Vessel
Death Grips - Runway J (1)
Death Grips - Runway N (3)
Disclosure - Confess To Me ft Jessie Ware
Disclosure - Grab Her!
Disclosure - Help Me Lose My Mind ft London Grammar
Disclosure - Latch ft Sam Smith
Four Tet - Parallel Jalebi (Hudson Mohawke RMX)
Grubby Mitts - To a Friends House the Way is Never Long
Kappa Kavi - Challenger
Mark Molnar & Craig Pedersen - IMOO Vol 4 (100) live improv
Prince - Funknroll (Canblaster Remix)
SidiRum - La Danza De Las Trompas (Cocotaxi Remix)
SidiRum - Le Soleil (Umoja Remix)
The Decemberists - Cavalry Captain
The Decemberists - Lake Song
The Decemberists - The Wrong Year



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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

MP3 blog 2015/02/11

blog 2015/02/11 - There is a panda in this car that needs snuggles

Unbuckle the belt, it's all good:  http://thetastates.com/mp3s/blog/blog20150211.zip


Annie Gosfield - Daughters of the Industrial Revolution:  this is a postrock jazz groove that is all over my eros.

Bjork - Atom Dance ft Antony Hegarty
Bjork - Black Lake:  Vulnicura is a revelation, an incredible distillation of forms that had been played with in the past.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

C.Diab - Ships
C.Diab - Young Hums:  Oh shimmering glory, wave over me.  God I love this Beacons.  RECOMMENDED.

D'Angelo and The Vanguard - Ain't That Easy
D'Angelo and The Vanguard - Another Life
D'Angelo and The Vanguard - Really Love:  Black Messiah.  Amazing.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

DJ Neber - Cha Cha La Negra
DJ Neber - Chin Chan Chow
DJ Neber - La Esquina Del Movimiento:  Ooooo some saucy breaks from Mi Disco Cha Cha Cha!!!

Mary J. Blige - Whole Damn Year:  Beautiful track from The London Sessions.

Pharmakon - Bestial Burden:  This new Pharmakon is like grindy industrial to my ears.  Far less chaotic noise, this is like some magical Einsturzende early ish where they worked with Diamanda Galas.

Tinashe X Dubbel Dutch - 2 On X Rare Earth (Flight Mix):  All slinky up in this bass bin.

You - 100 Lanterns:  Whispy and delicate pop world to end it all



THIS WEEK'S TRACKS

Annie Gosfield - Daughters of the Industrial Revolution
Bjork - Atom Dance ft Antony Hegarty
Bjork - Black Lake
C.Diab - Ships
C.Diab - Young Hums
D'Angelo and The Vanguard - Ain't That Easy
D'Angelo and The Vanguard - Another Life
D'Angelo and The Vanguard - Really Love
DJ Neber - Cha Cha La Negra
DJ Neber - Chin Chan Chow
DJ Neber - La Esquina Del Movimiento
Mary J. Blige - Whole Damn Year
Pharmakon - Bestial Burden
Tinashe X Dubbel Dutch - 2 On X Rare Earth (Flight Mix)
You - 100 Lanterns



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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

MP3 blog 2015/02/04

blog 2015/02/04 - You look so very expensive

And I can taste the waste:  http://thetastates.com/mp3s/blog/blog20150204.zip


(Crack) - Dread U:  Dread indeed.

Baths - Aminals:  Happy little plodder from Cerulean.

Betoko - Xuplak:  This is a slow build, give it time, bliss outs abound.

Blue Hawaii - Get Happier:  The vocals here are stunning and just laying on top of a bubbling footwerk platter.

Chaz French - Intro:  Woah, this is intense.  And great.

Cut Copy - Meet Me In A House Of Love (TJANI remix):  Classic styled electrohouse pop!

Deerhoof - Paradise Girls:  Oh gosh this song from La Isla Bonita is so wonderful.  And yes, love girls who play the bass guitar!

Ghost Mutt - Oh Boy Oh Baby:  Bass clap party.  Just claps.  Only.  Alone.

Golden Coast - Dream And An MPC (Vice & Justyle Remix):  Squeaky cup pop explosion.  So good.

Kryshe - Africa:  Beautiful softness from the new album In Between

Prince Koloni - Luku A Meisje (Uproot Andy & Geko Jones Remix):  Oh Uproot Andy, you're the best.  Always dishing us so many lovely things, all DJ friendlified.

Quantic - Muevelo Negro ft Nidia Gongora (Werkha Remix):  So. Bad. Ass.

Riva Ridge - Slide:  Mmmmm the dreamy guitar and synth just mesh together.

Rome Fortune - FriendsMaybe ft ILOVEMAKONNEN:  Not since Biz Markie has an off-tune chorus been so lovably dominant.

Sauvage - Vendredi:  Sweet squeakpop

Thus Owls - As Long As We Try A Little:  OMG yess some Joanna Newsom styled psych rock wonderment from Turning Rocks.

Zu - Mimosa Hostilis:  This scronk goes back a few years, heaviness from Carboniferous.



THIS WEEK'S TRACKS

(Crack) - Dread U
Baths - Aminals
Betoko - Xuplak
Blue Hawaii - Get Happier
Chaz French - Intro
Cut Copy - Meet Me In A House Of Love (TJANI remix)
Deerhoof - Paradise Girls
Ghost Mutt - Oh Boy Oh Baby
Golden Coast - Dream And An MPC (Vice & Justyle Remix)
Kryshe - Africa
Prince Koloni - Luku A Meisje (Uproot Andy & Geko Jones Remix)
Quantic - Muevelo Negro ft Nidia Gongora (Werkha Remix)
Riva Ridge - Slide
Rome Fortune - FriendsMaybe ft ILOVEMAKONNEN
Sauvage - Vendredi
Thus Owls - As Long As We Try A Little
Zu - Mimosa Hostilis


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