I’m a bit late to it but check the Joy Division Zune pre-loaded with content. Let’s face it the tech might not be your thing, but surely this is at least slightly more cool than a U2 iPod?!?
Actually that’s a lie. It’s not a ‘new’ mix. It’s a mix from last weekend. But I’m posting it now.
This is from Asi’s birthday party last Friday. It was a party in a pub. So I felt I had to play a bit more ‘rowdy’ than I normally would to entertain the drunkards. Hence it’s a bit full on in places – and has some well-known stuff in there too. Disclosure – I did tidy it up when I got home, but it really was almost perfect when I did it live, honest ;-)
Download from here if you so desire: http://www.drop.io/asi_party (click listen, then you can download the MP3 file)
1. Heart ov Glass – Justus Kohncke
2. I don’t know (justus dub mix) – Chelnois R Jones
3. The Funk Phenomena – Armand Van Helden
4. Who Keeps Changing Your Mind – South Street Players
5. It’s Not Easy (Album Mix) – Westbam
6. I Feel Space – Lindstrom
7. Bells Of Brighton (Original Mix) – Steve Mac and Mark Brown
8. In My Arms (Tocadisco Mix) – Mylo
9. Just Can’t Get Enough (Dirty South Mix) – Depeche Mode
10. Wild Thing (Peaches Remix) – Peaches and Tone Loc
11. Superstylin (Unknown Breaks Mix) – Groove Armada
12. Outta Space – Deekline Feat. Top Cat
13. Fever Called Love – Rising High Collective
14. Positive Education – Slam
15. Age of Love – Age Of Love
Enjoy. Or don’t enjoy. Depends if you like that sort of thing.
Like this a lot. Hype Machine are going to launch their new site once 10,000 people are looking at this page:
Brilliantly it’s not when 10,000 have looked at it cumulatively, they’re waiting for 10,000 to have the page open at the same time, which is sweet (I’m deducing this because the number is going down as well as up!).
Hype machine is an MP3 blog aggregation thing that helps you find new music. It’s good. Be interesting to see what the new site’s like, once enough people are looking at it.
It’s true, I do love M83. Their new long player Digital Shades vol 1 is out now.
M83 make great epic soundscapes. I’m not really sure of the best way to describe them, there’s moments of noisy shoegazing bands like My Bloody Valentine, but crossed with subtler electronic stuff too. If you’re interested in finding out what they sound like you can hear them on their last.fm page.
This new release is perhaps a bit more ambient than a lot of the previous stuff, which is OK in my book.
Reason I’ve blogged about them is that they’re doing a vinyl release that also has a code to download high quality MP3 versions of the tracks. Which as a principle I like.
http://www.ilovem83.com/ for more.
This made me LOL. It’s a music blog post. Normally the guy posts up decent music, but he’s got a thread called SFMGFiPod (which stands for ‘shit from my girlfriend’s iPod’). He’s basically posting up the stuff that his girlfriend is listening to. By seeing the two playlists I started to almost imagine what their relationship is like based on the musical compatibility or otherwise of their two playlists.
You could do something quite funny with an online MP3 version of Mr and Mrs.
I love Boomkat – it’s a great niche online electronic music store. The content is great. It gives you a real sense that the guys running it are totally in love with the music. Plus the previews of tracks are long enough and they load quickly. And their service is great too.
I was browsing the store at the weekend and thought it was a little odd when I saw the above. If you look closely the MP3 on the right appears to be ‘Out Of Stock’. Can you ever sell out of MP3s? (I’m guessing that there might be a licensing issue or something maybe?!?).