Friday, June 5, 2015

Spring Chillout

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Blooms - Love (via Soundcloud - 2015)
Hundred Waters - Murmurs (The Moon Rang Like a Bell - 2014)
Nosaj Thing feat. Kazu Makino - Eclipse/Blue (Home - 2013)
Maya Jane Coles feat. Tricky - Wait for You (Comfort - 2013)

Young Magic - Holographic (Breathing Statues - 2014)
Lapalux feat. Andreya Triana - Puzzle (Lustmore - 2015)
Munchi - Madre, No Llores (Murda Sound - 2010)
Holy Other - Yr Love (With U - 2011)

Forest Swords - Irby Tremor (Engravings - 2013)
Clams Casino - Gorilla (Rain Forest - 2011)
Doldrums - Funeral for Lightning (The Air Conditioned Nightmare - 2015)
Son Lux - Easy (Lanterns - 2013)

Pastel Ghost - Clouds (Abyss - 2015) Depeche Mode - Uselink (Ultra - 1997)

Friday, May 22, 2015

Musica Ex Machina

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Kraftwerk - The Robots (The Man Machine - 1978)
Goblin - La Via Della Droga (La Via Della Droga OST - 1977)
Brian Eno - Under the Stars (Apollo - 1983)
David Bowie - Subterraneans (Low - 1977)

Sinoia Caves - Forever Dilating Eye (Beyond the Black Rainbow OST - 2010)
Pye Corner Audio - The Black Mill Video Tape (Sleep Games - 2012)
John Carpenter - Abyss (JG Thirlwell remix) (Lost Themes - 2015)

Geoff Barrow & Ben Salisbury - Exhale (Drokk - 2012)
Disasterpeace - Detroit (It Follows OST - 2015)
Disasterpeace - Lakeward (It Follows OST - 2015)
Geoff Barrow & Ben Salisbury - Out (Ex Machina OST - 2015)
CUTS - Bunsen Burner (Ex Machina OST - 2015)

Symmetry - The Nightshift (Reprise) (Soundtrack for an Imaginary Film - 2012)
Chromatics - Shining Violence (Night Drive - 2007)

Bonus Video Time!
CUTS - 05

Bonus... TV show trailer time?

Friday, May 8, 2015

Post finals exaltation and inclement weather commiseration

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The Smiths - Sheila Take A Bow (Louder Than Bombs - 1987)
The Cure - Fascination Street (Extended Mix - 12" - 1989)
Siouxsie and the Banshees - Party's Fall (Tinderbox - 1986)
Echo and the Bunnymen - In Bluer Skies (Porcupine - 1983)

Galaxie 500 - Temperature's Rising (Today - 1988)
Jesus and Mary Chain - Nine Million Rainy Days (Darklands - 1987)
Cocteau Twins - Throughout the Dark Months of April & May (Victorialand - 1986)
Cranes - Rainbows (Forever - 1993)
Love and Rockets - Waiting for the Flood (Earth, Sun, Moon - 1987)

Curve - Coming Up Roses (Come Clean - 1998)
Depeche Mode - Heaven (Delta Machine - 2013)
SPC ECO - Hear Me Now (Art of Pop - 2014)
Slowdive - Country Rain (5 EP - 1993)

Outro - Massive Attack - Weather Storm (Protection - 1994)

Friday, April 24, 2015

Sun & Moon

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The Velvet Underground - Who Loves the Sun? (Loaded - 1970)
Magnetic Fields - I Don't Believe in the Sun (69 Love Songs - 1999)
Swans - God Damn the Sun (The Burning World - 1989)

Slowdive - When the Sun Hits (Souvlaki - 1993)
Primal Scream - May the Sun Shine Bright For You (Sonic Flower Groove - 1987)
The Verve - The Sun, The Sea (A Storm in Heaven - 1993)
Swervedriver - Sunset (Raise - 1991)
The Raveonettes - Sinking With the Sun (Observator - 2012)

Break - Ventures - Blue Moon (1961)

Frankie Rose - Moon in My Mind (Interstellar - 2011)
Neko Case - I Wish I Was the Moon (Blacklisted - 2002)
Ian McCulloch - The Killing Moon (Daytrotter Sessions -2010)

Love and Rockets - Holiday on the Moon (Express - 1986)
Young Magic - Drawing Down the Moon (Melt - 2012)

Jim Henson as Ernie - I Don't Want to Live on the Moon (Sesame Street - 1978)

Friday, April 17, 2015

BtWoS 04-17-2015

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Doldrums - Blow Away (Air Conditioned Nightmare - 2015)
Crocodiles - Stoned to Death (Sleep Forever - 2010)
Swervedriver - Autodidact (I Wasn't Born to Lose You - 2015)
Dum Dum Girls - Lost Boys & Girls Club (Too True - 2014)

Still Corners - The Trip (Strange Pleasures - 2013)
m83 - Midnight City (Hurry Up, We're Dreaming - 2011)
Symmetry - Cruise Control (Themes for an Imaginary Film - 2011)
Pastel Ghost - Shadows (Abyss - 2015)
School of Seven Bells - White Wind (Ghostory - 2012)

SPC ECO - Burn It Down (Art of Pop - 2014)
Forest Swords - Anneka's Battle (Engravings - 2013)
Hundred Waters - Xtalk (Moon Rang Like A Bell - 2014)
Purity Ring - Push Pull (Another Eternity - 2015)

Bonus Video Time!
John Carpenter - Night (Lost Themes - 2015)

Friday, March 27, 2015

Flexipop Retrospective

This week we take a look at the brief history of Flexipop magazine and the colorful 7" singles folded in its pages.

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The Jam - Boy About Town (Issue 02)
Madness - My Girl (Issue 19)
Hazel O'Connor - D. Days (Issue 09)
Bow Wow Wow - Elimination Dancing (Issue 18)

Depeche Mode - Sometimes I Wish I Was Dead (Issue 11)
Fad Gadget - King of the Flies (Issue 11)
Soft Cell - Metro MRX (Issue 12)
B. Movie - Remembrance Day (Issue 12)

Adam and the Ants - A.N.T.S. (Issue 04)
XTC - Looking for Footprints (Issue 16)
Haircut 100 - Nobody's Fool (Issue 17)
The Associates - Even Dogs in the Wild (Issue 20)

Bauhaus - God in an Alcove (Isssue 23)
The Cure - Lament (Issue 22)
Toya - Sphinx (Issue 08)

Marc Almond and Friends - Discipline (Throbbing Gristle cover - Issue 24)

Read an article about the magazine's history written by Flexipop co-founder Tim Lott here.

A colorful, glossy Adam Ant feature from Flexipop No. 4, March 1981:

Friday, March 13, 2015

New Swervedriver Record

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Swervedriver - For Seeking Heat (Mezcal Head - 1993)
Ride - Drive Blind (Ride EP - 1990)
Catherine Wheel - Texture (Ferment - 1992)

The Raveonettes - Killer in the Streets (Pe'Ahi - 2014)
Dum Dum Girls - Girls Intuition (Rimbaud Eyes 7" - 2014)
Thee Oh Sees - Web (Mutilator Defeated at Last - Out 5/18)
Ringo Deathstarr - God's Dream (God's Dream - 2014)

Television - Days (Adventure - 1978)
Mazzy Star - Things (I'm Less Here 7" - 2014)
J. Mascis - Fade Into You (Mazzy Star cover) (Fade Into You 7" - 2014)
Dean Wareham - Happy and Free (Dean Wareham - 2014)

Swervedriver - Setting Sun (I Wasn't Born To Lose You - 2015)
Swervedriver - English Subtitles (I Wasn't Born To Lose You - 2015)
Swervedriver - Days (Television cover) (Setting Sun 7" - 2014)