Month: December 2011

Midlake – Acts Of Man

:: This is what good music is supposed to sound like!

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Artist: Midlake
Title of Album: The Courage Of Others
Release Date:
Januar 29, 2010
Label: Cooperative Music (Universal)

01 Acts Of Man
02 Winter Dies
03 Small Mountain
04 Core Of Nature
05 Fortune
06 Rulers, Ruling All Things
07 Children Of The Grounds
08 Bring Down
09 The Horn
10 The Courage Of Others
11 In The Ground

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Sep 14 − Roscoe


Tula – Stitch by Stitch [Live on Berlin Sessions #37]

:: Great young talent ‘Tula’ from the Berlin Sessions!

Song: Stitch by Stitch
Location: The Apartment, Buelowstrasse 90, Berlin-Schoeneberg

Berlin Sessions #37 // December 15, 2011

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New Tracks: The National – I Need My Girl / Rylan [Live on Q TV]

:: Very nice first taste of what’s to come in 2012 by The National!

I Need My Girl


These two previously unreleased tracks are the first taste of the new album The National are currently working on. They first performed both tracks at Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto, Canada on December 08, 2011 on CBC’s (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) Radio Q TV.

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New Track: Memoryhouse – The Kids Were Wrong [Official Video]

:: nice and soft sound…

This is the first taste of the upcoming full-length debut of Memoryhouse, entitled “The Slideshow Effect” and to be released February 28, 2012 on Sub Pop Records. Download the track for free on the Memoryhouse homepage.

Post Update: The video is directed by Shawn Brackbill and was published on February 26, 2012.

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This is ‘Walk With Me’, th second single taken from “The Slideshow Effect”.

01. Little Expressionless Animals
02. The Kids Were Wrong
03. All Our Wonder
04. Punctum
05. Heirloom
06. Bonfire
07. Pale Blue
08. Walk With Me
09. Kind Of Light
10. Old Haunts

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Yoav – 6/8 Dream

:: B-B-BAG IT!

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Artist: Yoav
Title Of Album: A Foolproof Escape Plan
Release Date: September 20, 2010
Label: You Are Here

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Aug 23 − Easy Chair

Ben Williams – Drunken Gun [Official Video]

:: Makes me melancholic in a nice way… i´ve had to much to drink…

Video: Drunken Gun [Official Video]

Stream: What I Want – NEW EP TEASER

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Artist: Ben Williams
Title of Album: Twenty Houses
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The Chemical Brothers – Hanna’s Theme (Vocal Version)

:: This one’s flyin’ me away…


This amazing track is to be found on The Original Soundtrack of “Hanna”, done by The Chemical Brothers and released July 01, 2011 on Sony Classical (Sony Music).

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Album Tracklist:
01. Hanna’s Theme
02. Escape 700
03. Chalice 1
04. The Devil Is In The Details
05. Mapsounds Chalice 2
06. The Forest
07. Quayside Sythesis
08. The Sandman
09. Marissa Flashback
10. Bahnhof Rumble
11. The Devil Is In The Beats
12. Car Chase (Arp Worship)
13. Interrogation Lonesome Subway Grimms House
14. Hanna vs. Marissa
15. Sun Collapse
16. Special Ops
17. Escape Wavefold
18. Isolated Howl
19. Container Park
20. Hanna’s Theme Vocal Version

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Read more:
Consequence of Sound – Album Review: The Chemical Brothers – Hanna OST