Mansions on the Moon
Absolutely loving this new mixtape, Paradise Falls by Mansions on the Moon. I hadn’t heard of them before, they do a kind of ethereal electronic music that’s good, but the remixes that mixtape hosts Diplo and DJ Benzi pulled together for this mixtape are incredible. Download the whole mixtape here.
Settlers of Catan
Tonight, as I came home from work and unlocked my front door, I wondered: “Will this be the night that my roommates outgrow their ‘I-want-to-play-Settlers-every-night’ phase, leaving me behind?” ….not yet, not tonight…..
Kanye West "Runaway" Cliff's Notes →
Enjoyed it. EXCERPT: Actually, this raises my side-point. A lot has been said of Kanye’s relevance more as a celebrity/personality than as a rapper, and I think on projects like this that bears a lot of merit. Kanye is an original American asshole, at this point so rich and artistically free to do literally whatever he wants that he can write a song that publicly apologizes for publicly...
Roommate Spotlight - Lucas
My roommate Lucas is in NY this week. We miss him since, as you can see from this picture of him performing with his identical twin this week (he’s on the left), he’s usually killing it.
Hot Chip & Sleigh Bells
I saw Hot Chip with Sleigh Bells at the Warfield Theater in San Francisco on Sunday Night Hot Chip was absolutely fantastic. I’d never heard Sleigh Bells before, but they were incredible. It was pretty much just one guitarist playing power chords over stripped down electro beats. Plus this lovely lady: Thankfully she has a full Tumblr blog dedicated to her. Check out their music on...