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Calvin Harris – “Ready For The Weekend”

I’ve not listened to a more appropriately titled zinger in a while, nor been that pumped for the weekend on a Monday. Calvin Harris has cemented his role as a heavy UK deejay/producer/party-starter extraordinaire and with Ready For The Weekend blaring out of every clubgoers iPod he can only go onwards and upwards.

6 Oct 2009 | More

CMJ Confirms Full Music and Film Lineup

The full artist and film lineup for the 2009 CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival was confirmed today, with new performers such as YACHT, Joan As Police Woman, Busta Rhymes and Mercury Prize winner Speech Debelle joining the bill.

6 Oct 2009 | More

The Raveonettes – “In and Out of Control”

The Raveonettes are an easy band to root for. These two beautiful Danes — Sune Rose Wagner and Sharin Foo — have long been a product of fierce label marketing that never quite amounted to lightning in a bottle. Their irresistible blend of fuzzed out, doo-wop surf rock…

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Jamie T. – “Kings & Queens”

If Jamie T. could time travel, he’d win over the rude boys, teddy boys, punks and folk-heads. Fast forward to now, and the boy from South Wimbledon has managed to bridge what’s been missing in music over the past four decades. Just as radio-friendly as his debut, Panic Prevention, Kings & Queens is the quintessential British banger of an album we’ve been waiting for.

6 Oct 2009 | More

Air – “Love 2″

It’s hard to write an Air review without sounding seemingly samey. Yes, their “light Continental electronica” never gets tiring, but the work that went into producing this gem (their fifth gem, to be precise) speaks for itself. Weed out the twinkling ivories, dreamy synth, cinematic splendor and lush vocals and transport yourself to Atlas Studio in leafy Paris.

6 Oct 2009 | More