Tuesday, January 31, 2012

MIX: Fybe:One mix for The Selector After Dark



This electronic producer is the co-founder of Shades of Grey record label. He is not only a talented music producer but also a graphic designer and illustrator. Check this mix out above and feel free to download. The artists in the mix are listed below.


Sina - One I Love (Unsigned) 
Jono McCleery - Rise & Die (Fybe:one Remix) (Unsigned) 
Great Skies - Polaroid (Cut Records) 
Dauwd - Could It Be (Pictures) 
Deft - LVR (Unsigned) 
Acre - Effected the Most (Unsigned) 
Its Not You - Troy Gunner (L2S) 
Its - Synkro (Mindset) 
Damu - Mermaid (Local Action) 
123MRK - Unrest (Infinite Machine) 
Fybe:one - Kora (Shades of Grey) 
Jono McCleery - Tomorrow (Fybe:one Remix) (Unsigned) 
Felony Flats - If You Move Me Away (Unsigned) 
Monokle - Luch (Jumble) 
Krts - Hold On (Project Mooncircle) 
Sorrow & Shura - Thinking of You (Unsigned) 
Klaus - Tusk (R&S Records) 
Cosmic Dog - Tonight (Zack Christ Tirsdagmix) (Unsigned) 
Beaver Eater - JJ Mumbles (Wot Not) 
Frederic Robinson - Laughing at Clouds (Diffrent) 
Lapalux - Lost Consonants (Unsigned) 
Royce Wood Jnr - Jodie (Raised by Records) 
Innobushu - Kombucha (Unsigned)

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

VIDEO: Active Child - Hanging On



This electronica artist goes by the name Pat Grossi and released his first album last year called, "You Are All I See". He recently opened for M83 on their 2011 French tour. Active Child's album has received great reviews from popular critics such as Pitchfork and Drowned in Sound and is definitely an artist to check out.

Monday, January 9, 2012

VIDEO: Dempsey - Late Night

This is the official video just released by Dempsey. The California born chillwave synth-pop duo has been blowing up fast just as I had expected. Check out their new video below and feel free to buy or dowload there album here.


VIDEO: Blackmill - Evil Beauty

Blackmill is a huge force in the chillstep movement that is currently sweeping the world. This unofficial video was made by a fan who cut portions of a Mexico promotion video called "Televiso Bicentenario". After watching, Blackmill himself commented saying, "This is one of the most amazing videos I have ever seen." Check it out below

 

Thursday, January 5, 2012

My Top 10 Albums of 2011

2011 was a great year for music. Dubstep skyrocketed, Chillwave synth-pop came back in style, Rock died, Hip-Hop has widened from popcorn raps to intellectual lyricism, Electronic music is becoming mainstream and Indie has taken over. I will be focusing on the albums or mixtapes that have had the biggest impact on my life this past year. Each of the following albums listed I have listened to for hours on end. I hope you enjoy my favorites.



10. Drake - Take Care

Over My Dead Body
 


9. M83 - Hurry up We're Dreaming

Midnight City

 


8. Nero - Welcome Reality (Deluxe)

Reaching Out

 

Innocence
  



7. SBTRKT - SBTRKT

Wildfire

 



6. tUnE-yArDs - w h o k i l l

Es-So
 

Bizness

 



5. Rustie - Glass Swords

  Surph
 



4. Little Dragon - Ritual Union

Ritual Union
 

Shuffle A Dream
 



3. The Weeknd - House of Balloons

What You Need
 

The Knowing

 



2. Washed Out - Within and Without

Amor Fati

 

Echoes
 



1. Frank Ocean - Nostalgia / Ultra

We All Try
 

Nature Feels
 



Honorable Mentions:


Kimbra - Vows

Settle Down

 


Kendrick Lamar - Section 80

Rigamortis

 


Kanye West and Jay-Z - Watch the Throne

New Day
 



J. Cole - Cole World

Can't Get Enough

 



Childish Gambino - Camp

Fire Fly
 



Kaskade - Fire & Ice

Lick It
 



Full Crate - Golden Glasses


Cherrie Hats

Monday, January 2, 2012

VIDEO: Common - Celebrate

Happy New Year to everybody! This is the perfect feel good song to listen to at the start off 2012. Common kills it it again with his new album "The Dreamer / The Believer" which is in stores now.