Mixtape for week 24, 2013

A week hampered by Spotify’s new interface where they’ve taken away new releases and replaced it with a recommended section, which has made finding new songs a lot harder:

Schoolboy Q – There He Go

Genre: Hip-hop

Info: Reminds me a lot of Tinie Tempah, with the same tripping, skipping backbeat and fun rapping on the top of it.

Schoolboy Q – Sexting

Genre: Hip-hop

Info: A second track from Schoolboy Q with a decidedly different feel to it. Cleaving closer to a gangsta rap, but with enough lightness to it to keep it afloat.

The Breeders – No Aloha

Genre: Indie

Info: An older indie song from The Breeders, but I just can’t stop listening to this.

Shiny Toy Guns – Rainy Monday – Hervé Remix

Genre: Electronic

Info: Wagga-wogga-wagga-wogga, it’s tough not to bob your head while listening to this tune.

Peaches – I Feel Cream

Genre: Electronic

Info: I thought I’d gone through every song Peaches made, but then this week I found this. Nice vocals and a catchy backbeat.

Krista Polvere – Bluebird

Genre: Acoustic

Info: I found this while looking for the Wings song and loved the blue, beautiful sound of it.

Dido – Quiet Times – Acoustic

Genre: Acoustic

Info: A nice continuation of the mood started by Krista Polvere.

Shiny Toy Guns – Ricochet! – Nadastrom Digital Foot Stomp Remix

Genre: Electronic

Info: Another from the brilliant Shiny Toy Guns with a stomping, nasty backbeat.

Shiny Toy Guns – Le Disko – Boys Noize Vocal Mix

Genre: Electronic

Info: And the song that got me listening to the album.

The Chemical Brothers – Elektrobank

Genre: Electronic

Info: I ran out of new songs this week worth putting on this list. So here’s one that never gets old from The Chemical Brothers.


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