Category Archives: Beats

It’s Almost Here!

Beach House- I Do Not Care For The Winter Sun

Atlas Sound- Artificial Snow (Campfire Metalophone version)

Best Coast and Wavves- Got Something For You

Coconut Records- It’s Christmas

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Iron & Wine at The Fillmore, Miami

Dashboard Confessional at Revolution, Ft Lauderdale

Phoenix at The Fillmore, Miami

 

Best Albums of 2010

Here it is… one of my favorite times of the year, a look back at the past year’s releases.  And while I have been pretty behind these past couple of months with keeping up on my music, I’m feeling pretty confident about this one.  PLEASE post your list or individual favorites in the comments, as I love reading those as well.

10. Ruby Suns (Fight Softly)
Ruby Suns- Sun Lake Rinsed

9. Arcade Fire (The Suburbs)
Arcade Fire- Rococo

8. Beach Fossils (Beach Fossils)
Beach Fossils- Youth

7. Local Natives (Gorilla Manor)
Local Natives- Sun Hands

6. Band of Horses (Infinite Arms)
Band of Horses- Way Back Home

5. Yukon Blonde (Yukon Blonde)
Yukon Blonde- Wind Blows

4. Blackbird Blackbird (Summer Heart)
Blackbird Blackbird- Happy High

3. Yeasayer (Odd Blood)
Yeasayer- Madder Red

2. Plants & Animals (La La Land)
Plants & Animals- Kon Tiki

1. Beach House (Teen Dream)
Beach House- Norway

Honorable Mentions:
Wild Nothing (Gemini)
Capybara (Try Brother)
Caribou (Swim)

Mobile & Other Photos From the Year

Five for the Weekend, plus two more

Gauntlet Hair- Out, Don’t…

Millionyoung- Calrissian

Glass Vaults- Forget Me Not

Velvet Davenport- Warmy Personal Routine

The Drums- Down By The Water

Porcelain Raft- Tip of Your Tongue

Wet Wings- Running Like a Man

Sounds of Style Sweepstakes

Urban Outfitters, RCRD LBL, and CMJ 2010 have teamed up to offer a contest any fashion-friendly music lover would find hard to resist.  Just submit your e-mail address to sign up to your local Thrillist (17 major cities currently available) and you’ll automatically be entered.   One lucky winner will receive a $1000 shopping spree at Urban Outfitters, two CMJ Music Marathon badges, and a VIP weekend in NYC with Thrillist-approved hotel and dining.  Thrillist is a daily or weekly email dedicated to bringing you the latest style, food, music, and nightlife in your town.  “We’re talking absinthe-only cocktail spots, eateries that dish up BBQ Rattlesnake Salad and Reindeer in Bourbon Sauce, and ATMs whose currency is marijuana”.  Either way it’s a win-win situation.

The Moon Is Not Only Beautiful

Here’s to hoping tomorrow isn’t a crazy day at work, as they usually are after a full moon.

Cat Power- The Moon