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Sigur Rós – The Rains of Castamere

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Birds on the Wires

Reading the newspaper one morning, I saw this picture of birds on the electric wires. I cut out the photo and decided to make a song, using the exact location of the birds as notes. I was just curious to … Continue reading

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Henri Texier – Les La-Bas (Bonobo Remix)

Great remix by Bonobo of Henri Texier’s Les La-Bas; it’s a much richer sound than the original. Available as a free download over at soundcloud

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The Amen Break

This fascinating, brilliant 20-minute video narrates the history of the “Amen Break,” a six-second drum sample from the b-side of a chart-topping single from 1969. This sample was used extensively in early hiphop and sample-based music, and became the basis … Continue reading

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Inside a performance of the London Symphony Orchestra

View performances from a new perspective, watch up to four cameras at one time, and use the orchestra visualisation to learn more about the instruments & musicians involved. Neat! Would love to see an HTML5 based version of this, yet … Continue reading

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Mount Kimbie — Blood and Form

Top track!

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Ellie Goulding – Tessellate

Excellent cover of alt-J’s already excellent Tessellate.

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Agnes Obel — The Curse

Her new album Aventine has been on repeat all week.

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Rhye — The Fall

As heard in Suits.

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Soldier’s Heart – African Fire

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