Thursday, December 31, 2009

Sharon Jones "How Long Do You Have to Wait For It?" 12/30/09 Brooklyn Bowl

What an amazing way to end 2009. Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings doing "How Long Do You Have to Wait For It?". Wishing New Years Eve was last night.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

New Sade - "Soldier of Love"

Prediction: Sade releases new album. People buy it. Me too. Here's the first song from it. Maybe on the best of 2010 list?

"2009 Was an OK Year." A Mix by Baron von Luxxury.

Listening to "2009 Was an OK Year." A Mix by Baron von Luxxury on Mega Bus. It doesn't suck and it's free. Good combo. Get it here.

The xx on "Last Call With Carson Daly"

Here another one of our faves the xx doing "Crystalised" live on "Last Call With Carson Daly". Via all powerful Pitchfork!

Appleseed Cast To play Low Level Owl 1 & 2 Live

The Musicology NYC year end fave Appleseed Cast will be performing their debut album Low Level Owl 1 & 2 at the below venues. We have never heard this album. Who has heard this? Is it better than Sagarmatha? Is it OK to like this record?

WedFeb 24
Norman, OKOpolis
ThuFeb 25
Denton, TXLola's
FriFeb 26
Houston, TXRudyards
SatFeb 27
Austin, TXMohawk
MonMar 1
Phoenix, AZRhythm Room
TueMar 2
Tucson, AZPlush
WedMar 3
San Diego, CACasbah
ThuMar 4
Pomona, CAGlasshouse
FriMar 5
Los Angeles, CAEcho Plex
SatMar 6
San Francisco, CABottom Of The Hill
MonMar 8
Portland, ORBerbati's
TueMar 9
Vancouver, BCBiltmore
WedMar 10
Seattle, WAChop Suey
ThuMar 11
Spokane, WAEmpyrean Café
FriMar 12
Salt Lake City, UTKilby Court
SatMar 13
Denver, COHi Dive
MonMar 15
Omaha, NEWaiting Room
TueMar 16
Minneapolis, MNTriple Rock
WedMar 17
Dekalb, ILHouse Café
ThuMar 18
Madison, WIHigh Noon
FriMar 19
Chicago, ILBottom Lounge
SatMar 20
St. Louis, MOOff Broadway
SunMar 21
Kansas City, MORecord Bar

Monday, December 21, 2009

Musicology NYC Top 30 of 2009 (1-13)

In reverse order of 14-30. Still, my list is probably the best of all the best of's.

1) Mayer Hawthorne "Strange Arrangement" Stones Throw

2) The Antlers "Hospice" French Kiss Read Review

3) Girls "Album" True Panther Sounds

4) Appleseed Cast "Sagarmatha" The Militia Group

5) Sharon Van Etten "Because I Was In Love" Language of Stone Read Review

6) Tune-Yards "Bird-Brains" Marriage

7) Bat For Lashes "Two Suns" Astralwerks Read Review

8) Cass McCombs "Catacombs" Domino Read Review

9) Fever Ray "Fever Ray" Mute Read Review

10) The xx "xx" Young Turks Read Review

11) The Big Pink "A Brief History of Love" 4AD Read Review

12) Major Lazer "Guns Don't Kill People... Lazers Do" Downtown/Mad Decent

13) Mos Def "The Ecstatic" Downtown Records

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Mos Def - "Supermagic" Video

Indie blessed rapper Mos Def's doing "Supermagic".

Monday, December 14, 2009

Portishead - "Chase the Tear" video

I've been waiting for the perfect moment to play this new Portishead song. Had to be a time when I could have a clear mind to judge. I don't know how any moment could have produced a thought other than amazing. "Chase the Tear" video below via stereogum. All proceeds go to Amnesty International buy it here.

Portishead - Chase The Tear from Mintonfilm on Vimeo.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Musicology NYC Top 30 of 2009 (14-30)

Top 30 of 2009. The top 13 will be posted after kevchino posts. For now enjoy my list from 30 to 14. When you make yours, be sure to include one hip hop album and one metal.

30) Florence and the Machines, Lungs
29) Wild Beasts, Two Dancers
28) Here We Go Magic, Here We Go Magic
27) Dinosaur Jr., Farm
26) Shilpa Ray and the Happy Hookers, A Fish Hook An Open Eye
25) Woods, Songs of Shame
24) Phoenix, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
23) Natureboy, Natureboy
22) Califone, All My Friends Are Funeral Singers
21) Jay Z - The Blueprint 3
20) Throw Me the Statue, Creaturesque
19) Low Anthem, Oh My God, Charlie Darwin
18) The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
17) Dirty Projectors, Bitte Orca
16) Camera Obscura, My Maudlin Career
15) Andrew Bird, Noble Beast
14) Isis, Wavering Radiant

The Swimmers - "A Hundred Hearts" Video

Philly band The Swimmers are playing some notes and chords on "A Hundred Hearts".

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Girls "Lust For Life" Video

Girls new video for "Lust for Life" is naughty. It's also a great song on a great album called Album. These guys Girls (hahah) are quite clever and good at making up songs and singing them. Enjoy the video below and don't let the little ones watch it unless they are cool with boobs and birds. Via Pitchfork TV.