Thursday, December 29, 2011

Musicology NYC Best 0f 2011 (1-15) List by Nick Greto

1) Bon Iver - Bon Iver
3) Goapele - Break of Dawn
4) Lykki Li -Wounded Rhymes
5) James Blake - James Blake
6) Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi - Rome
7) Frank Ocean - Nostalgia, Ultra
8) Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues
9) Nicolas Jaar - Space Is Only Noise
10) Black Tusk - Set the Dial
11) The Caretaker - An Empty Bliss Beyond This World
12) Blue Sky Black Death - Noir
13) Gem Club - Breakers
14) Shabazz Palaces - Black Up
15) Caged Animals - Eat Their Own

See 16-32 here.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

House of Wolves - "Ageless" Video

An awesome new House of Wolves Video for "Ageless".

House of Wolves - Ageless from Robinson Robinson on Vimeo.

Musicology NYC Best 0f 2011 (16-32) List by Nick Greto

16) Action Bronson - Dr. Lector
17) The Antlers - Burst Apart
18) Cut Copy - Zonoscope
19) Atlas Sound - Parallax
20 Feist - Metals
21) M83 - Hurry Up We're Dreaming
22) Modeselektor - Monkeytown
23) Mastadon - The Hunter
24) Sound of Arrows - Voyage
25) Other Lives - Tamer Animals
26) Zola Jesus - Conatus
27) Real Estate - Days
28) The Weeknd - House of Balloons
29) Destroyer - Kaputt
30) Thundercat - The Golden Age of Apocalypse
31) Yuck - Yuck
32) Radiohead - The King of Limbs

Thursday, December 22, 2011


Don't know much about it but here's a new, old Radiohead track.

Edit: Apparently this is a fraud.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Curved Air - "It Happen Today" Video

Stumbled upon this song and have been digging the band Curved Air since. They seem like they were well ahead of their time.

Natureboy at [the end] in Brooklyn

Natureboy at the Bleek Records showcase that you regret missing on 12/16/11. This track is called "Head to Toe" and will be on their next LP.

Monday, December 19, 2011

Arcade Fire "Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)" Video

Another cool new Arcade Fire video. Here's one that's a bit more interactive, folks:

The Roots - VEVO News Interview: Growing Up

Check out this interview with Black Thought from the Roots about him growing up in Philly and how he missed studio time because his family made him move to Detroit.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Gary Clark Jr. - "Bright Lights" Video

This was a pleasant discovery today. Gary Clark Jr. playing guitar and singing.


Always excited for new Magnetic Fields. New stuff coming soon. Tour dates below.

Track Listing:

1. God Wants Us to Wait

2. Andrew in Drag

3. Your Girlfriend’s Face

4. Born For Love

5. I’d Go Anywhere with Hugh

6. Infatuation (With Your Gyration)

7. The Only Boy in Town

8. The Machine in Your Hand

9. Goin’ Back to the Country

10. I’ve Run Away to Join the Fairies

11. The Horrible Party

12. My Husband’s Pied-a-Terre

13. I Don’t Like Your Tone

14. Quick!

15. All She Cares About Is Mariachi

The Magnetic Fields’ Tour Dates

March 6 Helsinki Hudson Hudson, NY

March 7 Union Transfer Philadelphia PA

March 8 Barnes and Noble New York, NY

March 11 All Tomorrow’s Parties England

March 14, 15, 16 SXSW Austin, TX

March 18 The Vogue Vancouver, BC

March 19 Neptune Theater Seattle, WA

March 20 Neptune Theater Seattle, WA

March 21 Roseland Theater Portland, OR

March 23 Orpheum Theater Los Angeles, CA

March 24 Fox Theater Oakland, CA

March 26 Vic Theater Chicago, IL

March 27 Vic Theater Chicago, IL

March 28 Englert Theater Iowa City, IA

March 30 Sound Academy Toronto, ONT

March 31 Le National Montral, QUE

April 3 Beacon Theater New York, NY

April 4 Beacon Theater New York, NY

April 6 Berklee Performance Center Boston, MA

April 7 Berklee Performance Center Boston, MA

April 9 The 930 Club Washington, DC

April 11 Cat’s Cradle Carrboro, NC

April 12 Cat’s Cradle Carrboro, NC

April 13 Variety Playhouse Atlanta, GA

Monday, December 12, 2011

Gem Club - "Breakers"

And due to being end of the year here is another band we missed earlier but are catching up on, Gem Club. Check out "Breakers" from an album of the same name.

Blue Sky Black Death - "Sleeping Children Are Still Flying"

Here's an album that is on heavy rotation at Musicology NYC headquarters, Blue Sky Black Death and their song "Sleeping Children Are Still Flying" from Noir. It may even sneak into our best of 2011 list! Not an official video but still. Listen.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Major Lazer: "Original Don" Video

Awwwwwww yeah! Major Lazer.

Two New Songs by the National

Always excited for new music by the National. Especially when they call it some of their best work. Here are two new songs that may or may not be on their follow up to High Violet.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011


Not many people I get more excited for then Andrew Bird. New album Break it Yourself AND tour dates.


December 21 Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, IL*
December 22 Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, IL*
January 12 Hawaii Theatre Honolulu, HI
March 15 Majestic Theatre Dallas, TX†
March 16 The Howlin’ Wolf New Orleans, LA†

March 17 Tabernacle Atlanta, GA†

March 19 Ryman Auditorium Nashville, TN†
March 20 Southern Theatre Columbus, OH†

March 22 The Pageant St. Louis, MO†

March 23 The Uptown Theater Kansas City, MO†

March 24 Riverside Theater Milwaukee, WI†

April 9 Paramount Theatre Seattle, WA‡

April 10 The Vogue Vancouver, BC‡

April 11 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Portland, OR‡

April 13 Fox Theater Oakland, CA‡
April 18 Ikeda Theater at Mesa Arts Center Mesa, AZ‡
April 19 Lensic Performing Arts Center Santa Fe, NM‡
April 20 Rialto Theater Tucson, AZ‡

May 3 Union Transfer Philadelphia, PA§

May 4 Beacon Theatre New York, NY§

May 5 Beacon Theatre New York, NY**

May 6 House of Blues Boston, MA§

May 8 9:30 Club Washington, DC§

May 9 Ramshead Live Baltimore, MD§
May 10 The Fillmore Detroit Detroit, MI††

May 12 Auditorium Theatre Chicago, IL††

* Andrew Bird and Ian Schneller’s “Sonic Arboretum”
† with Eugene Mirman
‡ with Laura Marling
§ with Patrick Watson
** with Tift Merritt
†† with Mucca Pazza

The Bandana Splits - "Wonderful Christmas Time" Video

Getting in the spirit with the Bandana Splits. Check out their cover of Morrissey's "Everyday Is Like Sunday" as well.

Friday, December 2, 2011

Lana Del Rey - "Born To Die" Video

See if you like this new Lana Del Rey tune. From the forthcoming album of the same name.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

NICOLAS JAAR does Architecture in Helsinki “W.O.W.” REMIX!

You can get it here for free. And watch the original Architecture in Helsinki video below.

W.O.W from Architecture in Helsinki on Vimeo.

Bombay Bicycle Club - "Leave It"

My sister turned me on to Bombay Bicycle Club. Ya dig? Their new album, A Different Kind of Fix, will be released in the states on January 17th, 2011.

Action Bronson not Rapping

Action Bronson cooking.