Modeselektor – The Dark Side Of The Sun

September 4, 2009

Modeselektor is pretty hard to pin down, genre-wise. They’ve been called everything from glitch-hop (you take that back!!) and IDM, to “bassbin-blowing techno hop dubstep core”, whatever that means. The name doesn’t really matter though, as you bop along to their twitchy, stuttering, intricately detailed and dancy music. They, Gernot Bronsert and Sebastian Szary of Germany, have an incredible amount of geeky, techy fun creating this music, and it shines through in the crazy glitchy editing, balls-out beats and quirky melodies.

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Amorphis – Towards And Against

September 2, 2009

Today’s MSMOTD Amorphis – Towards And Against (buy this song) There is so much good music coming out of Finland these days, especially in terms of melodic metal.  Bands like Nightwish, Stratovarius, HIM, Apocalyptica (rock/metal done by electric cello!), Children of Bodom, Turisas, Sonata Arctica etc etc.  It’s not limited to metal, as Finland also [...]

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Gypsy and The Cat – Jona Vark

August 19, 2009

Today’s MSMOTD Gypsy and The Cat – Jona Vark (download this song) I have a real soft spot for 80′s pop.  Hall & Oates, Toto, The Outfield etc etc are all wonderful, with simple, catchy melodies, bright instrumentation and pleasing vocal harmonies.  They make great summer driving music, and so I was really excited to [...]

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