Category Archives: muzak

Rad Cover Wednesday

Desperate, dark, stylish. Morrisey must be proud.

“There Is a Light That Never Goes Out,” the Dum Dum Girls


Holy hotness

Here are a couple of tracks off of the upcoming Burial/Thom York/Four Tet collaboration, via Stereogum.

Sooo good!

Best of 2010, Muzak Edition


  1. Gemini, Wild Nothing
  2. High Violet, The National
  3. Clinging to a Scheme, The Radio Dept.
  4. Teen Dream, Beach House
  5. Speed Is Everything, The Bomb
  6. Love Remains, How to Dress Well
  7. There Is Love in You, Four Tet
  8. Crystal Castles (II)
  9. Nothing Hurts, Male Bonding
  10. Halcyon Digest, Deerhunter


  1. “Song for the Helenas,” The Bomb
  2. Crown on the Ground,” Sleigh Bells
  3. Live in Dreams,” Wild Nothing
  4. My Old Brittle Bones,” Dreamend
  5. Lemonworld,” The National
  6. Heaven’s on Fire,” The Radio Dept.
  7. Baptism,” Crystal Castles
  8. Hospice Gates,” Lower Dens
  9. Paris Cafes,” The Art Museums
  10. Crush,” Abe Vigoda

As always, I’ve got a mix CD in the works with samplings of most of this stuff on it. Let me know if’n you’d like a copy.

Return of the Downloading Whore

Downloaded today:

  1. Four Tet, There Is Love in You
  2. No Age, Everything in Between
  3. Deerhunter, Halcyon Digest
  4. Abe Vigoda, Crush
  5. (TBD, suggestions welcome)

Things Matt Berninger likes to sing about

1. Lemons
2. Water fowl
3. Paranoid sociopaths

Free Muzak

If you like Passion Pit, Matt and Kim, and/or Deastro, check out Oberhofer, the brainchild of Tacoma, Washington’s Brad Oberhofer. Download his EP, o0Oo0Oo, for free here.

Snowed-in-Stir-Crazy Mix

It’s kinda swirly-guitary, trip-hoppy. Let me know if you want a copy.

  1. Crystalised,” The XX
  2. Wholehearted Mess,” Bear in Heaven
  3. Yellow Wings,” Keepaway
  4. Winter Wonder Land,” Animal Collective
  5. Wet and Rusting,” Menomena
  6. Norway,” Beach House
  7. Paradise Circus,” Massive Attack
  8. Catch the Light,” Sin Fang Bous
  9. Krimson,” Warpaint
  10. Summer Babe [Winter Version],” Pavement
  11. The Colors Aren’t You or Me,” Letting Up Despite Great Faults
  12. Catholic Pagans,” Surfer Blood
  13. Synthia,” FM Belfast
  14. Fot I Hose,” Casiokids
  15. C-Side Girl,” Chenard and the Sand
  16. Mind, Drips,” Neon Indian
  17. On Giving Up,” High Places
  18. I Think it Is Beautiful That You Are 365 Colors, Too,” Black Moth Super Rainbow
  19. Wilderness,” Active Child
  20. Always a Relief,” Radio Dept.
  21. Plain Material,” Memory Tapes

(Special thanks to Lipsynchsuck for the awesome blog with the awesome downloads of awesome songs.)