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Friday Four

Ennui – Coconino 1— I’m sorry but this is just too good. Ennui aka Jim Doutrich and Sam McUber are making some amazing dream pop on their new LP, Formation of Tides. Check out the album stream from I Guess I’m Floating. Camera Obscura cover, anyone? Grizzly Bear – Service Bell 2— From Grizzly Bear‘s [...]
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Brunch at Epistrophy, Nolita

Ahh, if only I could afford to live in Nolita. It’s such a charming, convenient little ‘hood. Unfortunately, I don’t have $2,500 to spare on a studio apartment so I’m left day dreaming. Assuming you get there early enough to nab the couch seating, Epistrophy is cozy as much as it is quaint with dark [...]
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Woodkid – Iron

Video via Vimeo Oh my word. Check this video for Woodkid‘s “Iron” directed by himself aka Yoann Lemoine. How. Epic. I’m getting flashbacks of the equally jaw-dropping opening credits of Tarsem’s The Fall mixed with my many hours spent playing World of Warcraft—a winning combination. Well done. Woodkid’s Iron EP is out now and can [...]
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