Archive for December, 2009


Year-End Mix 2009

December 20th, 2009

For the past five years or so, I’ve been doing a year-end mix that has compiled some of my favorite songs from the previous 12 months. It’s always been a really fun exercise, not only because it forces me to do even more detailed listening to the music that I loved from the year, but […]

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Etienne Jaumet – Night Music (album review)

December 18th, 2009

Until now, Etienne Jaumet was better known as one half of the vintage horror soundtrack-inspired Zombie Zombie, a group that conjured up some fun on their debut A Land For Renegades. The other half of that duo also moonlights as the drummer of Herman Dune, so it’s only fitting that Jaumet has now released an […]

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Simon Scott – Navigare (album review)

December 7th, 2009

Although his name may not be immediately familiar, Simon Scott was the drummer of the seminal band Slowdive. Since he left that band, he formed and played in one other (Televise) while collaborating with the likes of Machinefabriek, Jasper TX, and others. He also runs a small label called Kesh Recordings, which has put out […]

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Bruno Pronsato – The Make Up The Break Up

December 2nd, 2009

Officially listed as a single, this 7-part whopper of minimalism was originally meant to fit onto Pronsato’s Why Can’t We Be Like Us album, but he simply ran out of room. Now teased and pulled into almost 39 minutes of running length, I can’t imagine this thing any shorter. Sure, it’s repetitive, but it doesn’t […]

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