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Pete Yorn & Scarlett Johansson – “Relator”

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Pete Yorn & Scarlett Johansson – Relator

Pete Yorn & Scarlett Johansson Breakup. not that it’s true, because they were never together. it’s just the title of their duet album due September. damn it. feeling like a tmz gossip whores right now – so while we’re at it… how about this picture?

anyways, the duo’s first single “Relator” is a solid pop tune with a classy old fashioned rock ‘n’ roll swing to it. Pete Yorn pens yet another gem, and Scarlett’s sultry almost raspy alto adds the right tone. blahblah yeah she’s an actress who’s doing the music thing… but fuck it’s better than hearing Feist do another damn duet.

our vote, she sticks with lucky bastard pete, and stays away from tom waits and jeff buckley covers.. Ghost World = pizza party.

buy it here

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rating:7.4

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reviewed by
06-08-09

Usher – “What’s a Guy Gotta Do”

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Usher – What’s a Guy Gotta Do

finally a fresh sound from usher! love the stevie/early-MJ feel to this. “what’s a guy gotta do” is the sorta shit usher should be doing. neptunes!

rating: 7.7

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reviewed by
06-07-09

Telekinesis – “Coast of Carolina”

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Telekinesis – Coast of Carolina

psychokinesis may you live forever. seattle’s Michael Benjamin Lerner and team released their self titled debut Telekinesis! via Merge in April. the album produced/engineered by Chris Walla was recorded one track to tape per day. the world needs more drummer fronted bands, this one’s churned out one of our favorite tracks of the summer..

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Rating: 8.75

brown9

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06-07-09

Nickelback = pelted with bottles and rocks

“have we got any nickelback fans in portugal”… portugal?

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06-07-09

Green Go – “Brains For Breakfast”

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Green Go – Brain For Breakfast

indie pop pays homage to all the zombies in the house. wake your asses up, its time for some good eats

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Rating: 7

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06-07-09

THROWBACK SATURDAYS: The Gun Club – “Carry Home”

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The Gun Club – Carry Home

off “miami”, released 1982. ill shit.

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06-06-09

Pulp Fiction Friday

Whole lot of Friday going on.. as always in fine fashion, great tune and great scene from one of the most brilliant flicks ever created. movie magic time..

Urge Overkill – Girl You’ll Be A Woman Soon

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06-05-09

STEVIE WONDER LOVES FRIDAY!

and we love stevie wonder! woooooo! “if you really love me” is no doubt one of the greatest pop songs ever written.

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06-05-09

Justin Towns Earle-“Midnight At The Movies”

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Justin Townes Earle – Midnight At The Movies

the more i listen the more i dig it. typically i hear ballads and instantly think lame. but this song, for a lack of better words, keeps it real. it’s honest and there’s nothing… lyric, vocal, instrumentation, arrangements, whatever that doesn’t feel genuine. Justin and chicago staple bloodshot records couldn’t be a better match..

buy

rating:7.5

brown71

reviewed by
06-04-09

Marvin Gaye – “Distant Lover” (Live @ the Montreux Jazz Festival, 1980)

fucking legendary, this is how its done, how sick is that jacket he’s wearing

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06-04-09

J Dilla – “Milk Money”

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J Dilla – Milk Money

drop one of those neck-breaking dilla beats now! “milk money” is an early b3sci favorite off the just released “jay stay paid”. support dilla’s mom and buy the record.

buy it, seriously

rating: 8.8

brown9

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06-04-09

Katy Perry / Weezer – “Electric Feel” and “Kids”

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Katy Perry – Electric Feel (MGMT Cover @ Radio 1 Live Lounge)

why not right? see there’s enough mgmt for everyone!

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06-03-09