[QUICKIE/REMIX] Gossip – A JOYFUL NOISE (w/ “Move In The Right Direction (CSS Remix)”)

Gossip - A Joyful Noise

one step closer every day at the time, i won’t lose my mind, lose my mind

Good. Polished. Groovy. Solid singles. But lacking the raw energy and ferocity of Music For Men. I haven’t been reaching for this one much.

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♫ Gossip – Move In The Right Direction (CSS Remix)

[QUICKIE] Scissor Sisters – MAGIC HOUR

Scissor Sisters - Magic Hour

if this is the end it’s the best place i’ve ever been, it feels so good to just get lost sometimes

Some great videos off this LP but the songs aren’t grabbing me like Night Work did. Like they are being too serious. Or holding back. Meh.

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[QUICKIE] Of Monsters and Men – MY HEAD IS AN ANIMAL (w/ “Little Talks”)

Of Monsters & Men - My Head Is An Animal

because though the truth may vary, this ship will carry our bodies safe to shore

This remix of “King & Lionheart” got me into OMAM but jams like “Little Talks” have me coming back over & over. Big fun folk from the heart.

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[QUICKIE] Hot Chip – IN OUR HEADS (w/ “These Chains”)

Hot Chip - In Our Heads

my love is kind to you, my love is blind for you, my love is right for you, i know it is, my boo

“These Chains” & “Let It Be Him” are top but nothing touches the heights of magic on their last 2 LPs. Great listening but feels a bit safe.

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[QUICKIE] Geographer – MYTH (w/ “Lover’s Game”)

Geographer - Myth

and when i close my eyes my mind starts to running,
but it’s you i want to see

Not all jams are this tops but general high grooveability. Let the sonic waves wash over you like an aural massage. I dance yet I am calmer.

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[QUICKIE/COVER] Oberhofer – TIME CAPSULES II (w/ “I Could Go”) + “Runaway” (Kanye West cover)

Oberhofer - Time Capsules II

and I don’t have a clue what that look on your face is all about

It’s redundant ’cause you know I love Oberhofer but this album is sunshine and fast cars. Big, fun, and catchy as hell. Listen all summer.

♫ Oberhofer – Runaway (Kanye West cover)

Plus this Kanye cover is just further evidence of the talent at work here.

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[QUICKIE] Electric Guest – MONDO

Electric Guest - Mondo

MONDO hits home. But misses equally. Besides old faves, “The Bait” & “Waves” are best. Most others feel uninspired. See them live instead.

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[QUICKIE] Santigold – MASTER OF MY MAKE-BELIEVE

Santigold - Master of My Make-Believe

now it’s all you to man up you see no way to hang on what you say

Some tracks don’t deliver but the ones that do bang hard. Gems are “Go” “Keepers” & obvs “Disparate Youth.” I’m glad she’s back for summer.

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[QUICKIE] Tanlines – MIXED EMOTIONS (w/ “All of Me”)

pardon me for asking, pardon me for thinking, all of me is asking, all of me is thinking

♫ Tanlines – All of Me

Tanlines once had promise. They have now delivered big time with a solid, textured album & even better 2-piece (!) live show. Hello summer.

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