Entries by Brandon

Iglu & Hartly will rock your sleeves off

lock and load, soot that sky ’till the moon explode Iglu & Hartly – In This City If Dan Black already established the viability of skinny white hipster rap, then its Iglu & Hartly that actually make me think (falsely) that I could do it too! Besides their glammy synth-rock they represent the SoCal vibe […]

Cover Up Your Remix! [New Weekly Feature]

Monday’s are hard. That’s not a revelation, just a fact. TBE is here to make that workweek transition a little more pleasureable. Every Moday will be a new installment of Cover Up Your Remix! which will include 1 cover song and 1 remix. Maybe hot off the presses, mabe from the vaults, you will have […]

Heads Up 2009! TBE's Hot Acts to Watch.

Is anyone still writing 2008 on their checks? Does anyone still use checks? Less talk, more rock. Besides, I have said enough in the track notes so all you “readers” can just continue down there. And yeah yeah, I know we are like 1/6 done with the year but you are already here so just […]

Little Boots is Meddling with my ears

cause she’s a mixed up girl in a mixed up world Little Boots – Meddle So I sat down to post the Watch Out ’09 mix and I was suddenly paralyzed by a fear that my beloved Little Boots would be lost in the shuffle and go under appreciated. That’s why I have decided to […]

Wallpaper. Do It with RAC

i could be your sweatpants right underneath you Wallpaper. – Evrytm We Do It (RAC Maury remix) Wallpaper. (punctuation included) are two dudes making funky-glam-dance-rock out of Oakland CA. Their tracks are rivaled only by their fashion sense. RAC (Remix Artists Collective) are four globally dispersed DJs who have actually never met. They take turns […]

Sin Fang Bous is here for you

to hide myself and let you and no one else in Sin Fang Bous – Advent In Ives Garden eMusic calls Sin Fang Bous “Iceland’s Sufjan Stevens” which I find to be a bit preposterous because Sufjan’s tunes are never this cacophonous and rarely this propulsive. This guy is one to watch in ’09. Speaking […]