[PLAYLIST] The Best SONGS of 2012 – Part 2 (July-Dec)


Screw the Oscars! Now that the site is back up we can continue the (very late) Best of 2012 Awards!

So many great songs last year. The second 6 months of jams did more than stand up to the first. So many genres colliding in this list. Beautiful songs. Funny songs. Innovative songs. Simple songs. Dance songs. Rock songs. All songs that Read more

[LIVE] Kitten & Charli XCX @ The Troubadour, August 17, 2012


Both Kitten and Charli XCX on the same lineup!? Each has one song I adore and neither played that song. Interestingly, that recipe for concert disaster turned out half OK. Kitten’s roaring set delivered so much else that I couldn’t help but be stoked about every second of it. Singer Chloe is 16 and performs like she has spent every one of those years preparing for it. A frantic barefoot motorized dervish, the stage is her playground and the music her fuel source. Every song is consumed by her body, only to be reborn bigger and more fierce through her Read more

[MP3] Kitten – “Cut It Out”

leave the lights on, you’re all i see, in bed and wasted, you’re all i need

♫ Kitten – Cut It Out

  • Who: Chloe Chaidez with Andy Miller & Chris Vogel
  • What: Midnight synth pop, like Niki & The Dove, Meg Myers, Icona Pop
  • Where: Los Angeles + Facebook
  • When: The “Cut It Out”/”Sugar” single is out now.
  • Why: It sounds like a summer night out. Being alive. Making mistakes and making memories.