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June 21, 2011

{Dolorean}

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Ok, time for something serious. This Portland folk rock band has released an album, The Unfazed, that is classic Americana with plenty of self-reflection.

I can't stop listening to this ultimate breakup tune...


Dolorean - Country Clutter by Fargo Records

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{Drake}

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On the heels of Lil Wayne releasing a mixtape, Drake just put one out himself.

Have a listen to a few standouts...

"With You" (Featuring Lil Wayne)

"Do It All"...



"Come with Me"...



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{Lil Wayne}

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I've been indulging on quite a bit of guilty pleasures lately. Speaking of, Lil Wayne has just put out a new mixtape

Have a listen to a standout...

"I'm On It" (featuring Drake and Rick Ross)

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{Summer Mix '11}

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This is my laid back summer mix. Enjoy!

"Summer Mix '11"

Here's the track listing:
Herman Dune - "Tell Me Something I Don't Know"
Los Panchos - "Cuando Caliente"
Conner Youngblood - "A Summer Song"
SMOD - "Les Dirigeants Africains"
Shugo Tokumaru - "Lahaha"
Quincy Jones- "Summer in the City" (excerpt)
Cults - "Go Outside"
Cassettes Won't Listen - "Perfect Day"
Ill The Essence - "Endless Summer (Part 1)"
Neon Indian - "Deadbeat Summer"
Sister Nancy - "Bam Bam"
Jens Lekman - "A Sweet Summers Night"

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June 16, 2011

{How To Dress Well}

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How To Dress Well makes lo-fi R&B that sounds like it was produced through blown speakers. The man behind the music (aka Tom Krell) began making tunes as How to Dress Well, which he started posting to his blog late last year. At this point he’s got dozens of songs available for download, organized in a series of EPs.

Have a listen...

"Decisions

Below How To Dress Well performs an orchestral rendition of “Suicide Dream 3” for Yours Truly. This will release as part of HTDW’s limited Just Once EP on 10″ vinyl with $1 from all physical sales benefitting MindFreedom.org, an organization that helps those with mental illness.

Yourstru.ly Presents: How To Dress Well "Suicide Dream 3" from Yours Truly on Vimeo.



Listen (or purchase) to Just Once EP right here

Listen to countless demos from his Soundcloud or hear some slightly more polished material via his MySpace

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{The Weeknd}

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Toronto-based R&B project The Weeknd just dropped another new song titled "The Birds (Part 1)".

Download the previous mixtape right here

Have a listen to another the other new tune "Rolling Stones".....


The Weeknd - Rolling Stone by The_Weeknd

Have a listen to "The Birds (Part 1)"


The Weeknd - The Birds (Part 1) by The_Weeknd

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{The-Dream}

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The-Dream is back with steamy new tracks "Body Work" and "F*ck My Brains Out". He channels Prince on this 9 minute dual track.

Have a listen...

"Body Work/ F*ck My Brains Out"

Order his other albums right here

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June 13, 2011

{How To Dress Well}

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How To Dress Well makes lo-fi R&B that sounds like it was produced through blown speakers. The man behind the music (aka Tom Krell) began making tunes as How to Dress Well, which he started posting to his blog late last year. At this point he’s got dozens of songs available for download, organized in a series of EPs.

Have a listen...

"Decisions

Hear more...



How To Dress Well : "Suicide Dream 1" from Jamie Harley on Vimeo.



How To Dress Well : "Suicide Dream 2" from Jamie Harley on Vimeo.



Listen to countless demos from his Soundcloud or hear some slightly more polished material via his MySpace

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{Patrick Wolf}

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British electro-folk artist Patrick Wolf returns with his fifth album Lupercalia (due out May 30).

Have a listen to a couple of standouts...


The City by Patrick Wolf


Patrick Wolf - House by alienhits

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June 08, 2011

{The Weeknd}

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Mysterious Toronto-based R&B project The Weeknd just announced that they’re dropping two more mixtapes by the end of 2011, which may or may not include a Drake collaboration.

Download the previous mixtape right here

Have a listen to "Rolling Stones".....


The Weeknd - Rolling Stone by The_Weeknd

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June 07, 2011

{Frank Turner}

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UK folk/punker returns with his forth album England Keep My Bones.

Have a listen...

"Redemption"

Here's another...


Frank Turner - I Am Disappeared by Epitaph Records

Stream the album here...



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{Patrick Park}

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Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Patrick Park has just release his latest album Come What Will.

Have a listen...

"You Were Always the One"

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{Joseph Arthur}

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Singer/songwriter Joseph Arthur returns with The Graduation Ceremony (due May 23rd) marking his first solo album since Nuclear Daydream (2006).

Have a listen...

"Out On A Limb"

"Gypsy Faded"

Listen to the album here

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June 02, 2011

{Letting Up Despite Great Faults}

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L.A.'s Letting Up Despite Great Faults are releasing a forthcoming five-song EP via Old Flame Records on August 2nd.

Have a listen to "Build A Fire"...


Letting Up Despite Great Faults - Teenage Tide by lettingup

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{Lamb}

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British electro/trip hop duo Lamb return with their fifth release titled 5.

Have a listen to "Build A Fire"...


Lamb - Build A Fire by user2877140

Here's the video for "Another Language"...

LAMB - Another Language from lamb-official on Vimeo.



Here's mini-documentary about the making of the new album 5.

Mini-documentary about the making of the new album 5 from lamb-official on Vimeo.



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{Star Slinger}

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Manchester’s Star Slinger returns with more of his signature instrumental hip-hop on his three-track release called Bedroom Joints.

Stream the single or purchase right here (if you only listen to one tune go for "Casanova's Jump Off")

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{Telekinesis}

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I mentioned this one a few months back, but I'm rediscovering how infectious it is.

Seattle's Telekinesis' new album 12 Desperate Straight Lines is twelve pop songs about heartache, anger, and a shred of hopefulness.

Here's a standout...


Telekinesis - You turn clear in the sun by dodmagazine

Here's another standout...



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