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fall essentials: portishead

In the past few weeks, Music Is Art has shared PJ Harvey, and Interpol as two fall essentials to listen to during the autumn season. Portishead is simply another. Their albums Dummy, Portishead II, Live at Ro... Read More...
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make my dreams come true…

Jai Paul is a British electronic powerhouse that makes rare, secret demo songs. In total there are only two Jai Paul singles "BTSTU" from 2010 and the latest discovered this year "Jasmine", that have been flo... Read More...
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we are on fire…

The Parisian sisters' CocoRosie are releasing their fourth LP with a new single “We Are On Fire”. TV on the Radio's Dave Sitek and Antony Hegarty of Antony and the Johnsons helped to produce the 7" in L.A. a... Read More...
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Best of 2011: SBTRKT

what you've done what you've done you can't keep inside by the end of the night, i'll help you confide cause i can see, see your sad self cause i can see, you're not being yourself Listen: SBTRKT - Hold ... Read More...

for daydreamers only.

side a cupid de locke :: smashing pumpkins the dreaming moon :: magnetic fields dreams :: tv on the radio desperate :: rogue wave everything is alright :: four tet worrywort :: radi... Read More...
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sbtrkt :: (subtract)

  Based in London, SBTRKT is underground producer Aaron Jerome, who creates intriguing electronic techno music mixed with synth pads, dubstep rhythms and soulful sounds. Always known to perform live beh... Read More...
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burial, four tet, and thom yorke

Recently three of Music Is Art's favorites Radiohead's Thom Yorke, Four Tet, and Burial secretly joined together to collaborate and record two beautiful electronic tracks called “Ego” and “Mirror”, which were... Read More...
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best songs of 2010 mixtape

happy new years eve! this is my own personal collection of my favorite songs of 2010. it was a tough decision to narrow down the best from out of 500 tracks, but the below addictions (in no particular order) s... Read More...
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shoutout to Motel de Moka

Listen: Bonobo - We Could Forever Black Sands (Ninja Tune, 2010) I love the music blog, Motel de Moka. When I initially started Music Is Art back in 2006, I stayed at the motel from time to time. The staff wer... Read More...
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massive attack :: bayfront park :: miami

to be able to witness massive attack live october 26, 2010 at the bayfront ampitheater in miami, florida was amazing.  growing up in the early nineties, massive attack were the base of where my triphop music e... Read More...
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fearless

things change, what more can i say listen jamelia - caribou (swim, 2010)   silver soul - beach house (teen dream, 2009)   the high road - broken bells (broken bells, 2010)   heavens on fire - the radio dept (c... Read More...
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crookers :: tons of friends

From Italy, Crookers presents their debut album Tons of Friends on Southern Fried Records. Filled with different collaborations between the likes of Miike Snow, Roisin Murphy, Rye Rye, Yelle, Kelis, Soulwax, a... Read More...