Posts Tagged ‘Song of the Week’

Song of the Week: “Monterrey” by The Milk Carton Kids

I heard The Milk Carton Kids for the first time last week at the Green River Festival.  The California folk duo offers beautiful harmonies reminiscent of The Everly Brothers or Simon & Garfunkel.  Listen to the melancholy beauty of “Monterrey,” the title track from their latest album.

Song of the Week: “Gone Fishing” by Róisín Murphy

Róisín Murphy is an Irish singer-song writer in electronic dance music and “Gone Fishing” is an amazing aural experience.  Read more at the KEXP Blog where it was recently chosen as “Song of the Gay.”

Song of the Week: “Look Closer (Can’t You See the Signs)” by Saun & Starr

Saun & Starr, a vocal duo from the Daptone Records family of soulful music sing “Look Closer (Can’t You See the Signs)” from their debut album Look Closer.

Song of the Week: “African Man” by Tony Allen (Ricardo Villalobos – Max Loderbauer ZuHouse Remix)

This week’s song is a remix of legendary Nigerian-born drummer Tony Allen‘s track African Man by Ricardo Villalobos and Max Loderbauer.

Chill out and absorb the percussion.

Song of the Week: “Moaning Lisa Smile” by Wolf Alice

This week’s song is “Moaning Lisa Smile” by the London band Wolf Alice from their debut album My Love Is Cool.  The sound is reminiscent of early 90s indie pop, but the video is straight out of the 80s.  Neither of which is a bad thing.


Song of the Week: “You’re Always Good” by OOFJ

The South African / Danish electronic duo from Los Angeles OOFJ provide the soundtrack to a lost David Lynch film with “You’re Always Good.”

“Drama” by the 79rs Gang

The music of Mardi Gras Indians is kept alive by the New Orleans’ artists 79rs Gang on “Drama.” The track features a combination of call-and-response chant and polyrhythms  Read more at KEXP Song of the Day.


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