musical variety is the spice of my musical life

1. Amorf Ordogok – Betyar A Holdon

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Why I like this song: Amorf Ordogok is a hungarian folk/gypsy band that provides a MUCH needed break from English music. The syncopation is addictive.

2. The Broken West – Perfect Games

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Why I like this song: This song really reminds me of Matt Pond PA and I couldn’t quite place it at first since I blogged about Matt Pond PA August 4, 2006 on my old blog. I like it because it’s upbeat indie pop/rock.

3. Ruby Isle – Now We Can See

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Why I like this song: Now We Can See starts out like you’re coming out of a bad daze, but it flows into some sort of weird indie pop flow with hiccups along the way.

4. School of Seven Bells – Connjur

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Why I like this song: Connjur is another indie electronic song that has a dreamy female voice lulling you into a trance. How can you go wrong with Postal Service like percussion?

5. Thao With the Get Down, Stay Down – Fear and Convenience

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Why I like this song: Fear and Convenience is Indie pop with hand claps and a brass instrument. Thao with the Get Down, Stay Down is like accidentally seeing a local band in a bar and realizing that they’re actually good.

6. The Asteroids Galaxy Tour – The Sun Aint Shining No More

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Why I like this song: It brings the 1960s to 2008 with a touch of B52s. (Side note: The B52s played at my college graduation in a drizzle. Pretty cool.)

7. The Very Most – Sod Off

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Why I like this song: More indie rock/pop from one man band Jeremy Jensen. Of course he got help from his friends. Did I mention that I’m an indie addict?

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One Response to “musical variety is the spice of my musical life”

  1. more thao in this latest listening | String of Theories Says:
    September 29th, 2009 at 11:09 am

    […] but I notice it when I put many songs from a single artist on these latest listening posts like school of seven bells. That being said, I hope you enjoy these as much as I […]

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