Video: Ka - Off the Record

I'm sure this video resonates with those that received their introduction to quintessential nineties rap through vinyl records and tape decks. My first rap album was Puff Daddy's No Way Out, on CD (fml), and it's a shame to Read more

Marmalakes - Dolores

I was in bed reading the The Movie Goer by Walker Percy the other night when "Dolores" came up on a recent playlist I made. I had to put down the American classic and listen a little closer to Chase Weinacht's Read more

Toony TuneS & Captn Dan - Popadock

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Passion Pit – Gossamer

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It’s been over three years since Passion Pit’s last full length album Manners. After about 8,000 “Sleepyhead” remixes, Michael Angelakos (‘s 3rd hottest indie rock singer) and crew are finally dropping Gossamer on July 24th, another fabulous multi-layered electro-pop LP. If you haven’t already added the Gossamer single “Take a Walk” to your summer playlist, do that now, please. And then…

Stream Gossamer over at NPR.

Passion Pit – “Take a Walk”

On by NBICKLE.E In Music | 1

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Two days ago, Passion Pit’s newest single, “Take a Walk,” hit the internet.  Yesterday, President Obama declared that he is totally down with gay marriage.  Related?  You tell me.  However, I will totally tell you this: I am down with both.  Gay, straight, or from the South, we should all be able to take a walk down the aisle. Maybe not North Carolinians.

Songwriter Michael Angelakos said he didn’t want this song to be political.  My b.