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Bookmarks tagged with “music”

  1. Playlist for Mudd Up! with DJ/Rupture - April 18, 2011

    Pretty much just listening to this one on repeat at the moment.

  2. Guest DJ Brian Eno : NPR

    Eno on ‘All Songs Considered’ discussing some music. I must make time to listen. (via Ted Mills)

  3. Britain’s Got Talent and the Ronan Parke Co… -

    I expect this has been everywhere, but it’s a good, if depressing read.

  4. Overhere

    Listen along with any user in real time, using Spotify. So simple.

  5. Topsify - Top 40 chart playlists for Spotify

    Exactly what I was after — I feel I should listen to the Top 40 once in a while and maybe this will help me do it. But the charts are in the “wrong” order, with number 1 first.

  6. If You Tolerate Bis, Kenickie Will Be Next

    Another lovely twee-sounding club night in London. (via @revdancatt)

  7. Tantramar: More and Moore

    I like this. Buying old iPod Shuffles on eBay, filling each with music by a single artist, and using them as single musical units. Music and player in one.

  8. Hauntological Futures |

    The first of seven posts, which I’m looking forward to. I often find myself agonising over related things: a nostalgia for past futures at the expense of… well, whatever I might otherwise think about the future.

  9. The Online Photographer: Open Mike: Jazz Starter Kit

    One jazz-lover’s guide to getting into jazz, what things to listen to. (I like guides to a field by people who know something, even if it’s impossible to be objective about it.)

  10. Search Results mississippi records tape - Root Blog

    Various mix tapes by a Portland, Oregon record store, digitised and put online. (via Time & Materials)

  11. DJ Matthew Africa - I Wish You Would - Ninety-Now

    I’m far from a connoisseur, but I really enjoyed these four podcast mixes featuring 1990s east-coast indie-label rap.

  12. The REAL Death Of The Music Industry

    Some good graphs and stats about the US recorded music industry. I’m amazed at how few albums and singles per capita are bought, even at the industry’s peak (now: 1.25 albums, 3.7 singles, per year). (via Daring Fireball)

  13. Hangover Lounge

    Sunday afternoons at the Lexington on Pentonville Road. Sounds very nice, if I wasn’t already spending Sunday afternoons agonising over having achieved nothing useful yet each weekend.

  14. Gimme Shelter | Studio Multitracks

    Fascinating to hear the tracks in isolation. Unfortunately most of the other examples on the site only seem to have one isolated track for each song, but still. (via Daring Fireball)

  15. Rawktumblr

    “The hunt for the next big thing has become a daily harvest of hundreds of next embarrassingly small things.” A bit more musing about music journalism/blogging today. (via Haddock)

  16. Sean In Tumblr

    “For journalists, bloggers and music fans in general, there is no real way to justify listening to one thing over another…” How a music website, never mind your average punter, struggles to cope with the amount of music around today. (via Haddock)

  17. “Satire was mostly dead in 2008 and its corpse is still cold today. What do people want in the future? I guess they want tweets.”

    Maura Johnston on focus grouping news, Twitter vs blogging, consumers vs producers of media, and loads more. (via Haddock)

  18. Philgyford | Share Spotify Playlists at

    Here are my Spotify playlists, in case anything takes your fancy. i’ll update it when I make new ones worth sharing.

  19. Irvinebrown » Music for Shuffle

    I’m listening to this now. It’s lovely. Little snippets of music that can be played in any order. Clever Matt.

  20. YouTube - “Fuck you” Sign language performance

    You know the song, and it’s just a girl in a classroom doing sign language, how good can it be… Watch it! It’s my favourite thing I’ve seen in a while and makes me all smiley. Brilliant!

  21. Simon Reynolds’ 2010 (Playlist by philgyford - Spotify)

    I made a playlist of all of the albums and tracks Simon Reynolds liked most from 2010. Well, those I could find on Spotify, around 50%.

  22. Blissblog - 10 for 2010

    Simon Reynolds’ top records of the year. So much to listen to. (via Warren Ellis)

  23. Said the Gramophone: BEST SONGS OF 2010

    I have completely failed to keep up with this or any other music blog this year. Again. But StG’s end of year lists are always good.

  24. Isle of Tune

    Really lovely thing for making music out of cars driving round a pretty isometric road layout. Worth firing up Flash for. (via Kottke)

  25. Moon Wiring Club – The Jayston Mix | Pontone

    Another free mix, this time devoted to actor Michael Jayston. (If I could find Moon Wiring Club’s album to download and pay for anywhere, I would…)

  26. The Wire: The ASDA mix - a Moon Wiring Club exclusive

    Fun, free mix of 1970sish British TV music type hauntology malarkey.

  27. Warren Ellis » Guest Informant: Moon Wiring Club

    Some interesting-sounding music here, although obscurity and lack of bloody links makes it a bit annoying to listen and/or buy.

  28. Mashup Breakdown - Girl Talk - All Day

    This is a wonderful visualisation, as I can never pick apart the samples of mashups, even if I recognise them. More please. (via Cal)

  29. Music « Devil’s Pie

    Some fine looking R&B/Soul type mixes for free download. (via Soul Sides)

  30. 45cat - Vinyl Database - Records - Music Reviews - Discographies, Discoveries, Discussions

    Scans, credits, etc for (currently) 73,788 UK-released seven-inch singles. Blimey. (via @dorianfm)

  31. Ubu Web (ubuweb) on Twitter

    Lots of dodgy (in a legal sense) and intriguing (in an aural sense) listening on Ubu Web’s stream.

  32. Musopen raises $40,000 to set classical music “free”

    Love this - raising money via Kickstarter to hire orchestras to record copyright-free versions of classical music. (via Waxy)

  33. Instapaper: Simon Reynolds (Phil Gyford)

    I put all those Simon Reynolds articles in a folder in Instapaper and here’s the RSS feed. (I’m on Instapaper, btw, but don’t use it a *huge* amount.)

  34. Dancecult: Journal of Electronic Dance Music Culture | Reynolds: The History of Our World: The Hardcore Continuum Debate

    More Simon Reynolds to read after that last lot, looking back at debates over The Hardcore Continuum. (via Beyond the Beyond)

  35. Energy Flash

    More from Simon Reynolds on “the Hardcore Continuum”.

  36. The Wire: Adventures in Modern Music: Issues

    Search the page for links to seven articles (and an introduction) by Simon Reynolds from 1992-2005 on the “hardcore continuum”.

  37. BeaTunes ~ build better playlists

    Interesting metadata editor/finder for music in your iTunes library. Can also do some kind of Genius-like playlist creation.

  38. Erwtenpeller - War of the Worlds - SoundCloud

    “A dubstep mix retelling Jeff Wayne’s musical version of war of the worlds, sampling the original narratives by Richard Burton, Phil Lynott and David Essex.” I keep wanting to hear Jeff Wayne’s music but this is very good. (via Meg)

  39. Songkick - Concerts, tour dates, and festivals for your favorite artists

    Wow, a good, historical listing of gigs. I looked up a couple I went to in Bristol in the early 1990s and they were there (and easy to find). (via @tomtaylor)

  40. Playlist by mildlydiverting - Spotify

    Kim made a playlist of that list of bands in that Paul Morley article what I linked to the other day. Thanks Kim!

  41. Paul Morley: Perhaps I’ll finally give Glastonbury a go | Music | The Observer

    Not that I want to reduce Morley to a music-list-making-machine, but I keep meaning to listen to some of the current music he listed here last month, as I’m so out of touch.

  42. Introducing play DJ Shadow’s “Endtroducing” | KOKO London

    Been wanting to see this for a while now, and looking forward to seeing it later this year. ‘Endtroducing’ played live on instruments.

  43. The art of noise refined - Times Online

    When I’m having to read about new musical genres (“hauntology”) in three-year-old ‘Sunday Times’ articles, something’s gone very, very wrong.

  44. Home - ExtensionFM

    This is rather slick — a Google Chrome extension that makes a nice iTunes-style library of MP3s on web pages you visit. (via Yoz)

  45. Crowd-sourcing the office stereo, using Twitter and Spotify

    Python script to enable sending Spotify URLs @ a Twitter account which then queue and play, and also scrobble to

  46. Scared To Dance

    Sounds very good: “a monthly club night in London playing indie pop, post-punk, C86, jangle pop, Sarah, Postcard, new wave and protopunk.”

  47. Retro-futurist techno hyperstasis | Beyond The Beyond

    Bruce Sterling (again) annotating Simon Reynolds on the music of Now. Woof.

  48. Why records DO all sound the same | Word Magazine

    Fascinating account of the process of making an album/track and all the technological stuff that happens to the music these days. (via Tom Taylor)

  49. Can’t You Wait - Geographer

    I don’t *quite* understand it, but some refreshingly interesting design, not aping print.

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