From music

including songs i’m listening to, reviews, music projects, mixtapes, etc

[listening] May

Last month was filled with awesome dance moves, bearded guys, Aussie female singers, a sugar man, and underrated Britpop legends.

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[listening] april

It was the end of The Voice UK so what was left was the finale. Unfortunately, the performances were not so great although I must admit that Jermain Jackman really deserved to win. For me personally, the highlight of the final was the coach performance, singing Primal Scream’s Rocks.

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[listening] march

So finally I put my Female Friday #1 mixtape on my blog (check the post here). And here’s the youtube playlist: Anyway, someone else’s playlist made my heart skipped a beat. It was this: Yazoo’s live performance on The Tube, probably around 1983. And.. I was soooo happy that Hercules and Love Affair’s new single …

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[mixtape] Female Friday #1 – early 1990s

[click the image to download] 01 [00:00:00] DNA feat. Suzanne Vega – Tom’s Diner 02 [00:03:48] Shanice – I Love Your Smile 03 [00:08:05] Janet Jackson – Escapade 04 [00:12:50] Mariah Carey – Emotions 05 [00:16:58] Lisa Stansfield – This Is The Right Time 06 [00:21:26] Kylie Minogue – Better The Devil You Know 07 …

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[listening] february

My February was very much filled with Kylie. First I was preparing for the upcoming mixtape for the International Women’s Day, “Female Friday #1”, with songs by female singers in the early 1990s. Kylie’s 1990 hit “Better the Devil You Know” was included in the mixtape, and if you see the video, Kylie was definitely …

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[listening] january

During a skypation (our word for skype conversation) with Maarten, we had this idea of songs to be played for Skipping Salamander School. I call this project “synthphone”, and soon I will share the list of songs that we are going to play. But for now, here’s one of them – “When the Phone Stops …

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