Mash-up Artist Wait What Presents This Is Real Life


The second mixtape from Wait What entitled This is Real Life brings us a fresh collection of killer mash-ups perfect for your weekend dance party. From P. Diddy & Black Rob vs. Sleigh Bells to Nas vs. MGMT & Justice to Crystal Castles vs. Drake, Wait What gives mash-up duos like The Hood Internet and The White Panda a run for their money.

Wait What, aka Charlie K., has decided to adopt a pay-what-you-want model for This is Real Life, with all proceeds going to 826 Valencia which supports youth writing.

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New Crystal Castles "Celestica" Music Video

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Experimental electronica duo Crystal Castles’ self-titled second album was released just last month to critical acclaim, and with good reason. It’s easily one of my favorite albums of the year, on par with Broken Bells’ self-titled debut, Broken Social Scene’s Forgiveness Rock Record, and The National’s High Violet. Tracks like “Doe Deer,” “Empathy,” “Vietnam,” “Intimate,” and “Celestica” have been on repeat on my iPod for the last 30 days.

The Canadian duo’s latest music video for “Celestica” has just been released. It features lead singer Alice Glass taking a leisurely stroll through a forest and eventually an overgrown cemetery during the day. A little strange and eerie, but then again, I’ve seen worse.

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