The Talented and Lovely Finley Knight, a New Jam Band for The Weary-Eared Music Lover

I’ve learned something very valuable in college, and that’s to hold basement parties dear to your heart.

There’s going to be a juncture in all of our lives where we can’t attend them anymore. So enjoy the grungy keg rooms, the mysterious ducks into a dark space with your closest friends, and the sloppy exits with a new friend.

The last basement party I went to brought me new friends in a less Biblical sense.

Finley Knight is the best new friend your ears can have. For all of us crazies dancing around, Finley Knight also did our bodies some good, too. We grooved with plastered-on smiles, stripping some layers so our sweaty bodies could keep moving with the music. My good friend P. Mac near died and rose to heaven when they played his requests for Grateful Dead’s “Scarlet Begonias” and “Fire on the Mountain.” The songs suited the band well, a band that’s sort of like the bastard child of all rock, funk, and jam genres. Finley Knight shows us that being genre-ambiguous is sometimes a beautiful, beautiful thing.

Read More

Mixtape Mondays: The Hood Internet vs. Dialogue Inc.

The Hood Internet vs Dialogue Inc

This Monday we’ve got a mixtape from The Hood Internet, one of the best in the mash-up genre. We’ve featured them on here a bunch of times in the past. Earlier this year, they did an hour long mix for one of Dialogue Inc.’s podcasts in which they introduced their new material. Take a listen to this clip and then download the entire album. Enjoy!

[audio:hood_dialogue_inc_mix_short.mp3]

Read More

New Radiohead Song 'These Are My Twisted Words' Leaked

Radiohead

So I stumbled across this gem earlier today. It’s supposedly a new Radiohead song entitled “These Are My Twisted Words” that isn’t due to be released for quite some time that has seemingly surfaced out of nowhere. I initially had my doubts as to whether this was the real deal or not, but after giving it a good couple of listens, it’s definitely the unmistakable voice of Thom Yorke. It reminds me of the sound and style showcased on one of Radiohead’s greatest albums, Kid A. Take a listen and tell me what you think.

The release of this track comes just a few days after Thom Yorke said Radiohead will not be releasing a new album anytime soon.

“None of us want to go into that creative hoo-ha of a long-play record again,” he said. “Not straight off…It worked with In Rainbows because we had a real fixed idea about where we were going. But we’ve all said that we can’t possibly dive into that again. It’ll kill us. …obviously, there’s still something great about the album,” Yorke said. “In Rainbows was a particular aesthetic and I can’t bear the idea of doing that again. Not that it’s not good, I just can’t…bear…that.”
[audio:Radiohead - These Are My Twisted Words.mp3]

DOWNLOAD: Radiohead - These Are My Twisted Words

Jaydiohead is Back with The Encore

yorke-jayzNew York-based producer Max Tannone, formerly Minty Fresh Beats, is back with a second dose of his killer Jay-Z / Radiohead mash-ups. He first burst onto the mash-up scene back in January with the release of the original Jaydiohead album. It garnered national attention and found its way onto Last Call with Carson Daly. Even the Hova himself said that Jaydiohead was dope.

Read More

Mixtape Mondays: Jay-z vs. Radiohead - Jaydiohead

Jay-Z vs. Radiohead Jaydiohead Minty Fresh Beats This week in the Mixtape Mondays segment we have one of the more interesting albums of late. New York-based producer Minty Fresh Beats has created Jaydiohead, an album that mashes up the best of both Jay-Z and Radiohead. It’s garnered much attention since it’s release, and has been featured on MTV.com, NME.com, and Last Call with Carson Daly, among others. A few of the must-listen to tracks include “Wrong Prayer” and “99 Anthems.”

Read More

// $(document).ready(function () { // // To get the most commented posts // var disqusPublicKey = "1gK0KABqNLANnjQPocoCIHrCPPiWkNkXanwRBOPF4XDu4NNCuoivLa25x2wZL5g9"; // var disqusShortname = "jetcomx"; // var mostCommentedArray = []; // // $('article').each(function () { // var url = $(this).attr('data-disqus-url'); // mostCommentedArray.push('link:' + url); // }); // // $.ajax({ // type: 'GET', // url: "https://disqus.com/api/3.0/threads/set.jsonp", // data: { api_key: disqusPublicKey, forum : disqusShortname, thread : mostCommentedArray }, // cache: false, // dataType: 'jsonp', // success: function (result) { // for (var i in result.response) { // var countText = " comments"; // var count = result.response[i].posts; // if (count === 1) // countText = " comment"; // $('article[data-disqus-url="' + result.response[i].link + '"]').html('

' + count + countText + '

'); // } // } // }); // });