Archive for March, 2010

Video Wednesday

Posted in Music, Tips, Video with tags , , , , on March 31, 2010 by optpopt

Wahlström & Valiant – Keep Up

Got an e-mail late last week hinting that W&V released a new video. I just love this track and the accompanying video isn’t bad either. Be sure to check out 2 button love and their mspaint remix disaster too, they’re pretty epic in all their 8-bit lofi glory.

Lissi Dancefloor Disaster – Oh My God

Old song, new video. I love what they’ve done here, portraying that crazy anything-goes party night that you just never want to end. (and I would kill to play that NES game)

This Is Head – 0007


Just your regular vinyl anonymous meeting. I guess those are a dying breed, inb4 music bloggers anonymous.

Gaudi – Bad Boy Bass


This has been done to death before but it’s still funny to watch a stickman trying to fight his human overlord.

Lissie – Bad Romance

Most epic Gaga cover you’ll see all week.

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Video Wednesday

Posted in Music, Video with tags , , , , on March 24, 2010 by optpopt

Some hype, some humor, some art and some all of the above. Welcome to another edition of video Wednesday.

The Electro Wars Final Trailer


Do want to watch the full feature now! Apparently it debuts at the Winter Music Conference, uhm, today.

The Lonely Island – Boombox (ft. Julian Casablancas)

Going from electro wars to this kind of blends the boundaries between reality and parody, the over-the-top-hipster-aesthetic is becoming a bit old, but it’s still funny as hell.

Gloobic – Here the nothing


I’d like to have seen the taping of this, must have looked weirder than weird.

Florence And The Machine – Dog Days Are Over

Clichéd beauty but beauty none the less. What’s with the 60s Na’vi tho? Also, history revisionism, this never happened, you hear?

New young pony club – Chaos

Pretty much awesome in every way. There must be a whole beyond retro store featured in there, right?

Video Wednesday

Posted in Hype, Video with tags , , , , on March 17, 2010 by optpopt

Welcome back to another installment of this biweekly, meant to be weekly tradition called video wednesday.

Hot Chip – I feel better

Too bad wordpress.com doesn’t allow embeds from myspace yet (or ever?) you’ll just have to visit yourself to have a look at the talk of the day. Some crazy stuff going on there.

Balkan Beat Box – War Again

The Bloody Beetroots Death Crew 77 – DOMINO

Tron: Legacy trailer

The latest retro-future-looking trailer for Tron: Legacy

Things are heating up at camp Robyn [video]

Posted in Hype, Music, Video with tags on March 17, 2010 by optpopt


First pitchfork publishes an interview with her about what she’s got in store for 2010 then she tweets about having updated robyn.com with a track called “fembots have feelings too” from the upcoming album. A track that is pure gold I might add! On top of that, some kind soul have uploaded and translated the swedish television special on her from last week. Things are really heating up, first release planned for june!

Dom kallar oss artister – Robyn


The Ellie Goulding compilation [music]

Posted in Hype, Music with tags , , , , , , , on March 9, 2010 by optpopt


The long awaited album Lights dropped last week! I’ve already given it a couple of listens and I must say it’s pretty awesome overall. Although I think some of the songs have been given a bit too much polish here and there it still has that playful feel to it which is what I liked about Ellie’s songs to begin with. Give lights a spin yourself on spotify.

Now, if you want more Ellie or just want other takes on the songs, ranging from dubstep and hard hitting bangers to soft acoustics, look no further. I decided to compile a pack similar to the little boots one containing all my favorite tracks featuring Ellie that I have in my collection.

Ellie Goulding pack

Tracklist

Ellie Goulding-Black & gold
Ellie Goulding-Fighter plane
Ellie Goulding-Guns & horses
Ellie Goulding-Salt skin
Ellie Goulding-Starry eyed
Ellie Goulding-Starry eyed (acoustic ‘live lounge’ performance)
Ellie Goulding-Starry eyed (dexcell remix)
Ellie Goulding-Starry eyed (jakwob remix)
Ellie Goulding-Starry eyed (monarchy ‘the horse head nebular’ remix)
Ellie Goulding-Starry eyed (monsieur adi remix)
Ellie Goulding-Starry eyed (penguin prison remix ft. theophilus london)
Ellie Goulding-Starry eyed (russ chimes remix)
Ellie Goulding-Starry eyed (velos wild eyed edit)
Ellie Goulding-The wolves (act i and ii) (bon iver cover)
Ellie Goulding-Under the sheets
Ellie Goulding-Under the sheets (aeons remix) final
Ellie Goulding-Under the sheets (baby monster remix)
Ellie Goulding-Under the sheets (jakwob remix)
Ellie Goulding-Under the sheets (jeuce rework)
Ellie Goulding-Under the sheets (kids at the bar remix)
Ellie Goulding-Under the sheets (pariah remix)
Ellie Goulding-Under the sheets (she is danger remix)
Ellie Goulding-Under the sheets (the knocks remix)
Ellie Goulding-Wish i stayed
Ellie Goulding-Wolves (Bon Iver cover)
Erik Hassle and Ellie Goulding-Be mine (Robyn cover)
Passion pit-Sleepyhead (Starsmith remix feat. Ellie Goulding)
Samuel-Starry eyed (Ellie Goulding cover)