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Earworm #2

The Donkey, before it burned.

So after having my senses turned inside out at Burning Man this year, I have returned with a renewed sense of verve and thought I would try flogging this ailing horse of a blog one more time. Although not all Burning Man related, here are a few tracks that have been spanking my fanny (American usage) over the past couple of months.  If you like them, just right click the title to download, not that I would encourage or endorse that type of behavior.

Holy Ghost! – Wait & See (Flight Facilities Remix)

In a vague attempt to wring the last drops of sunshine from what has been an utterly awesome summer, this song just about sums it up.  I discovered it just before our epic West Coast roadtrip, and it certainly captures some of those beatific, paint the sky moments.

Golden Bug & Rodion (feat. Lavinia Claws) – Do The Washing Machine (Original Mix)

Starting with a slightly industrial sound that soon gives way to satisfying Daft Punk crunchy bounce-beat.  Bonkers subject matter interspersed with the odd chic-a-chic-a-chic-a-chic-ah.  Delicious.

Cut Copy – Take Me Over (Thee Loving Hand Remix)

Once again, Thee Loving Hand crafts another progressive and indulgent remix, turning Cut Copy’s happy clappy Fleetwood Mac-esque homage and slowly building it into something quite terrifying.

Nicolas Jaar – A Time For Us

On a par, if not better than the more popular James Blake, I am at a loss why this track wasn’t included on Nicolas Jaar’s debut album Space is Only Noise. One thing is for sure, around the 3 and a half minute mark, it get pretty damn sultry, and makes me think of all sorts of nasty things.  Squirrels, watch out (sorry Burning Man reference).

Ron Basejam – Deep & Meaningless (Is The Word (Killer Whale Italo Refix))

Seeing as I’m off for a stomp (recovering ankle permitting) at Horsemeat Disco this weekend, I though I’d end on a nice little slice of nu-italo disco from one half of Salmon Stereo favourites, Crazy P.

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