Well it’s Monday again, so here’s a glance at what I was listening to last week. I feel like it didn’t count all the music I listened to but I think that just about every week. To start things off was my good buddy M. Ward who’s always there for me. If you still haven’t listened to him by this point you really should do so. I’d suggest End of Amnesia if you’re looking for a good hopping on point. It’s a timeless album.

After that was Deerhunter, which is made up of Mr. Atlas Sound, Mr. Lotus Plaza as well as two other talented fellows. When I want something a little bit rougher than Atlas Sound I usually head for Deerhunter’s Microcastle, which is my favorite of theirs (plus I love the artwork). Then we had Four Tet, aka Kieran Hebden, and his new album There Is Love in You, which comes out today. I feel like this is one of his most cohesive albums and I actually got a lot of work done last night listening to it.

Princeton came in at number four, this is one of my go-to albums when I’m walking around and running errands. Following them was Vampire Weekend and their newest album Contra, which I’m still loving. I think my favorite songs on the album are Taxi Cab and the closing song I Think Ur A Contra, something about those really strike a chord with me. Then we had some Broadcast and Jens Lekman, both staples of a good musical diet.

Finishing things out was Harlem and their upcoming album Hippies which comes out April 6. I think this album is going to be a favorite for a lot of people. The first song Someday Soon instantly grabs you and sucks you into this album, it’s a classic. Hopefully they fully tour the album when it comes out.

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3 Comments #musicmonday

  1. Chipotle January 25, 2010 at 4:32 PM

    This week probably my biggest surprise was the new album of These New Puritans, especially their new single and video We want war, awesome. Besides TNP, I heard a lot Get Well Soon, what a beautiful music these guys made, the Vexations albums is really great. And finally, Delphic, yes Bobby, you made it happened.

  2. andy January 25, 2010 at 9:50 PM

    solid source of new music…keep this feature going!

  3. pedro freenandes January 26, 2010 at 1:46 AM

    I’m looking forward to listen to the new Four Tet. I’ve been reading nice words about the album. I’m also quite excited to get the new Beach House “Teen Dreams”. My expectations are high.

    This last week i got crazy with the “Monster head room” album by Ganglians. Now that i’ve listened to it again, i believe they are being quite underrated. Nicely crafted.

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