It turns out the rumors about Radiohead recording the theme song for the latest James Bond film were true after all. The film ended up with Sam Smith’s “Writing’s On The Wall” but this weekend Radiohead shared their rejected track “Spectre”. I haven’t seen the film so I couldn’t tell you if it goes with it at all, but it’s a beautiful song. Have a listen to “Spectre” below and download it while you can!
I think it’s safe to say these are the most deluxe mixtapes ever made. Music blogger Brandon Bogajewicz’s concept behind the Vinyl Moon project is simple: Subscribers get a new mixtape mailed to them each month, on limited edition vinyl, with beautiful packaging by a new different designer.
So if you’re a music lover, today’s your lucky day! We have two prizes for Booooooom readers: 1 set of volumes 1-3 (sold out) and 1 three-month subscription to Vinyl Moon. All you have to do is leave a comment below with the name of a song that you think Brandon should include on an upcoming mixtape! I’ll let him pick 2 winners on December 18th.
Artist and experimental musician Graham Dunning’s Mechanical Techno Demonstration is exactly what it sounds like! Dunning demonstrates his incredible hand-made method for making techno music: layering locked records, analogue synths, even mechanically triggered percussion. Watch how it all comes together below!
Great track by Slovenian, post-pop band, Your Gay Thoughts. “Among the Lull” is the first single off their album, The Watercolors (out on King Deluxe January, 2016). Check it out below!
Photo by Agnes Thor
At some point during the summer Soundcloud decided to remove most of my mixes from their site (I’ve since removed the rest). It’s a bummer because I wasn’t trying to make any money off of the music, I was just doing it for the fun of sharing something with you guys!
A few people noticed the mixes disappeared and tweeted about getting the mp3s so I’ve made a zip of pretty much all the mixes that you can download here.
Just a heads up, the last two are more rappy and have a lot of bad language.
I mix the music using Ableton which is pretty much cheating but it’s really fun. I might make a new one and share it through a service like Mixcloud. In the meantime grab those mixes; I don’t know how long I’ll keep them up, and probably won’t share them ever again.
Adam Alexander is one to watch. The 17-year-old Atlanta native is making music under the name Demo Taped, and while he’s no household name yet, people are starting to take notice. The first single off of his debut EP, “I Luv U” is the definition of feel good music and has been stuck in my head all summer long.
Read the full interview, and listen to more of his music, below.
This week the Internet belongs to three French girls, Lucia, Elisa and Juliet, who formed a band called L.E.J. aka Elijay and whose recent video covers everything from Major Lazer’s “Lean On” to Rihanna’s “BBHMM” with a cello and a drum.
Their talent is undeniable and they exude a fun energy that even makes songs I’ve heard a million times fresh again. Watch the video below.