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Brain Salad – August

Brain Salad – August



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This month’s Brain Salad is full of wonderfully fun songs that have guided me through the summer days with relative ease.  Lookin forward to getting back to the brick streets of the university and enjoy the company of my friends.  There was a large quantity of good music released this months, and some wonderful new albums have made their way through my ears (Fruit Bats, Beirut, Portugal the Man) I’m seeing the Head and the Heart(!!!!) w/the Decemberists this week so alot of my listening has been occupied with that.  First is a song that I’ve been sitting on for a while, “Wedding Song”, is a song by Anais Mitchell from her Folk album Hadestown featuring Justin Vernon (Bon Iver).  Its a sweet sweet song with nice harmonies that have been stickin to the inside of my head for quite some time.  Next is my favorite song of the new Vetiver album The Errant Charm.  “Can’t You Tell” is a chill song perfect for strolling around in the sun on any given summer day.  “Dolly” by the Fruit Bats is a playful number from one of my new favorite bands.  Their new album has been on repeat.  The new stuff from The Kooks, Portugal.  The Man, and Beirut is all just as quality as one would expect from these wonderful bands.  The new song “Go Outside” from the Cults is just too summer (cool) to leave off this playlist, I’m really liking it.  “Somebody That I Used To Know” found its way onto the playlist because it enlisted the magic of a wonderful dual male/female lead vocal part.  Just can’t get enough of this track.  The next is the electronic section of the salad, is really quite groovin if I do say so myself.  The new track from Bjork, “Crystalline”, pleased me to hear because of its similarity in percussion to Sufjan Stevens on the Age of Adz.  Tycho’s new song goes in the category of “Superchill” and fit right in.  “Gucci Gucci” by Kreayshawn has been remixed and thrown into mashups and mixes so much since we first heard it, and I put my favorite of those on here.  The final track is remix to “Somebody that I Used To Know” that I really enjoyed when I came upon it.  Hope you do as well.  In addition I hope the entirety of this mix improves your mood and has you better than you were previously.

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  1. Wedding Song – Anais Mitchell
  2. Can’t You Tell – Vetiver
  3. Dolly – Fruit Bats
  4. Junk of the Heart (Happy) – The Kooks
  5. Got it All (This Can’t Be Living Now) – Portugal.  The Man
  6. Santa Fe – Beirut
  7. Go Outside – Cults
  8. Somebody that I used to Know – Gotye ft. Kimbra
  9. Rising – Son Lux
  10. All There Is – Chrome Sparks ft. Steffaloo
  11. Crystalline – Bjork
  12. Hours  – Tycho
  13. Circles – Digitalism
  14. Gucci Gucci (Rock It Scientists) – Kreayshawn
  15. Somebody that I Used to Know (Rufus Re-Edit) – Gotye ft.  Kimbra

thanks and enjoy and thanks.


2 thoughts on “Brain Salad – August

  1. If the link doesn’t work, send me a message so I can fix the problem. Thanks and enjoy.

    Posted by Brain | 2011, 2:24 pm
  2. Lovin the cover! still gotta listen to it but can’t wait. . . btw if yu need help wit ur little icon up on the top in the tabs I can help yu get that stupid white box off

    cheya killin it tho love to see the forest goin strong

    Posted by Tony Mannira | 2011, 6:35 pm

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