EL GUINCHO!!!!!!!!!!

There’s nothing I enjoy more than finding an artist who has a bunch of work out, and loving it all as soon as I hear it.  I guess El Guincho kind of slipped by me, and I don’t know how because he is amazing.  He is from the Spanish Canary Islands, and his work reminds me of a Latin version of pre-Strawberry Jam Animal Collective.  His sound combines the genres of Trapicalia, Afro-beat, post-rock and a touch of dub-step to make something unique and fantastic.  I strongly suggest that you listen to either of his albums Alegranza! or Folías.

Talking Heads – This Must Be The Place (Naïve Melody)

For my 5th birthday my dad bought me a cassette tape of The Talking Heads’ Stop Making Sense concert.  It was more of an excuse to get it for himself, but I listened to it, and ever since then I have loved music.  I just finished midterms at school, so I’ve had a lot of time to do nothing, so I went on a Talking Heads video binge, and after watching this performance I had to post it.  This video is 26 years old this year, but it is my favorite song by possibly my favorite band, so here you go.  And I think Stop Making Sense came out on blueray in one of the recent months so I guess this is current in way.

UPDATE: Thanks to related videos on Youtube, I just found a video of MGMT playing this at their 3rd show ever, so read the rest of this post to see that.

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Broken Bells – The High Road (Video)

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Here’s the new video for the Broken Bells’ (James Mercer of The Shins and Danger Mouse of Gnarls Barkley) first single The High Road.  I really like the song, and I’m starting to really like the video.  Remember to pick up the album on March 9th.