mp3: Beat Connection- The Palace Garden, 4AM

There is no point in ever trying to deny synth-pop anymore.  Everyone’s favorite folk singers probably aren’t going to trade in their guitars for ableton, but synth music is as ingrained into our culture as guitar music was in the 60s.  And it’s a good thing that synth-pop shows no signs of slowing down with bands as good as Beat …

pkelly94mp3: Beat Connection- The Palace Garden, 4AM

mp3: Kanye West- Mercy (heRobust Remix)

I had to listen to this song about 6 times before I could wrap my head around all the stuff going on to make some deep social commentary on it about how it is representative about the state of music and hipster culture.  While most hip-hop remixes replace the regular beat with something more to that artist’s style, heRobust decided …

pkelly94mp3: Kanye West- Mercy (heRobust Remix)

mp3: Raja- That Girl (ft. Starchild)

Nostalgia never gets old, especially if you’re a hipster and the nostalgia sounds this good. The nostalgic heart of Raja’s ‘That Girl’ emerges out of a cloud of haze and reverb carried on walking pace bass and drum lines.  The bass, guitar and vocals on ‘That Girl’ are provided by Starchild who does a great job crafting an authentically old-fashioned …

pkelly94mp3: Raja- That Girl (ft. Starchild)