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Beatenberg

couldn’t find a great pic of them so i just made this up continuing with my music sharing, i thought i’d introduce you to Beatenberg – a band from good ol’ Cape Town, South Africa. if you’re a local you have probably heard of these guys and may have been lucky enough to see them […]

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First Aid Kit

i thought i’d try to talk about music more regularly on here, instead of just resorting to the music mixes every month. here’s someone you need to listen to – First Aid Kit. their new album The Lion’s Roar was released a couple of weeks ago. these photos were taken by Neil Krug, a fantastic photographer whose work you also need […]

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This Will Be Our Year

30 this will be our year

hey, it’s a music mix. happy friday! this will be our year. playlist: the shins – simple song miniature tigers – boomerang summer camp – down citizens! – true romance (gigamesh remix) ladyhawke – black, white & blue papa – i am the lion king (st. lucia remix) of montreal – dour percentage eli mardock […]

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Butter Your Popcorn

29 butter your popcorn

i have a special treat for you. truth is it’s a special treat for me too. i have been nagging my boyfriend to make an extra special funk music mix for the blog for some time now. when i say nagging i mean, i make him coffee and shower him with chocolate speckled eggs and […]

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Six Months In A Leaky Boat

28 six months in a leaky boat

i’ve been wanting to make the guest music mixes a more regular thing, and couldn’t think of a better way to kick that off than this playlist from my new friend Nick. he played it in the car when we were driving around cape town on one of those perfect almost-summer days, where the most important […]

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Sunlight On Your Eyelids

go find a grassy knoll somewhere and listen to this with your eyes closed. Sunlight on your eyelids. playlist: Rostam – Wood Netherlands – Something or Nothing Simon & Garfunkel – The Sound of Silence (T2MM edit) Tennis – Origins Emil & Friends – Prescriptions White Denim – No Real Reason Fanfarlo – Replicate Real Estate – […]

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Girls

26 girls

in august i sent out an email to some of my girl blogger pals asking them to contribute one of their favourite songs to a collaborative music mix. we are all busy ladies, which explains why this mix is only surfacing now, but i’m glad it finally is because it’s a wonderfully eclectic collection – […]

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Electric Spring

25 electric spring

it is the first of september, which in south africa is traditionally spring day. well, spring day usually doesn’t fail to be delightfully miserable weather wise as far as my memory serves… probably due to the fact that the seasons only turn on 23 september this year (the spring equinox, which is also my birthday […]

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Decorated Playlists

okay, it’s official, i have found my favourite website in the world. Simon Foster is a designer and former DJ who has rolled his love of design and music into the magically epic Decorated Playlists. i have already made my way through Run For Cover Part One and Part Two featuring cover songs 99% of which i didn’t […]

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August

23 august

is it just me or is 2011 turning out to be the fastest moving year in living memory? AUGUST already! … here’s a new music mix to calm you down. August. playlist: Air Review – Waiting Lessons Typhoon – Summer Home Gotye ft. Kimbra – Somebody that I used to Know Bombay Bicycle Club – […]

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