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PMA x Brainbheats: Mixcloud's Celebration of Curation

We asked our multi-talented homie, Brainbheats (producer/pianist/composer/member of our favorite new band The Pass) to put together a killer mix for Mixcloud's first birthday. Here is what he had to say about his mix: "The approach I took was half driving mix tape, half DJ set. I feel like driving music and a good DJ set have many of the same qualities. I picked music that you could just as easily dance to or listen to, and varied enough to keep things interesting from song to song. The songs that I picked also fall into that category of songs I want everyone else to hear. Finally, I wanted to keep it continuous like a DJ set, and in that sense, I let the playlist develop organically by having the flow of the set dictate what came next." Listen to the mix in the player above; read on for the full tracklist and MP3. (Continue Reading)

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RECOMMENDED MP3: Kanye West - "Monster" (feat. Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj & Bon Iver) ?

Are you kidding me, Kanye? You have got to be pulling my leg here.(Continue Reading)

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DOWNLOAD: The xx - "Shelter" (Tiga Remix)

I'm not always fond of remixes of the xx. They tend to not do the music any justice at all, or worse, they strip the songs of everything that made them great in the first place. This is not the case with Tiga's delectable reinterpretation of the xx's "Shelter". (Continue Reading)