On Deck: Blogwave Summer Mixtape, GAYNGS, Crystal Castles, Toro Y Moi


Blogwave Summer Mixtape

We hooked up with a handful of music blogs to bring "Blogwave Summer," a mixtape with a hope to make it into your summer playlists in the coming weeks. The tracklist can be found on the mixtape's art (above). You can stream/download the mp3 file below [via]:

(thank you chris for reaching out)

Gayngs - "Faded High" (Bon Iver, Solid Gold, more)

Supergroup Gayngs have created a sensational, sensuous, and soulful hit with "Faded High." (Continue reading to STREAM/DOWNLOAD)

Crystal Castles - "Celestica"

Crystal Castles' latest single "Celestica" is a joyful and peaceful ride powered mainly by stunning vocal work and contagious drumming throughout the track. Each note sung during the song sounds perfectly, beautifully delivered and meshes so well with the backing music. (Continue reading to LISTEN)

Toro Y Moi - "Leave Everywhere"

On his new single, "Leave Everywhere" (mp3), Chaz Bundick, better known as Toro Y Moi, leaves behind the gauzy synths that catapulted him into chillwave stardom, in favor of real instruments. Those of you who expected a "Blessa" Part Two might be sourly disappointed, but with some patience, you'll see that "Leave Everywhere" is quite enjoyable and not unlike Lightspeed Champion's grossly under-appreciated album Life Is Sweet! Nice To Meet You. (Continue reading to DOWNLOAD/STREAM)


Janelle Monae Blows Minds with "Tightrope" on Letterman

The Big Pink - "Tonight" (Music Video)