Archive for February, 2011

Caribou Mix from Resident Advisor

Posted by Jakub

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Resident Advisor posted a great mix from Caribou which features his new project under the name Daphni that really made my ears happy. Check the mix out and listen for the Daphni tracks if you’re following along with the track order. He comes big right off the bat with Yes, I Know, I NEED that on vinyl.

Barnt – What Is A Number, That A Man May Know It?
Daphni – Yes, I Know
The Jellies – Jive Baby On A Saturday Night
Hounds of Hate – Purple Stuff
Daphni – Deep Blue
Colored Mushroom & The Medicine Rocks – The Route To The Medicine Rocks
Daphni – Buck Dance
Harmonious Thelonious – Verwobene Muziek
Harmonious Thelonious – Mokambo
Bakey Ustl – A Tender Place
Daphni – Scratch
DJ Elmoe – Whea Yo Ghost At, Whea Yo Dead Man
Daphni – Ye Ye
Kingdom – Fogs
[Voyager overdubs]
Lone – Angel Brain
Ricardo Villalobos – Peculiar
Charanjit Singh – Raga Malkauns
DJ Clap Pina – Unakunukulpan
Thomas Mapfumo – Shumba (Daphni Edit)
Edward Larry Gordon – All Pervading

Toro Y Moi Remix Contest

Posted by Jakub

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Carpark Records was holding a remix contest at Gorilla vs. Bear and i’ve been searching for them and selected a few of my favorites, lets us do our own voting shall we? comment below and let me know your favorite.

San Francisco Carr Apartment

Architect Craig Steely has done an outstanding job renovating this high-rise loft apartment/penthouse. His inspiration came from mood of 70’s space rock and ambient music artists such as Cluster, Brian Eno and Michael Rother. This is really evident in the floor to ceiling ambient light installation on one side of the main living area. The light wall displays videos that are slowed down and each pixel is paired to a 2 inch LED behind the wall. This is what creates the large 8-bit-like pattern. Not only is this light wall really great, but the view is quite possibly one of the best in all of San Francisco. In the pictures after the jump you can see Alcatraz Island and the surrounding bay.

Considering that I’m currently in the process of relocating, it doesn’t help to be looking at such amazing apartments like these—the time will come though.

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Posted by Jakub

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The summer jams hit us early this year, not my top choice yet I can’t deny the pop hooks and a history of loving a handful of their songs. Some tracks might ride the line of too familiar on the melody or sound choice end which scares me a bit. I have a feeling Cut Copy will be all over every festival DJs turntables or iPads or how ever they’ll get music to us this summer.

Take Ed Banger Records and make them go pick on The Go Team! and Pogo in the studio and you’d get a slightly mutated yet decently working Siriusmo.

I’m like the idea of more bands like Silk Flowers, cold and seductive yet light leaks of lo-fi melody.

More groove cuts are needed on here, this René Breitbarth is right up my alley with that locked in feeling, definitely will be played this summer.

Irina Werning

Posted by Alex

Back to the Future is a fascinating project by Irina Werning. She has convinced friends and family to recreate their old photos — in some cases, the resemblance is absolutely uncanny. Of course the location, person, clothes etc are all the exact same, but she’s also done a wonderful job of matching the look and feel of the original photograph. That is way harder than it looks. Matching the lighting must have taken forever!

I want to do this. Off to find some old photos of myself…

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Tycho Live In San Francisco 4/7

Posted by Scott

I’ll be playing a live Tycho set at The Independent here in San Francisco on April 7th for the SOMA FM 11th Anniversary Party. SOMA FM is a listener-supported internet radio station based here in San Francisco, have a listen here.

This show will be with the entire live band and we’ll be running through a lot of new material from the upcoming album (which, incidentally, is very near completion; hoping to have it wrapped up by the time of the show). We’ve been working a lot on evolving the live set and the visuals so I’m excited that we’ll be bringing all the new elements together for the first time at The Independent, which just happens to be my favorite venue in the city.

I hope to see you out there.


Thu, April 7, 2011
Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm
$18.00 – $20.00 – Tickets

The show posters will be available at the show, along with other Tycho/ISO50 shirts/posters.