Tag Archives: dance music

Stardust – Music Sounds Better With You

It’s better to bump hard and burn out.  Thomas Bangalter and Alan Braxe have gone on to wax funkadelic in other k-holes since, but even in all the Daftness and Braxe Traxing have they ever topped this shit?  Taken rhetorically or debatably, it is a question chopped into fine powder when this track plays.  And that’s the thing: this still plays without being played out.  In the headlong whoosh toward the New that is Dance Music, this is no small point to be made.  At least once a week I’m blown away by some new house or French touch or dubstep or minimal or _________ track and within a couple of months I’m usually over it.  Let me remind you that this song is ten years old, which in dance floor years is a century, and when neon blow fiends are doing the all night boogie woogie to this anthem it’s akin to someone unwrapping a Super Nintendo tomorrow and spilling their eggnog in ecstasy.  Here’s to keeping all hopped up on Stardust in 2009. 

 

Merry Christmas!

 

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The Presets – This Boy’s In Love (Promo Video)

The new video by The Presets, given to me by Nick Isom:

Remix:

The Presets – This Boy’s In Love (Lifelike Remix)

http://www.myspace.com/thepresets

Brief Words Are Hard to Find

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Recipe For Happiness In Khabarovsk Or Anyplace 

One grand boulevard with trees

with one grand café in sun

with strong black coffee in very small cups

 

One not necessarily very beautiful

man or woman who loves you

 

One fine day

                         -Lawrence Ferlinghetti

 

 

Here’s a yummy dance tune that I suggest listening to when the sun is down:

 

From Shot Callin’