Tuesday, August 2, 2011

New Release Tuesday

Today sees the release of Beirut's fourth LP The Rip Tide. It's a really classic Beirut sound complete with accordion, horns, piano, and strings. I really enjoy the tracks "East Harlem" and "Santa Fe." They both have a certain new pop-y-ness to them.

Das Racist has also put out a new single called "Michael Jackson" and once again setting new standards of great hip-hop and rap. Not only a great boom-bamp beat but there's a great overlay of Indian influenced sounds. Check it out.

Other releases include Bassnectar, O.A.R., and a Tame Impala EP.

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