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Categories: MF2012 | Comments Off on Hawke – Everything Is Happening At The Same Time (Atnarko Remix)
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On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love (yes, we are now true loves) gave to me…lasdbewjhfbauirvahbv,a (crap, it happened; see the Grand National post for explanation) Hawke is Gavin Hardkiss of the San Francisco Hardkisses; three brothers working in acid house/trance/breakbeat techno music production.  This remix by Atnarko, a Canadian/Floridian DJ, takes a nice track into […]

Categories: MF2012 | Comments Off on Paul Banks – The Base
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On the eleventh day of Christmas, Musical Fruitcake gave to me…the most refreshing track he heard all year. Paul Banks is the lead singer of Interpol, a band I have openly panned in this forum.  With this track, and album, I am realising that he must be confined by his band mates there because this […]

Categories: MF2012 | Comments Off on Diskjokke – Interpolation
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On the tenth day of Christmas, Musical Fruitcake gave to me…something to move my booty to (finally! and sorta’). I’m not sure what has caused the lack of more danceable music in this year’s selection.  I just haven’t been drawn to or impressed by much of what I have heard.  One Skrillex track really caught […]

Categories: MF2012 | Comments Off on Grand National – Drink To Moving On
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On the ninth day of Christmas, Musical Fruitcake gave to me…a track that’s been hiding in the back drawer for almost a decade now. (I’m losing my originality on those opening lines, aren’t I? Three more days…hope it doesn’t just become “lasdbewjhfbauirvahbv,a”) I stumbled onto Grand National while cruising through Amoeba Records in Hollywood in […]

Categories: MF2012 | Comments Off on Billie Holiday – Them There Eyes
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On the eighth day of Christmas, Musical Fruitcake gave to me…a great old track from the original queen of trouble. Billie Holiday is my favorite singer of old 30’s & 40’s swing.  This track is one that I have been really digging as of late.  The horn riffs and choruses mixed with her smokey voice […]

Categories: MF2012 | Comments Off on La Bien Querida – Arenas Movedizas
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En el séptimo día de la Navidad, Musical Fruitcake me dio … un mensaje en español. Encontré La Bien Querida mientras estaba de vacaciones en Hawai. Una pista diferente de la que usted oye aquí, cuando se ejecutó a través de Spotify me encontré con que todas sus cosas es estelar. Al final, este tema […]

Categories: MF2012 | Comments Off on Pantha du Prince – The Splendor
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On the sixth day of Christmas, Musical Fruitcake gave to me….a lovely little atmospheric piece to soothe and uplift the soul. Stumbled onto Pantha du Prince late this year and have quickly become entranced with what they/he has done throughout their/his catalog.  Subtle suggestions of melodies are wrapped around the pop/click beats of yester-2000’s all building into […]

Categories: MF2012 | Comments Off on Dead Can Dance – Children of The Sun
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On the fifth day of Christmas, Musical Fruitcake gave to me….five plus minutes of a great Dead Can Dance track. That’s right, this is a long one.  But Brendan Perry leaves no stone unturned in the exploration of this endeavour and that makes the journey worth the time.  The synth elements work so well with […]

Categories: MF2012 | Comments Off on Young Galaxy – Cover Your Tracks
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On the fourth day of Christmas, Musical Fruitcake gave to me….a haunted jewel with Caribbean flair. WHAT? Click play and you’ll hear what I mean.  It’s ghostly, submerged and…..haunted, but it has a great steel drum hook.  Their 2011 album, Shapeshifting, has quite a few enjoyable songs on it.  This was one of three that I […]

Categories: MF2012 | Comments Off on Mark Hollis – The Gift
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On the third day of Christmas, Musical Fruitcake gave to me….a musician that the world misses more than it knows. And not because he is dead…Mark Hollis is alive and well, he just doesn’t release music.  Which really gets my goat because what he has done in a recording studio is like nothing I know.  Pure, […]