Playlistic :: Dime Digest: Music Monday – July 12, 2010

I left you all with a drought, and so now: a Music Monday deluge. The sirens crafted a playlist of divine proportions today, one so glorious I couldn’t possibly keep it to myself. Truth is stranger than fiction, and mythology makes for reality’s greatest musings… Art is expressed reaction to good and evil; Pandora: the…

Playlistic :: Music Monday Melange: February 1, 2009

Post-Grammy “What I’m Digging That They Didn’t” Playlist – aka “Welcome to Hipster Heartbreak” Today we’ve got some monsters, some mavens, some Basement Jaxx, some MGMT, some “Kids,” some Cudi, some Jeezy, some Common, some Lily, and some of her womanizing problems… Has anybody seen my disco stick? So, LoveGame… doesn’t play Its remixes though……

Scene Canvassing: NABIL Elderkin

This artist flashlight focuses on NABIL Elderkin: Mr. Welcome to Heartbreak NABIL combined the most basic elements of 808s and Heartbreak – tech and raw humanity – to create this apropos masterpiece of 2009. Like West, NABIL did not try to beautify the chaos that catalyzed the creative process; he delved deeper into the distortion….

Distriction Playlistic: Wale’s Latest & Greatest

Mr. DMV is rolling through 9:30 tonight; after trekking the country, he’s bringing Go-Go home again. So before the District — or at least the DC blogger/DJ twitterati — flood V St., a brief latest and greatest … Latest: Wale enlisted the help of Lady Gaga, The Factory 2.0 herself, for “Chillin’,” whose well-anticipated video…

Distriction Playlistic: Memorial Day ’09 Mix

Quick and dirty lunchtime/BBQ mix for the holiday. Literal mix of older, new-ish, pop, hip-hop, this and that. It’s a general smattering: a bit random, not particularly thematic, but a universally decent mix for a mid-day holiday meal. Start off mellow for the swelter. Pre-interlude: less local, a bit bossa nova and ska over funk,…

Playlistic :: Music Monday: BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2009 Recap

Sun shining, birds chirping, bees buzzing, squirrels scampering about, further nature-centric noun-verb tandems … means one thing: summer music festival season. I haven’t skipped across the pond in a bit, so what better time than now to check in on how our neighbors across the Atlantic are faring these days … Swindon hosted this year’s…