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The Soundtrack Of The Future... Meet - The Fantastic Plastics

The Soundtrack Of The Future… Meet – The Fantastic Plastics

Let’s start the unofficial start of summer with The Fantastic Plastics. This band is a party, the first time I listened to them , I was hooked and had to get a “Meet the Band” with them. The Devo comparisons are inevitable but its more than that, think B-52’s being able to rap as well as sing and if I was 20 and didn’t have the…

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i’ve been through a lot of music phases in the last two years like stoner rock then britpop than hardcore punk than ska, post-punk,post rock, r&b,trip hop, hip hop, electro, psy trap, shoegaze, funeral noise,new wave, german new wave, neo classical music AND sounds of planets and asteroids.

i was thinking about it some minutes ago, like i put my phone on shuffle and there was tuxedomoon then t.a.t.u then placebo then beastie boys then the doors and i thought wow it was harsh to be a radical punk

Brit Sweep: July 20, 2015…

Time to play catch-up with the latest songs to reach the official singles chart in the UK this week, as last week’s #1 (whilst I was away), “House Every Weekend” from David Zowie, plummets to #5…

The new #1 hit in Britain is from the X Factor UK-winning female vocal group Little Mix as they collect their third chart-topper with “Black Magic”. They previously led with “Cannonball” and “Wings”…

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Last week neo-new wave act Years & Years followed up their #1 hit “King” with “Shine”, which came in at #2, where it holds this week…

Dutch DJ/producer Sam Feldt takes his cover of Robin S’s classic house jam “Show Me Love” with vocals from Kimberly Anne to #4. The original went to #6 back in 1993, while a rework from Steve Angello and Laidback Luke hit #11 in 2009…

American newcomers The Score leap from #77 to #47 in their second week with “Oh My Love”…

British metalcore band Bring Me The Horizon enter at #55 with their “Happy Song”. It follows “Drown”, which peaked at #17 last year…

Nathan Sykes scores his first solo hit after the breakup of the Wanted with “Kiss Me Quick”, which tumbles from #14 to #58 in its second week…

“Mr. Worldwide” himself, Pitbull, climbs from #89 to #71 in his second week with “Fun” featuring Chris Brown…

Nick Jonas follows up his #2 UK hit “Jealous” with the song at #79, “Chains”…

While American rapper Fetty Wap’s former top-10 hit “Trap Queen” still sits high at #14, his next single “679” arrives at #87…

Londoner Petite Meller made her debut last week at #30 with “Baby Love”, which falls to #90 this week…

The final new entry this week at #95 is a rather modest debut for the worldwide hit cover of Rufus and Chaka Khan’s “Ain’t Nobody” from German DJ/producer Felix Jaehn and British singer Jasmine Thompson….

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[New wave] After rain - Original (music & lyrics by indf) / 4.18.2015

Things Can Only Get Better

I’ve been in need of a new set of songs for my commute lately, so I recently bought a CD of 1980s new wave tunes for shits and giggles and one of the tracks turned out to be a tune I probably haven’t heard SINCE the 1980s.  It’s Howard Jones and his 1985 neo-soul classic, “Things Can Only Get Better.”  This track is so good that when I listen to it, I’m almost tempted to believe it.  But as soon…

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Future Islands - A Dream of You and Me

Lovely.

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In honor of my 19-year-old coworker who described New Order as “the oldies,” and the closing of Neo.