"From Africa to Málaga," by jj (Sweden)
(from "no. 2," label=sincerely yours)
Click the image above to download!
"True Stories" by Datarock (Norway)
(from "Red"; label=Young Aspiring Professionals)
Listen to "True Stories" on their Myspace page.
"The Great Defector," by Bell X1 (Ireland)
(from "Blue Lights on the Runway"; label: Bellyup)
Listen to "The Great Defector" on their myspace page.
"Happy Up Here" by Röyksopp (Norway)
(from "Junior," label=Astralwerks)
You can hear the song on their Web site, here.
"All the King's Men" by Wild Beasts (Leeds, UK)
(from "Two Dancers," label=Domino)
Listen to the song on the Wild Beasts Myspace page.
"Prefiero el Asfalto," by Niña Dioz (Mexico)
(from "Rudo y Cursi soundtrack," label=Nacional)
Take a listen at Niña Dioz's MySpace page.
"An Anniversary Away" by Reverie Sound Revue (Canada)
(from "Reverie Sound Revue," label=Boompa)
Please take a listen at Reverie Sound Revue's MySpace Page.
"Brother Sport" by Animal Collective (New York City)
(from "Merriweather Post Pavilion," label=Domino)
Take a listen at their MySpace page.
"S'vive," by Bibio (England)
(from "Ambivalence Avenue," label=Warp)
Take a listen on Hype Machine.
"Tonight's Today" by Jack Peñate (London, England)
(from "Everything's New," label=XL Recordings)
Please take a listen at Jack Peñate's MySpace page.
"Lisztomania," by Phoenix (France)
(from "Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix," label=Loyauté/Glassnote)
Listen at their MySpace page.
"No Reasons," by VEGA (Austin, TX)
(from "Well Known Pleasures" EP, label=Vogue College Records)
Take a listen at VEGA's MySpace page.
"Raindrops" by Basement Jaxx (UK)
(from "Scars," label=Ultra Records)
Listen here on Stereogum.
But wait, there's more!
In 2009, I was particularly excited about these four remixes. They are genius.
Day 'n' Nite (Crookers remix): Kid Cudi
This is the soundtrack to my imaginary club life. Go here to listen (click "Stream").
Nadine (Memory Tapes version): Fool's Gold
Go here to listen (click "Stream").
Can You Tell (The Kids are Radioactive remix): Ra Ra Riot
Listen at The Kids Are Radioactive's MySpace page (click on Ra Ra Riot RMX).
Rock Off Shake Off remix: Rye Rye
I don't know who did the remixing--the N.E.E.T. label web site won't say. But go there and take a listen! (Click on Rock Off Shake Off remixes, there's only one.)