Hi, I'm Andriana, but my friends call me Dre. Just a fan, with an ear for what's good. Coming up in tha game just in time to get old and die.

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MIXTAPE MONDAYS! With mixes from Bathetic Records, Slumberland Records, The Find Magazine, and La 3h Heure!

Hope everyone had a fantastic time ringing in the new year. Day one of 2012 couldn’t have been more perfect for me. I spent most of it at the beach, so wanted to include a pic of my amazing day above. Below are some of the best compilations to come out recentlly, with an array of music and genres, so there is something for everyone. Enjoy!

Bathetic Records - Expressway Curated by Dirty Beaches and William Cody Watson

Bathetic Records just released a free 2012 compilation as a way to say thanks for a great 2011 and kick off 2012 with a bang. The mix was curated by Alex Zhang Huntai of Dirty Beaches, and William Cody Watson of Pink Priest. With contributions from both both Dirty Beaches and WCW, Lee Noble, Ela Orleans, Cough Cool, Speculator and lots more, it’s a fantastic way to celebrate 2012.

DOWNLOAD Expressway HERE.

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Bob42jh Films About Ghosts Mix for The Find Magazine

The self proclaimed “humanitarian for hip hop,” Youtube channel C-leb has dropped another fantastic mix for The Find Magazine. Earlier this year, Bob captured my heart with his 42 song compilation called Fallen Skies along with his label’s first compilation and release, Friends and Family. Bob focuses on jazzy instrumental tunes with lots of hip hop and Japanese influences. Obscure is an understatement, but nonetheless, there are always plenty of gems to be uncovered. Jamz from Evenings, Emancipator, Urban Romantic City, Paul Dateh and more on this mix.

DOWNLOAD Films About Ghosts HERE.

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Le 3e heure! Best of December 2011 Mix

The French music blog that scowers the net for everything you could ever want when it comes to indie music, just posted a “Best of December,” Mix that I am really loving. I have discovered some new faves, and been reminded of some of the best music that came out this month. New tracks from The Weeknd, Silver Swans, Sun Angels, Planningtorock, and School of Seven Bells, plus a great Gang Gang Dance remix.

Stream the Best of Decembre 011 mix HERE.

Le 3e Heure | Blog | Facebook | Soundcloud

Slumberland Records Best of Winter 2012 Sampler

Looks like it’s shaping up to be an incredible year for Slumberland Records already. This new sampler of tunes is a perfect example. My faves on the mix so far have been from The Weekend, Veronica Falls, Neverever, Devon Williams and Sea Lions. Bring on 2012.

Stream Slumberland’s Best of Winter 2012 Sampler below.

Slumberland Records Website | Facebook

GITNB’s Soundcloud Silver Balls of the Week w/LCD Soundsystem, Papercutz, Nixon Nights, xxyyxx, Albatross, Balam Acab, The Weeknd, and Isaac The Chris

It’s the most gluttonous time of the year! I stuffed my proverbial stocking full of all kinds of musical wonderment just for you! Fuck it. Even lit an extra candle on the Menorah. Please enjoy my Soundcloud picks of the week with your favorite holiday beverage. Garnish with thyme.
Whatever you celebrate, I hope you do it with your pants down and bottoms up. Happy Christkwanzanaka!

LCD Soundsystem Live Alone (Toby Tobias Remix) 
Albatross Murder 
Nixon Nights The Activist 
Papercutz Silent Night 
xxyyxx Alone 
Balam Acab vs The Weeknd Moon Outside (TLS Mashup)
Issac The Chris Wicked Game (Final DJs 2011 Funky Bass Remix)

GITNB’s Soundcloud Silver Balls of the Week w/LCD Soundsystem, Papercutz, Nixon Nights, xxyyxx, Albatross, Balam Acab, The Weeknd, and Isaac The Chris

It’s the most gluttonous time of the year! I stuffed my proverbial stocking full of all kinds of musical wonderment just for you! Fuck it. Even lit an extra candle on the Menorah. Please enjoy my Soundcloud picks of the week with your favorite holiday beverage. Garnish with thyme.

Whatever you celebrate, I hope you do it with your pants down and bottoms up. Happy Christkwanzanaka!

LCD Soundsystem Live Alone (Toby Tobias Remix)

Albatross Murder

Nixon Nights The Activist

Papercutz Silent Night

xxyyxx Alone

Balam Acab vs The Weeknd Moon Outside (TLS Mashup)

Issac The Chris Wicked Game (Final DJs 2011 Funky Bass Remix)

In Case You Missed It Over the Weekend… 

My weekend was almost five days long and I’m so not ready to go back to the real world. Take a peek at all the goodies you missed while you were busy being a glutton. (Click the link to see what you missed)
Also, I got the new IPhone 4S over the weekend, super pumped about it. See pic below.

The Videos That Made My Week (of giving thanks) Awesome:
Lee Noble - Parents
CANT - Too Late, Too Far
Kurt Vile - Baby’s Arms (Live at Webster Hall)
Dark Dark Dark - Without You (Live Sleepover Show)
Echo Lake - Buried at Sea
Charlie XCX - Stay Away (CRIM3S Remix)
Andrew Cedermark/Ducktails style indie rock from newcomer McWolf
Dose x Active Child - You Are All I See Remix
Five EPs You Need On Repeat: Happy Trendy “Sleep Now For A While”
The Weeknd is our generation’s ENYA - Official Video “The Knowing”

In Case You Missed It Over the Weekend…

My weekend was almost five days long and I’m so not ready to go back to the real world. Take a peek at all the goodies you missed while you were busy being a glutton. (Click the link to see what you missed)

Also, I got the new IPhone 4S over the weekend, super pumped about it. See pic below.

The Videos That Made My Week (of giving thanks) Awesome:

  1. Lee Noble - Parents
  2. CANT - Too Late, Too Far
  3. Kurt Vile - Baby’s Arms (Live at Webster Hall)
  4. Dark Dark Dark - Without You (Live Sleepover Show)
  5. Echo Lake - Buried at Sea
  6. Charlie XCX - Stay Away (CRIM3S Remix)

Andrew Cedermark/Ducktails style indie rock from newcomer McWolf

Dose x Active Child - You Are All I See Remix

Five EPs You Need On Repeat: Happy Trendy “Sleep Now For A While”

The Weeknd is our generation’s ENYA - Official Video “The Knowing”

The Weeknd The Knowing Official Video

The Weeknd is our generation’s ENYA. As far as videos are concerned anyways. The group’s first official video, for the track “The Knowing,” confirms that fact. Bring on the Never Ending Storyesque fantasy world of longing gazes from the highest window inside a dark castle, naked black and white figures floating through space, endless night skies, geometric shapes surrounded by fire and ice, and shadows. Everything is shaded. Always. Not mad at all.

Directed by Mikael Columbu

"The Knowing" is off The Weeknd’s House of Ballons Mixtape.

The Weeknd | Website | Facebook | Twitter

The Weeknd Rolling Stone (Funkystepz Edit)

"The Weeknd is not perhaps the most obvious artist for a bubbly UK funky remix, but what do you know, this works just fine. UK funky stalwarts Funkystepz add drums and keys, nothing fancy, to one of the best (and simplest) Weeknd songs to make an effective new version of “Rolling Stone.” The best part is the FUNKYSTEPZ drop right after the emotional falsetto I got you… Just in case you forgot what you were listening to.” -The Fader

Yeah, cuz it’s a cover. Andre Nickatina “A-Yo” (for yay-o) up in hhuurrrrr. Way to be “right on top of that Rose,” Fader Magazine.

Don’t get me wrong, I’m a big fan of The Weeknd, it’s just not their beat. Whatever, I’m over it. Enjoy the original, The Weeknd’s version, as well as this spacey Euro trash remix, and send yr hate mail to: gluttonyisthenewblack@gmail.com

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MIXTAPE MONDAYS featuring mixes by The Weeknd’s Dropxlife, Sleep Over, Air France and Essay.

I’m always fascinated and extremely curious about where artists’ influence comes from. So this week I’ve collected some of the latest and greatest mixtapes from a few of my favorite artists, Air France, Sleep Over, The Weeknd and Essay, that really showcase a wide variety of sounds from Bollywood, Avant Garde, Ambient and beyond. Enjoy!

1. Dropxlife - Pawncho Mix DOWNLOAD HERE

Dropxlife is the side project of one of the master beatmakers behind the boot knocking jamz released by The Weeknd. His mysterious Youtube channel provides a series of dark and ambient beats that give you a glimpse of the layers behind The Weeknd’s infectious sound.

FarxInn - InxTwo - RollxPlae - MoonxShine - ShangrixLa - AllxLegends - BrewxSome

2. Essay - Night Tracks Essay Ambient Guest Mix DOWNLOAD HERE

A lovely mix of emotional electronica from Heidelberg, Germany’s Essay for the blog Night Tracks. Be sure to peep the interview they did with Essay as well.

Audision - Yellow Sunset
Mileece - Fern
Julien Neto - Questionable Things
Unknown - Unknown
Stephan Mathieu - Schwarzschild Radius
Mantsevich Dzenis - November
Klimek - Sound Of Confusion
Essáy - Noir (Unreleased)
Jannick Schou - 19.07 (Clem Leek & Christoph Berg Remix)
Slow - Bliss

3. Air France Fact Mix 280 for Fact Magazine DOWNLOAD HERE

The Swedish duo recently released one of my favorite songs of the year "It Feels Good To Be Around You", a tropical-infused beat with lovely swirling vocals, that I can’t get enough of. This mix is a peak at where their influence comes from. Real cool.

Air France – It Feelz Good 2 B Around U (Jasement Baxx Remix)
Tiny & Breezy – Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps Please
Clams Casino – I’m God
Musiq Soulchild – So Beautiful (Lapalux’s Bootleg Remix)
Disclosure – Blue You
Team EZY – Get Me High
Apollo Brown – Never In A Million Years
Bruises – Night Cartridge
Holy Other – Touch (Blood Diamonds Remix)
Shlohmo – Just Us
Pandr Eyez – Little Bit
Redondo Beach – He Would Make Her Like Winter

4. Sleep Over - RAGACHROME for Oki-Ni DOWNLOAD HERE

Stefanie Franciotti of Sleep Over is the lastest to contribute to the UK fashion and style site’s mixtape series.

"A mystifying journey into the a world of lost cassette tapes and peculiar sounds. Listen out for down-tempo psychadelia, Bollywood disco numbers, and a whole load more that simply defies classification." 

1. Unknown by Zame Mein Saose Prani

2. Yun Lagne Lagi by Santosh

3. Aa Paas Teri Bali by Bali Umar Ko Salaam

4. Bataon Tumhen Pyar Kaise Karoon by Santosh Ost

5. Unknown by Shor Ost

6. Chhoti Chhoti Raatein by Sonu Nigam & Anuradha Paudwal

7. Jagjit Singh by Koi Fariyaad 8. Abjijeet & Sunidhi Chauhan by Teri Bindiya

9. Mast by Mast

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Download

Made In Heights Chatoyant (Beauty Bass)

Blissify your Thursday with a funky, slow motion dance beat that sounds like Lykke Li seductively calling to you from the other side of a tunnel. Love this.

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Made In Heights, Chatoyant (Beauty Bass)

So I am addicted to Made In Heights.  Not a terrible addiction to have in the least.  And the more I keep listening to the new album “Aporia:  In These Streets” I keep coming back to the track “Chatoyant (Beauty Bass)” and the line “I have been cursed with my kindness.”  I can’t take it.  Made In Heights just exudes all I love about Lykke Li and The Weeknd.  If you are ready for the best addiction ever you can download (for a name your price value) all of “Aporia:  In These Streets” over at Bandcamp now!

HAWT Mixtapes You Might Have Overlooked…And That’s What I’m Here For

I LOVE making mixtapes, but suck at actually following through to fruition. So I thought it would be cool to hook you up with some of my recent faves. Enjoy!

The “gold” standard of mixtapes released this week comes from Goldrush Music Festival’s sampler with a ton of faves creating special tracks for the compilation. If you’re looking for fresh new tunes, it’s a very good place to start.

Gold Rush Music Festival Compilation Download HERE

Featuring: Megabats, Galapagos, Teen Daze/Bank Heist, FLASHLIGHTS, Candy Claws, REAL MAGIC, Samurai Buck, LUST, Slow Magic, Ra Cailum, Campfires, Moon Tides, Lake Mary, StaG, The Kevin Costner Suicide Pact, Steffaloo, Chris Rehm, Happy New Year..And..Begin!, Two Bicycles, Quiet Evenings

Once you’ve got that under your belt, take a listen to these other fantastic comps by some of my favorite artists and blogs. Promise there is new shit you’ll dig.

Teams Mixtape Vol. 2 for Forty Ounce Clothing Download HERE.

  1. ON - THE - GO - | IN THE WIND (STONED BOYS REMIX)
  2. GATEKEEPER | GIZA
  3. SSION | CREDIT IN THE STRAIGHT WORLD
  4. SNEAKY SOUND SYSTEM | UFO (SEBASTIAN REMIX)
  5. KILTER | SOUL
  6. BIBIO | FIRE ANT
  7. MR. OIZO | NO DAY MASSACRE
  8. DEM HUNGER | WARDA MY STORY TIME
  9. BOYS NOIZE | AVAL AVAL (FEADZ LAVA LAVA REMIX)
  10. THE WEEKND | WHAT YOU NEED
  11. DAYTIME TELEVISION | I HURT SO MUCH

Mixtape for Warmer Climes #426 by Harley Streten [Flume] of What So? Not with descriptions! Download HERE.

1. Fatboy Slim | Right Here Right Now 2. Flying Lotus | Zodiac Shit 3. Stick Figures | Number One 4. The Chemical Brothers | Surface To Air 5. Fabio Fonda | Broken 6. Boards Of Canada | Dawn Chorus 7. Gerry Rafferty | Baker Street 8. Flying Lotus | GNG BNG 9. Pretty Lights | Finally Moving 10.Teenage Bad Girl | Vacuum

Skilled Labor Presents: Unemployment Benefits #2 Download HERE

1) Big Troubles - Sad Girls 2) TV Girl - Your Own Religion 3) Gauntlet Hair - Top Bunk 4) Maria Minerva - Strange Things are Happening in My Room 5) Lana Del Rey - Diet Mtn Dew 6) The Weeknd - The Zone 7) CANT - Believe 8) U.S. Girls - Untie Me 9) ABADABAD - Ashley 10) Vacation - Deep Like the Ocean 11) Cass McCombs - The Same Thing 12) Widowspeak - Fir Coat 13) The Horrors - I Can See Through You

Geometric Afghan/Keep On Repeat August Mixtape Download HERE

Felt - Reintroduction
Teams vs. Star Slinger - Say Please
MellowHype - Hell ft. Frank Ocean
Keep Shelly In Athens - Song to Cheer You Up
Bibio - Lovers’ Carvings
Little Dragon - Constant Surprises
Tennis - Cape Dory
Onra & Quetzal - Sorry
Shlohmo - Places
Tanlines - Real Life (Memory Tapes Remix)
Ducktails - Killin’ the Vibe ft. Panda Bear
Hype Williams - The Throning
Peaking Lights - Tiger Eyes (Laid Back)
Best Coast - Sun Was High (And So Was I)
Panda Bear - Surfers Hymn
Coyote Clean Up - Don’t Worry Dub (with Orphan)
FUR - Lackadaisical
Balam Acab - See Birds (Sun)
Flying Lotus - Infinitum (Exile Remix)
Kyle Hall - I <3 Dr. Girlfriend
Washed Out - A Dedication

Finally, on the cusp of Neon Indian’s album release and fall tour, peep the 21 song playlist of all the faves.

Neon Indian 21 Song Playlist via his Soundcloud

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