Indie Playlist Monday: April 23, 2012

Indie Playlist Monday: April 23, 2012

Indie Playlist Mondays

Every week, we’ll share ten new tracks and videos that make us say yay!
Allow us to complement your growing indie playlist with some of the sweetest tunes.
We don’t rate with numbers because everything is cat-approved.


01. Vernous – 01


ReuelRoddy is on a hiatus/extended catnap (miss u bru!), but he’s still keeping us hip 2 da rawest vibes. We got word from Rock Juvenil (founded by Bufi) about a new release titled Vernous:

Each song is a montage of drum samples, chopped and delayed vocals, soft and analog synths, and guitars with ebows, slides, and good ol’ pickin’. Aside from drum samples, everything is recorded live. Arranging and sequencing take place simultaneously with recording. Lyrics touch on politics, sex, abandonment and the divine.


02. Dauwd – What’s There (Fort Romeau remix)


Reuel: Pictures Music has kept us healthy with a gentlemanly selection of ripe bass beats and buttery electronic éclairs. U can read more about Pictures labelmate ShadowBox, remixer Fort Romeau, and Dauwd here.


03. Lanterns on the Lake – You’re Almost There
(Young Montana Remix)


Reuel: Yung Montana making sure UK bass and overall stylish indie electro musiq stays real 2 the game and deep 2 the fans.


04. Friends – Mind Control (Radio Mix)


Reuel: Words can’t describe how chill it was to see Friends. Proper Sweetest Drip greetings/salutations to the entire band, who are seriously a refreshing lil indie band to have a crush on


05. ShadowBox – A M


Reuel: Be sure to catch up on ShadowBox from features past. Bonnie Baxter and Pictures Music have brought this single to the next lvl since last we tuned in~


06. RL Grime – Grapes Alla Vodka (Salva Remix)

Reuel: If anyone wanted 2 know what I did to celebrate 420, I def tuned into the RL Grime radio party with my brus while recovering from a rough 1.


07. Contact Lens – XXI


Reuel: Contact Lens givin’ u dat sneak peep at his upcoming ICE IN THA VEINS album drop on June 1st. Despite the temp in his veins, he’s been 100% hot on tha beat game!


08. Lil Texas – Off The Chain


Reuel: Lil Texas goin’ off da chain dumbin’ on this track. Very Star Slinger-touch and I def can’t wait 4 more!


09. Starfoxxx – Ha rewerq’d


Reuel: Already stack’d with plays and support from da blogosphere (Mad Decent SoundCloud Roundup!), Starfoxxx rewerq’d a track u might’ve herd pon Noms’ Swagu Drippin Mix 4 Sweetest Drip. . .


10. Noms – Swagu Drippin’ Mix 4 Sweetest Drip


Reuel: Many many thanx 2 Noms 4 putting together the first exclusive mix for Sweetest Drip. It’s one of the Sweetest gifts ever for ur drippin’ parties (aka free download)!


11. KONG – FIYAHFLIES (LIB 2012 Mixtape Contest)


Reuel: Kong needs more of your SoundCloud ♥ to get his mix played at Lightning in a Bottle 2012! His mix is chock full of thiqqq bass beats bound to make dat bum bum go rapido if u na’mean.


12. Sébastien Tellier – Cochon Ville


Reuel: Sir Sexualité comin’ at us with a new NSFW adventure, Cochon Ville. If eclectic Euro orgies (or Sébastien’s face at 1:09) put u off, just turn off ur monitor cause the track is still ultra-hot.


13. Tomas Barfod – Broken Glass


Reuel: Sweetest Drip plans on being at the Echoplex on 5/4 for Tomas Barfod’s Salton Sea release party! Tomas’ Friends of Friends fam (Shlohmo, Salva, Groundislava, Suzanne Kraft) will there packin’ da heat next week.

We’ll be sure to keep your seat warm and the groove intact until next week’s indie playlist — Sweetest Drip got yer back.


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