2016 II

Omissions and Otherwise Left-out Leftovers  |  last.fm data  |  Spotify data Okay, so in my 2016 post, it would seem that I glossed over or outright left out a lot of important parts of the year in music. It's as if I talked about the body, but not the heart. This was intentional, as I … Continue reading 2016 II

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Tried as I might, I couldn't track down a legitimate copy of Above & Beyond's "Sun and Moon" to share with the world today. That song has had a bit of a stranglehold on my thoughts this week, and I guess I figured if I could get it out into the world, that it would … Continue reading frankles free fridays

Best of 2014: Remixes, Etc

REMIXES https://soundcloud.com/frankles/sets/2014-remixes This was a very difficult list to pare down. Remixes certainly didn't suffer any kind of shortage over the course of the year, and with each subsequent mind-bending remix, the previous one gets pushed back a little bit further from memory. Such was the case with Bonobo's Balearic treatment of Maya Jane Coles' … Continue reading Best of 2014: Remixes, Etc

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The Weeknd gets in on the "Drunk in Love" action, shifting the perspective to male.  It's not going to improve on Beyonce's version because, well, please.  But it's good, everything's been muted, and Bey's "buoy-bay" got replaced by a standard "baby."  Unlike Diplo's version, The Weeknd's made his mix available for free.   He's little, … Continue reading frankles free fridays

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I love this song.  I love Bonobo.  I love Bonobo's remix of this song.  Thanks, Bonobo! It's not a great remix, it doesn't improve the song, but I'll still give a listen to anything involving The Fugees' second album.  This injects a lotta base, a little trappings, and threatens to be really good when the … Continue reading frankles free fridays