Updated Look

As you can see, I’ve updated the look of The Cassette Deck blog, I was getting a little tired of the old one.
That’s what re-intention is all about, hope you enjoy!


3-29-10 SXSW Report

Greetings everyone!
I got back from SXSW in one piece. Took a week off last week because of a baseball broadcast and now I’m back. I played a bunch of songs from some great artists I saw in Austin including Real Estate, Washed Out w/Small Black, Dum Dum Girls and many more. There was so much going on it was overwhelming at times, but I spent time with friends and got so see some great music so I can’t complain.
I think we all need to spend some time with friends where everyone can just chill out and listen to some great music and drink severely overpriced beer. That is what the music scene is built around and I have to say that I do not object.
Lastly, I won’t have a show next week as I will be out of town. So this is it for a couple weeks,

Sweepstakes – Gorillaz
Ur Hott – Butterfly Bones
All Around And Away We Go – Twin Sister
Eyes Music – Happy Birthday
Disappearing Act – The Mantles
Twin Peaks – Surfer Blood
Flash Delirium – MGMT
D.R.U.G.S. – The Ravonettes
Track 07 – Washed Out
The Blues Are Still Blue – Belle & Sebastian
Fangela – Here We Go Magic
Life Magazine – Cold Cave
Morgan – Cloud Nothings
The Testimony Of Patience Kershaw – Unthanks
Belong – Washed Out
When Amber Melts – Art Museums
Pool Swimmers – Real Estate
Swimming Field – Memory Tapes
What’s In It For? – Avi Buffalo
Sleep Paralysist – Neon Indian
Full Moon – Efterklang
Circling – Four Tet
Wet Cement – The Morning Benders
Save Your Love – Sally Shaprio
Leafmask – Seabear
Despicable Dogs (Washed Out Remix) – Small Black
Ascending Melody – Dirty Projectors

Vinyl Countdown

10. Alcatraz – Kasper Bjorke
9. Adoration – Fluffy Lumbers
8. I Just Want To See Your Face – Serena-Maneesh
7. Dream City – Free Energy
6. World News – Local Natives
5. Found Out – Caribou
4. Gay Human Bones – Harlem
3. Satellite Snyper – Pantha Du Prince
2. I Will Be – Dum Dum Girls
1. Free Energy – Free Energy

3-01-10 Fastest Year Ever?

Hello Friends,

It’s already March. I think 2k10 might be the quickest year yet, it’s certainly starting to look that way. I think it’s weird that humans perceive time so oddly. Sometimes weeks feel like months or seconds. I feel like time should pick a speed at which to pass and stick with it. My experience has been that time seems both faster than normal and shorter than normal simultaneously. For example, if I go on vacation for a few days, I feel like I’ve been gone forever and also feel like I never left. It’s strange and I think contributes to why I time seems to pass so quickly even though each day feels pretty long. What was your favorite moment of 2k10 so far? I’m not sure what mine was. Maybe it was Barack Obama making the first kinda-presidential tweet. What was your favorite moment?
I feel like I haven’t gone to a show to see a band live in a long time. I think that, as avid music listeners, we should make sure we get out to see a lot of live shows and support bands that we really like. Hopefully I’ll catch a lot of bands in the next couple weeks as artists pass through DFW on their way to Austin for South By Southwest. I feel like  you’re all probably annoyed by the amount I’ve been talking about South By Southwest. It will be my first festival, so I am very excited.

Ya Tu Sabe – Lil Daggers
Glacially – Asobi Seksu
Get Me Away From Here, I’m Dying – Belle & Sebastian
Ecstasy – jj
Trick Pony – Charlotte Gainsbourg
Morgan – Cloud Nothings
Up All Night – Best Coast
At A Glance (Toro Y Moi remix) – Body Language
Gypsy – Suzanne Vega
Underground – Reading Rainbow
Femme Fatale – The Velvet Underground
Beach Comber – Real Estate
God & Suicide – Blitzen Trapper
Paint Yourself – White Denim
Quakes – Flying Lotus
Who Do You Love (Handsomeboy Technique Remix) – Museum Of Bellas Artes
When The Ship Comes In – Bob Dylan
When They Fight, They Fight – The Generationals
Phone Call – Washed Out
Jail La La – Dum Dum Girls
Odessa – Caribou
Me And The Devil – Gil Scott-Heron
Friendly Ghost – Harlem
Airplanes – Local Natives
What Did He Say – Nite Jewel
Hatari (Drunkenmonkey Remix) – tUnE-YaRdS
Friends Were Gone – Wavves
Hazel – Junior Boys
What Would I Want? Sky – Animal Collective
Horse Stomach – dem hunger

Vinyl Countdown

10. Let Her Dance – The Bobby Fuller Four
9. Modern Drift – Efterklang
8. Mind, Drips (Summer Dregs Remix) – Neon Indian
7. Wooden Teeth – Seabear
6. Bonfire – Memoryhouse
5. Lissoms – Toro Y Moi
4. Big Dipper – Delorean
3. Thieves – She & Him
2. Easy – Joanna Newsom
1. Subliminal Message – Happy Birthday

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