Happy Valentine’s Day From Music Between Friends!

Katie and I were trying to think of cool things to do with the blog this year, so YouTube videos? Sure, why not?

So, here we are each talking about the handful of songs we think/hope will satisfy whatever mood you are in this Valentine’s Day:

Sasha’s Songs:

Metronomy – The Look
The Flamingos – I Only Have Eyes For You
Miniature Tigers – Ugly Needs
Solange – Losing You
Gorillaz (feat. Little Dragon) – To Binge
Luke Lalonde – Undone
Born Ruffians – Red Elephant
Morrissey – I Don’t Mind if You Forget Me

Katie’s Songs:

Tv Girl – If You Want It
Broncho – Can’t Get past the lips
Jens Lekman – Your Arms Around Me
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – Home
Angel Olsen – creator, destroyer
Hall & Oates – She’s Gone

Download our Valentine’s day playlist or stream below:

Feel free to subscribe to the channel if you want to see more, or leave a comment of what you’d want us to talk about next. If we get a warm enough response I think we’ll try another… maybe with a fancier set-up (we used my MacBook for this one) but it was a fun experiment, hopefully you like the music and thanks for taking the time to visit our blog :)

TGIF Playlist: January 30, 2013

January is over and so is this work week. I’ll be headed to Classic Albums Live: The Beatles concert tonight (pretending I’m watching the real thing) so I’m kicking off this week’s playlist with a little Sir Paul McCartney. Hope everyone has a great weekend!

Paul McCartney & WingsLet ’em In





Toronto Concert Update: March, April, May, June, July, Aug

MARCH

Cloud Nothings @ Lee’s, 19+
Fri Mar 23, 2012 – $15.00

Dragonette @ Hoxton, 19+
Fri March 23, 2012 – $22.50

Passion Pit (The Indies) @ Fairmont Royal York, All Ages
Sat March 24, 2012 – $39.50

Fanfarlo @ Mod Club, 19+
Sat March 24, 2012 – $16.00

Sleigh Bells @ Phoenix, All Ages
Mon March 24, 2012 – $25.00

APRIL

Metronomy @ Hoxton, 19+
Mon April 2, 2012 – $16.00

The Naked And Famous w/ Vacationer @ Sound Academy, All Ages
Thurs April 5, 2012 – $24.00

Milagres @ Drake Hotel, 19+
Sat April 7, 2012 – $10.50

Yukon Blonde @ Lee’s, 19+
Thurs April 12, 2012 – $15.00

Said The Whale @ Great Hall, All Ages
Fri April 13, 2012 – $16.50

White Denim @ Horseshoe, 19+
Mon April 16, 2012 – $12.50

Nick Lowe @ Phoenix, 19+
Mon April 23, 2012 – $35.00

Chiddy Bang @ Hoxton, 19+
Wed April 25, 2012 – $25.00

Cults @ Phoenix, 19+
Wed April 25, 2012 – $18.00

The Drums @ Phoenix, 19+
Fri April 27, 2012 – $17.50

MAY

Miike Snow @ Sound Academy, All Ages
Tues May 1, 2012 – $28.00

School of Seven Bells @ Hoxton, 19+
Wed May 2, 2012 – $15.00

Yann Tiersen @ Horseshoe Tavern, 19+
Wed May 2, 2012 – $23.50

Future Islands @ Phoenix, 19+
Thurs May 3, 2012 – $11.50

Bear In Heaven @ Garrison, 19+
Sat May 5, 2012 – $11.50

Neon Indian @ Phoenix, 19+
Tues May 8, 2012 – $21.00

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros @ Kool Haus, All Ages
Sun May 13, 2012 – $31.00

Patrick Watson @ Music Hall, 19+
Tues May 29, 2012 – $31.00

JUNE

Zeus @ Phoenix, 19+
Sat June 9, 2012 – $16.00

Radiohead w/Caribou @ Downsview Park, All Ages
Sat June 16, 2012 – $66.50

Foster The People @ Downsview Park, All Ages
Tues June 29, 2012 – $39.50

JULY

Beirut @ Sound Academy, All Ages
Thurs July 19, 2012 – $36.50

Best Coast @ Phoenix, 19+
Sat July 21, 2012 – $19.50

AUGUST

tUnE-yArDs @ Phoenix, 19+
Wed Aug 1, 2012 – $21.00

Justice & M83 @ Fort York, All Ages
Sat Aug 4, 2012 – $49.00

Sasha’s Favourite Albums of 2011- ENTIRE LIST

#1 – Jay Z & Kanye West – Watch the Throne

I’m sure this one came a shocker (…not).  Even though a bunch of the songs act as advertisements, the quality of this album is hard to match, and it was an easy pick as favourite of the year.  You would have to be living under a rock to not have heard at least one of Watch the Throne’s singles/songs, and you would have to be hit by that rock upside the head to not enjoy it… And on that note I hope everyone has a great New Years Eve, I’d be willing to bet you will be hearing this song at least once (or 3 times like their encores on this tour).  Enjoy!

Jay-Z & Kanye WestGotta Have it

 – The English Riviera
#3 – Bon Iver – Bon Iver, Bon Iver 

#4 – Caveman – CoCo Beware

#5 – Foster the People – Torches

#6 – Lykke Li – Wounded Rhymes

#7 – tUnE-yArDs – WHO KILL


# 8 (TIE) – Drake – Take Care & Childish Gambino – CAMP

#9 – Florence and the Machine – Ceremonials (Deluxe Edition)

#10 – Arctic Monkeys – Suck it and See

Sasha’s Favourite Albums of 2011 Countdown: #2

# 2 – MetronomyThe English Riviera

Super-catchy, British electronic music.  There is not a song I’m not excited to hear on this album, and I will probably listen to it all day now that I’ve mentioned it.  Metronomy will also be coming to Toronto April 2nd to play the Hoxton.  Check them out.

Metronomy – We Broke Free
 

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