Song : Blue Hawaii : “Get Happy”

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Montreal’s Blue Hawaii are streaming a new song “Get Happy” and a double-time edit of the song they have dubbed “Get Happier”. According to the pair, the song has existed since the beginning of the year, but got lost in the shuffle of moving and touring. The original is more softer in presentation, while the edit creates more of a chaotic mood. It is a nice contrast. Stream both below.

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Today’s MOKB on SIRIUS XMU Blog Radio Playlist : 10/21/14

Here’s the playlist from today’s My Old Kentucky Blog Radio on SIRIUS XMU, Channel 35!

Tune in to channel 35 on SIRIUS XM at Noon ET or 12am ET/9pm PST each and every Tuesday! For mobile and online users, be sure to look for us in the on demand section!

Ariel Pink – Black Ballerina
Face+Heel – Silver Scratches
Porches – Forgive (ft. Greta Kline)
Ekkah – Last Chance to Dance
Parquet Courts – Uncast Shadow of a Southern Myth
Viet Cong – Continental Shelf
Twin Peaks – Making Breakfast
Pell – Wait On Me (ft. Dent May)
Ghostface Killah & BADBADNOTGOOD – Gunshowers (ft. Elzhi)
Blackroc (The Black Keys, Ol’ Dirty Bastard & Ludacris) – Coochie
Spires – Sleepy Eyes
BORNS – 10,000 Emerald Pools
Tobtok – Savanna (ft. River)
Sevdaliza – Backseat Love
Korallreven – Spirit Away (ft. China)
Warehouse Eyes – Tokyo
Sister Crystals – Obsidian
Weaves – Shithole
Vaults – Vultures
Suiix – Hi
Palace – I Want What You Got
Sui Zhen – Infinity Street
Glycerine Queens – Sleep Deprivation
Tourist – Wait
Aria – Shot In The Dark
Mura Masa – Girl
Cookies – Music For Touching
Miley Cyrus – Do My Thang (Lemi Vice & Action Jackson remix)

Song : CHVRCHES : “Get Away”

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BBC radio’s Zane Lowe has recently undertaken the lofty task of giving an alternate take to the impeccable Drive Soundtrack called Radio One Rescores: Drive – Curated By Zane Lowe. While we in no way believe that the original is in need of being redone, it does bring the opportunity to hear new stuff from the likes of Foals, SBTRKT, BANKS, Jon Hopkins, among others, and this song from CHVRCHES titled “Get Away”. While it doesn’t have some of the soaring moments of some of the songs on their debut, it still is always nice to have a new tune from the Glasgow trio. Stream below.

Song : Ariel Pink : “Black Ballerina”

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Ariel Pink follows up “Put Your Number In My Phone” with this fantastic new cut “Black Ballerina”. It holds that quintessential Ariel Pink quirkiness. While it just dropped, we know this one is going to stick in the rotation for a while. It might be our favorite from him since “Round and Round”. The song will appear on his upcoming new double-LP, pom pom, out on November 18th via 4AD. Listen below.

Song : Suixx : “Hi”

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Suixx is the moniker taken by Sydney’s Sarah Jullienne. Her latest song, titled “Hi”, is what we imagine it would sound like if Tame Impala and Beach House hooked up and mixed their sonic aesthetics. The song is just another example on how Australia has been killing it lately with its musical exports. Expect it to appear on her forthcoming debut EP slated sometime in the very near future, possibly before the end of the year. Stream below.

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Video : FKA Twigs : #throughglass

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FKA Twigs is an artist in the truest since, not only in music, but also using visuals and dancing as an outlet. Today, she revealed a new concept film titled #throughglass that sees her drawing inspiration from choreography inspirations she’s searched for using Google Glass, also using the device in filming. It is soundtracked using reworked versions of her songs “Video Girl” and “Glass & Patron”. Calling it captivating would be an understatement. Watch below.

Video : Joe Moore : “A Short Skate Film” (by Brett Novak)

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Director, editor and visual effects artist Brett Novak creates some of the most mesmerizing and breathtaking videos around meshing together skateboarding and music. We could spend hours watching his Youtube channel sifting through his catalog and recommend that you do. His latest visual features Mentality pro Joe Moore and the mouthful of a song “You Cannot Cast Out the Demons (You Might As Well Dance)” from Berlin’s Get Well Soon. Watch below.

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Song : Weaves : “Shithole”

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Having released their debut EP earlier this year, Toronto’s Weaves have a new song “Shithole” out next week via Buzz Records. It is catchy as hell slacker rock indebted to the ’90s full of angst and disenchantment. Something we would have listened to back in the day when we were up to no good. Stream below.