MizMuze

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MizMuze’s Top Ten Albums of 2010 January 3, 2011

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

Well, it’s finally here…what you’ve been waiting for all year…MizMuze’s Top Ten Albums of 2010!

This is what MizMuze has been listening to 24/7/365 in 2010 (Click the SOTD link to read and hear about the best new music around):

10) Twin ShadowForget (SOTD on 8/25/2010)

9) Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti Before Today (SOTD on 6/23/2010)

8) Local NativesGorilla Manor (SOTD on 4/29/2010)

7) YeasayerOdd Blood (SOTD on 2/23/2010)

6) Sleigh BellsTreats (SOTD on 2/16/2010)

5) Best CoastCrazy for You (SOTD on 3/11/2010)

4) Arcade FireThe Suburbs (SOTD on 8/3/2010)

3) DeerhunterHalcyon Digest (SOTD on 8/20/2010)

2) LCD SoundsystemThis Is Happening (SOTD on 4/15/2010)

And now…drumroll please!  The #1 album should come as no surprise to anyone who has been a MizMuzer for some time, as this list hasn’t changed much since my Mid-Year Best Of, and because I have been posting about and singing this band’s praises and have literally been spinning this album non-stop since it was released on 1/26/2010 (btw, hope you already got your tix to see them, as their 2.18.2011 show at The Fillmore is sold out):

1) Beach HouseTeen Dream (SOTD on 1/19/2010)

Beach House – Norway

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Treasure Island 2010 Music Festival Lineup Just Announced July 12, 2010

This year’s Treasure Island Music Festival will take place on 10/16/2010 and 10/17/2010!  Headliners on Saturday are LCD Soundsystem and on Sunday are Belle & Sebastian!!!

Check out the amazing full line-up… 

Saturday, October 16th: LCD Soundsystem, Deadmau5, Kruder & Dorfmeister, Miike Snow, !!! (Chk Chk Chk), Die Antwoord, Little Dragon, Four Tet, Holy F*ck, Phantogram, Jamaica, Wallpaper, Maus Haus

Sunday, October 17th: Belle & Sebastian, The National, Broken Social Scene, She & Him, Superchunk, Rogue Wave, Surfer Blood, Ra Ra Riot, Monotonix, The Sea & the Cake, Phosphorescent, Papercuts, The Mumlers

Tickets on sale (2-day tix and VIP tix): Tuesday, July 13th at 10am PST

Single Day tickets on sale: Friday, July 16th at 10am PST

Tickets and more info: http://www.treasureislandfestival.com/

 

Best Albums of 2010…so far (what you should have been listening to for the past six months) July 1, 2010

Wow!  There have been some fantastic new releases in Twenty-Ten!!!

Below are MizMuze’s favorites albums of 2010 so far…basically, it’s what has been spinning from January to June.

Click on SOTD link next to each album to get a taste of the best so far:

1) Beach HouseTeen Dream (SOTD on 1/19/2010)

2) LCD SoundsystemThis Is Happening (SOTD on 4/15/2010)

3) Vampire WeekendContra (SOTD on 1/20/2010)

4) Broken BellsBroken Bells (SOTD on 3/12/2010)

5) Sleigh BellsTreats (SOTD on 2/16/2010)

6) Yeasayer Odd Blood (SOTD on 2/23/2010)

7) Local NativesGorilla Manor (SOTD on 4/29/2010)

8) Ariel Pink’s Haunted GraffitiBefore Today (SOTD on 6/23/2010)

9) Morning BendersBig Echo (SOTD on 3/9/2010)

10) Toro Y MoiCausers of This (SOTD on 5/20/2010)

 

Song of the Day – Thursday 4/15/2010 LCD Soundsystem April 15, 2010

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Yawwwn…streeeetch…too many shows and late nights for little MizMuze this week, but the SOTD must go on…

James Murphy who makes up New York based LCD Soundsystem brings a handful of  guest artists on the road with him to support his dance/punk/disco sound.

It was announced on the band’s website today that James et al have released their third album, This is Happening which officially drops 5/18/2010, to stream in its entirety, but here’s a little taste to whet your appetite immediately…

LCD Soundsystem – Drunk Girls

LCD Soundsystem – I Can Change

LCD Soundsystem will perform at the Fillmore on 6/3/2010.  Listen to their new, and purportedly last album here:

http://www.lcdsoundsystem.com/thisishappening/