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Song of the Day – Wednesday 9/15/2010 Summer Camp September 15, 2010

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Quick SOTD as MizMuze has to dash off to another thrilling meeting. Fun. 

Summer Camp are London based duo Jeremy Warmsley and Elizabeth Sankey.  Their debut EP, Young was released last week on Moshi Moshi Records.

Summer Camp – Round the Moon




Song of the Day – Tuesday 7/13/2010 Belle & Sebastian July 13, 2010

Glaswegian indie poppers, Belle & Sebastian have been around since 1996 and haven’t released any new material since 2006, but the 7-piece lads and lassie will be headlining the second day of the Treasure Island Music Festival on 10/17/2010.  Their single, “Step Into My Office, Baby” comes off their 2003 LP, Dear Catastrophe Waitress

Belle & Sebastian – Step Into My Office, Baby




Song of the Day – Tuesday 6/29/2010 Mates of State and Girls June 29, 2010

MizMuze is bringing you a 2fer Tuesday with Mates of State and Girls!

Husband and wife team, Mates of State, released their sixth album, Crushes (The Covers Mixtape) on 6/15/2010.  The album is obviously cover songs and the band explains why they choose to make a covers album: “We’ve been talking about doing a covers record for a long time. We’d hear a great song at 2 AM while driving the straight line from one part of Texas to the next, and all we’d want to do is play that song as if we had written it.”

Mates of State cover everyone from The Mars Volta, Belle & Sebastian, Death Cab for Cutie, Tom Waits, Nick Cave, Fleetwood Mac, Vashti Bunyan, Dear Nora, Daniel Johnston, and San Francisco’s Girls with their version of “Laura.” 

Mates of State will be performing two nights at the Great American Music Hall…tomorrow 6/30 and Thursday 7/1…

Mates of State – Laura

Below is the original song “Laura” from San Francisco indie rockers, Girls, whose debut album, Album received a 9.1 on Pitchfork and earned the #5 spot on Spin Magazine’s best album of 2009 list. 

Girls – Laura