Keep Hope Inside Podcast#8

on Saturday, May 31, 2008
Taking a quick break from my neverending second birthday guest blogging celebrations ('The Two Year Itch'), I decided to rustle up a quick podcast. Although I really hesitate to use the word podcast here. There is no speakyspeaky here. Which a lot of bloggers still consider as perfectly acceptable as a podcast but I think it's probably more accurately, a mixtape. But with the popularity of [Muxtape], this may be a turn for the better? It's meant to be about the music and not me, anyway.

Keep Hope Inside Podcast#8 (30mb, 32.49mins)
Intro (created with samples by Michael Oster)

1) Super Tennis - Super Tennis Theme Song
A bizzarely thrilling concotion of screamo, math and indie pop.

2) Eugene Francis Jr - Beginners
Hypnotic Beck-like pop.
Buy his debut album 'The Golden Beatle' from his [MySpace]

3) Skyhorse - Don't Open Up
Joining fellow London teenagers White Lies in reflecting a dynamically moody eighties sound but with a more pleasing, anthemic vibe.

4) The Winchell Riots - Histories
An intense track signalling their triumphant rise from the ashes of Fell City Girl.
Order the 'Histories EP' from their [MySpace]

5) The Satin Peaches - Wash It Away
Like Billy Corgan fronted Tokyo Police Club; this brings back joyful memories of Zwan.

6) Sportsday Megaphone - Young Lust
A modern day love song from Hugh 'laptoptronica' Frost.

7) Fear Of Music - Ropes Out Of Sheets
Epic, sweeping soundscapes a la Muse.

8) The xx - Teardrops
A captivatingly Womack & Womack cover from these hotly tipped Londoners. Smooth.

9) Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip - Look For The Woman (Zane Lowe Mix)
Zane Lowe adds his dreamy take to DLSvsSP's poppiest song
[MySpace]//The debut album 'Angles' is out now.

10) Rose Kemp - Nanny's World
If Regina Spektor woke up thinking she was Bjork and Portishead. At the same time.

Tracks used with permission or made freely available on the internet by the artist at the time.

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Thanks and hope people aren't too disappointed by lack of talking but let me know if you think it's actually better this way!

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