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Backing up Last.FM scrobbles

Update:  Somewhere this year, Last.fm included an web-based way of doing this yourself: http://www.last.fm/settings/dataexporter - method below still works, and is more suited for a scheduled job-type of setup. One of the golden rules I’ve been applying lately is that no cloud service lasts forever. We’re all happily using Facebook, Gmail, … to …

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The Test Dream

It’s been all technical mumbo jumbo on my blog lately, so I’ll take the time to recommend The Test Dream, an awesome upcoming band from New York which I learned from on Twitter. If you like Wilco, Fleet Foxes, Tame Impala or any other non-standard rock band, make sure you …

Cecial: A mixtape

Here’s a mixtape I did this weekend. Contains a lot of music/samples I consider to have a great atmosphere. I also managed to cram in my remix of Nina Simone’s Don’t Explain (around 25:03) and the Noise version of Doves’ Firesuite (around 51:22). Full tracklist behind the cut. It’s all …

Best tracks of 2010

In no particular order. Every track is a YT link. Full playlist here. The Kleptones – Voodoo Sabotage (Beastie Boys vs. The Prodigy) Beach House – Norway Arcade Fire – Ready To Start Vampire Weekend – Horchata James Blake – Limit To Your Love Broken Bells – Mongrel Heart Run …

Def Surrounds Us

Today, DJ Shadow released 2 tracks on his website, downloadable for free in the next 24 hours. Having seen him playing the first track, Def Surrounds Us, live at the Rivierenhof in Deurne, I can recommend downloading the EP. If these tracks are a taste of things to come, it’s looking …