My dad used to work for Tiny Mix Tapes. It was, and still is, a respectable review website. He specialized in music reviews, something I never really took into consideration at the time. I recently read through some of his old material, some of which are rave reviews of The Decemberists, Ghostface Killah, OutKast, and The Black Keys’ early work, and I noticed a common trend.
The end of Fall is less than a week away. Here’s a little mix to get through those grey days, that have you wanting to get back under the covers until spring. EDITORS MIX – DECEMBER 2015 by Antidote_Magazine on Mixcloud Asap Rocky, Misun, Taurus Riley, Oliver Nelson, FKJ, Nile Rodgers, Kaytranada, A-Trak,The Internet, Marcos Valle ETC.
Surfer Blood, the Florida-based indie rock band, first stumbled into fame in 2009 with their song “Swim” catching passing glances from prestigious music journalists. This song, as well as the band’s SXSW performance, shot Surfer Blood into a heated circle of anticipation. The youngsters had yet to put out a proper album.
It was early in the day when I received an email invite to something called a “Lollipop-Up show”. With that kind of title, why not look a little closer at the details? I was given a golden ticket to Toronto’s low-key best place to be a few days before the big fright.