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EMPT Premiere: Shindu – Just Go (Reflex Remix)

So, I’ve been lucky enough to have been rocking this on my iPod for two months now. And now it’s time that, as faithful listeners of all things good here at EMPT, we brought you the exclusive premiere one week in advance of its release: The Reflex remix of Shindu’s Just Go. Just Go is […]

Beirut – Postcards From Italy

I posted the new video for “La Llorona” (cry baby in spanish) yesterday and I have to admit, at first listen I was completely lost, then amazed, then lost again. That song is so theatrical and epic, it’s fantastic. You feel like your watching a movie, what kind I don’t know. Here’s “Postcards from Italy,” […]

Animal Collective – In the Flowers

The more I listen to this album the more I realize how impressive it is. I know were only a month into the new year but this could very well be the king of ‘09. Here’s “In The Flowers” from Merriweather Post Pavillion. Animal Collective – In the Flowers

The Bad Eliots – Cat’s Meow

Some of you may remember this song from the Snapple Antioxidant Water “Bubble Wrap” Commercial, some of you won’t. Either way, a very catchy tune. Equally impressive is the interactive music video for the song which takes place in a New York City subway car. I wasn’t sure what was going on at first but […]

Fleet Foxes – White Winter Hymnal

If you haven’t heard the Fleet Foxes – “Self Titled” album by now your being deprived of some high quality late-sixties sounding pop. These guys pack a very Simon & Garfunkel, Neil Young, Bob Dylan inspired style. The classical influence is also extremely apparent with their use of Baroque-esc harmonies and progressions, some go as […]

Vampire Weekend – Campus

It’s so easy to like Vampire Weekend that some people feel as if it’s not cool to do so. Ah, the many dimension of being a poseur. Too bad, your missing out on some good feeling music. Vampire Weekend – Campus

Lykke Li – Tonight

Too good. Had to post it again. Lykke Li – Tonight

Lykke Li – Dance, Dance, Dance

A good friend of mine put me on to this girl, here are two songs. “Tonight” has been one of my favorite songs since I heard it & Dance, Dance, Dance is pure quality. Lykke Li – Tonight Lykke Li – Dance, Dance, Dance