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SOTD for 6/25/2009: Kimya Dawson – “Loose Lips”

June 26, 2009

Today’s Song of the Day:  Kimya Dawson – “Loose Lips” It can generally be said that behind every great movie lies a great soundtrack.  The 2007 hit movie Juno was no exception to this rule, as the movie featured five songs from Dawson.  “Loose Lips” is a very chill song.  Acknowledging that a lot of things in life […]

SOTD for 6/24/2009: The Decks – “What It Is, Really”

June 24, 2009

Today’s Song of the Day:  The Decks – “What It Is, Really”  Tonight, SOTD is reaching deep into its jar of unknown indie rock music.  The Decks are a surprisingly good, little-known band from the suburbs of Washington D.C.  Labeling themselves as “Electroacoustic indie pop,” The Decks make music that is catchy but pensive.  “What It Is, Really” […]

SOTD for 6/23/2009: Miike Snow – “Silvia”

June 23, 2009

Today’s Song of the Day:  Miike Snow – “Silvia” Do not let your eyes confuse you – Miike Snow is not supposed to read “Mike Snow.”  Miike Snow is a Swedish indie electropop group named after the famed Japanese director Takashi Miike.  Miike is fairly well-known among film fans for his violent and often unnerving movies, […]

SOTD for 6/22/2009: Neutral Milk Hotel – “In the Aeroplane Over the Sea”

June 22, 2009

Today’s Song of the Day:    Neutral Milk Hotel – “In the Aeroplane Over the Sea” (Submitted by Kapil Kale) Although Neutral Milk Hotel disbanded in 1999, their music echoes on in the collections of indie music enthusiasts.  Met with limited commercial success, their 1998 album In the Aeroplane Over the Sea received significant critical […]

SOTD for 6/19/2009: Two Door Cinema Club – “Something Good Can Work”

June 22, 2009

Today’s Song of the Day:    Two Door Cinema Club – “Something Good Can Work” Whatever the initial concept was for the debut single from UK-based Two Door Cinema Club, it is certainly working.  After checking out this single, it is inconceivable to the minds at SOTD that this group could be a still unsigned […]

SOTD for 6/18/2009: The Flaming Lips – “The Sound of Failure”

June 22, 2009

Today’s Song of the Day:    Flaming Lips – “The Sound of Failure / It’s Dark…Is It Always This Dark?” Truly, the Flaming Lips deserve a better entry than the SOTD team has time for today.  Be that as it may, the failure of SOTD to give it to them is somewhat in line with […]

SOTD for 6/17/2009: Deastro – “Light Powered”

June 22, 2009

Today’s Song of the Day:  Deastro – “Light-Powered” SOTD has a special treat for its members today.  Detroit-based musical prodigy Randy Chabot, also known as the mastermind behind Deastro, first began recording albums at the age of 12.  As a young child, Chabot, like many of us, was prone to wild, childish fantasies.  Instead of reaching […]

SOTD for 6/16/2009: Iron & Wine – “Love and Some Verses”

June 16, 2009

Today’s Song of the Day:  Iron & Wine – “Love and Some Verses” (Submitted by Rikin Vasani) Samuel Beam is not one to rush, musically speaking.  For one, his music is patient and soft, with light vocals supported by the gentle play of stringed instruments like the banjo, acoustic guitar, and slide guitar.  For another, Beam did […]

SOTD for 6/15/2009: Saves the Day – “At Your Funeral”

June 16, 2009

Today’s Song of the Day:  Saves the Day – “At Your Funeral” We’re not sure what drove it, but the SOTD team had death on its mind once again today.  As such, we decided to reach way back into our pocket and pull out a 2001 release by New Jersey-born rock band Saves The Day.   “At Your […]

SOTD for 6/12/2009: Dirty Projectors – “Stillness is the Move”

June 13, 2009

  Today’s Song of the Day:  Dirty Projectors – “Stillness is the Move” From the moment of Dirty Projectors‘ June 9th release of Bitte Orca, “Stillness is the Move” has been kept close to the hearts of the SOTD team.  It’s a simple, smooth song on the surface that invites the listener to bob and sway their head, […]