Tag Archives: Ryan Bingham

Summer in Chicago Mix 2010

With back-to-back dinner parties this weekend, I of course had to spend a good chunk of time obsessing about the proper soundtrack for said soirees.  The answer I came up with is the collection presented here: 19 food and family friendly tracks you probably haven’t heard but will want to.

For loyal readers of this blog, this CD will serve as a nostalgic tour through the mellower tracks that have emerged as my favorites over the last year or so.  For the newbies out there, feel free to search the artists’ names on the blog so that you can learn more about them.  And do track down their commercial releases: there’s not a band on here that’s not worth the price of admission.

Anyway, without further ado, here’s the track list and the link to the music. Continue reading

Interestingness for the Interim

Yo.  Wrist is put back together but still crazy hurts when I type, so I’ll stick to a quick highlight of three great new songs that I’m feeling and think you might too: one from a new genre, one a new cover of an old favorite, and a new alt-ish country crooner.

For the adventurous among you, a new *genre* has popped up recently: Moombahton.  It’s Dutch house music screwed down to sound like Reggaeton’s interesting little brother.  Check a bit here and below.

Metele Bellaco

Okay, admittedly that was a bit different.  For the not so out there of you out there, here’s an interestingly chillaxed Pumpkins cover by Passion Pit.

Tonight, Tonight (Smashing Pumpkins Cover), Passion Pit

And for those of you a bit adrift since Ryan Adams went off to marital bliss with Mandy Moore, here’s another Ryan whom we should at least give a listen.

Southside of Heaven, Ryan Bingham

Lots more to share, will see y’all again soon.

Note: this post was posted one-handed.