Wolfsheim – Once In A Lifetime

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Well, I guess I’m late to the game on this one. Neverheard of Wolfsheim until today and I’m pleasently surprised how good they are at crafting memoriable synthpop/goth tunes. Vocals remind of Peter Murphy, from Bauhaus fame.

Be sure to check out thier myspace page for more tunes.

[audio:http://highrize.wordpress.com/files/2007/10/05-wolfsheim-once-in-a-lifetime.mp3]

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Parrondo – Bolas Bug

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Parrondo, aka Jose Parrondo primarily known as a Belgian book author of  children’s books, released an album in 2004 from which this track is found.    
Parrondo travels in the same vein as Cocorosie, with its whimsical sounds and toy instruments.  

[audio:http://highrize.wordpress.com/files/2007/10/parrondo-01-bolas-bug.mp3]

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Dan Kelly – Nothing Compares To You

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Found this track on http://marchonelectricchildren.blogspot.com/

This cover of Sinead O’Connor’s – “Nothing Compares To You” (written by Prince)    reminds of the acoustic cover of “Somewhre Over the Rainbow” by Isreal Kamakawiwo Ole with it’s mandalin and  warm vocals.

[audio:http://highrize.wordpress.com/files/2007/10/dan-kelly-nothing-compares-to-you.mp3]

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Here’s the Kamakawiwo cover of    “Somewhre Over the Rainbow”

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2A2Jt4WOxN8]

The Ting Tings – That’s Not My Name

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This male / female duo produce sunshine fun drenched indie rock/electronic/pop music that is quite catchy.  

Not the greatest quality video, but her it is none the less:

 

 

 

[youtube=http://youtube.com/watch?v=W04mvLc6zGI ]