Archive for the 'Audibles' Category

We should have written about this a long time ago. The Mattson 2 played that Eames/House Industries party we attended awhile back, and all were very impressed. We never caught their name however, and have been calling them “Super Handsome Band” around the office, til fortunes smiled and we ran into them again @ Hitched. […]

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We blushed several shades when Matt McMurray* called wanting to make a mix for all of you here on the site, but were even more flattered when his Launderette inspired collection of songs turned out so beautiful and unique. The Sunlight Echos is cool and spooky, and the whole thing sounds like it’s being played […]

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Laud Launderette! Holiday hits are here: 1) Zat You Santa Claus? – Louis Armstrong 2) Got Something For You – Best Coast & Wavves 3) Deilng Er Jorden – Kings Of Convenience 4) Christmas All Summer Long – Deer Tick 5) Holiday Road – Matt Pond PA 6) Christmas Wrapping – The Waitresses 7) It’s […]

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Thanksgiving is good, other than eating bird, it’s a holiday up for interpretation. Come up with your own new tradition this year. • Write a list of things you’re thankful for • Bicycle or hike • Have a dance-off • Bocce ball • Rake Leaves • Design a bird call • Plant something (add trout) […]

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The Books – Smells Like Content This music video by The Books is several years old, but the band is fitting for Launderette and this week’s theme. The charming simplicity of the video is quite enjoyable.

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Closing out Bee Week here on Launderette we thought we’d pollinate the start of your weekend with a sweet honeycomb, bee-themed mixtape. • 1. Birds & the Bees – The Bird & The Bee 2. Bees Bein’ Strugglin’ – Octopus Project 3. Bees – Caribou 4. Me And The Bees – The Softies 5. Sky […]

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! Hope you’re wearing your green and acting polite. We will announce the Bow Tie winner in just a few hours, but so that we all win a little today – we’ve put together some holiday “diddleeidie” to keep the banshees and harpies at bay. Look at it sittin’ there. Like […]

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We got together with Los Angeles DJ, National Geographic, and put together a Launderette-themed mixtape for everyone. Röyksopp, Whitest Boy Alive, Francis Lai, Friendly Fires, Ferraby Lionheart, Astor Piazzolla (Koop), OMD, St. Vincent, Robbie Dupree, Tyler Ramsey, Jim Noir, Metric, Phoenix (Ivan Beck), Loney, Dear… this is good stuff. The kind of thing we’d have on […]

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Here’s a fun one: Top 5 songs of the Aughts. Not 2009 – but the whole decade. Try and distill your last 10 years of music down to 5 songs. Best 5 songs…for you. Some of our very favorites didn’t make it to make room for others. Some might end up on your list that […]

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Yuletide cheer for ya’ ear: 1) Merry Christmas From Mr. T – Mr. T 2) Purple Snowflakes – Marvin Gaye 3) Winter Weather – Squirrel Nut Zippers 4) The Christmas Song – The Raveonettes 5) All I Want For Christmas (is my two front teeth) – Nat King Cole & His Trio 6) Carol Of […]

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