Cool Fuzz by Moon Cities

http://tmwk.com/lampshade/COOLFUZZ.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download A cassette style mix of timeless cool summer evening jams. 1. The New Pornographers – Failsafe 2. Damien Jurado – Caskets 3. The M’s – Big Sound 4. DM Stith – Suzanne (Randy Newman cover) 5. Here We Go Magic – Tunnelvision 6. Citay – Final Fantasy …

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You Have Been A Dwelling Place by Scholastics

http://tmwk.com/lampshade/Scholastics-You_Have_Been_Our_Dwelling_Place.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download This is a mix designed around gospel house music. Although there’s a lot of the wonderful soulful vocal house sound that’s associated with that phrase, it draws from other traditions in house music as well, dipping into 90s deep house and bass-influenced house music. I tried to …

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30,000 is the new 8 by Scholastics

http://tmwk.com/lampshade/30000-is-the-New-8.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Inspired by the BBC Radio One Essential mix, this is a wide-ranging 2 hour dance mix designed to work in your headphones or on a dance floor.  It starts off with some weaponized pop sugar, but quickly becomes more complicated, blending together afrobeat, nu-disco, rap, post-punk, and …

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Shibuya Summer pt. 2 by Moon Cities

http://www.tmwk.com/lampshade/shibuya_summer_2.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Here’s part 2 of the shibuya-kei primer, this time focusing on influences of the genre, artists who were influenced by it, and music that co-evolved along the same lines. It also happens to be some great summer fun time music! 1. Primal Scream – Loaded 2. Gorillaz …

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Shibuya Summer pt. 1 by Moon Cities

http://tmwk.com/lampshade/shibuya_summer_1.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download This is something of a primer on that mid-90s Japanese melting pot sound, shibuya-kei. Drawing equally from Brazilian bossa nova, French nouvelle chanson, electronic experimentalism, synth-pop and twee, this sound exploded into life in the early 90s and was heavily influential through the late 90s and early …

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A December Adventure Mix by Moon Cities

http://www.tmwk.com/lampshade/A_December-Adventure-Mix.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download An instrumental mix of sylvan reading music for the December Adventure Hobbit book club. (decemberadventure.tumblr.com) 1. Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Title 2. Jim Guthrie – Dark Flute 3. Ombre – Cara Falsa 4. Clams Casino – Wizard 5. Bibio – Saint Christopher 6. …

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“Direct from the Islands” by Scholastics

http://www.tmwk.com/lampshade/direct-from-the-islands.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download This is an hour long exotica mix, mixing classics and rarities, Golden Age and modern era. If you’re not familiar with the “genre” of exotica, there are a couple of great primers here (www.ambientexotica.com/aboutexotica/) and here (exoticaproject.com/about.php), but the basic idea is that it’s white people making an …

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