[MP3 Playlist] Indie Dojo (January 2014 Round #1)

indie-dojo-music-ninjaHow are those New Year’s resolutions coming along? Hopefully you are on the right path to conquering each and every one. Hey,  if one of them happens to be visiting the Indie Dojo at least a couple times a week, looks like you are on the right track. Keep it up, Champ. You’ve got this.

Sheep, Dog & Wolf
Rice Cultivation Society
King Midas
Slum Sociable
Constantly Changing
Spirit Faces
Coins on Your Eyes


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[Indie Pop] Bombay Bicycle Club – Luna

Bombay Bicycle Club

When the weather outside is bleak and mind numbingly cold, sometimes you just need something to remind you what summer feels like. Good thing for us, Bombay Bicycle Club have that covered with their enchanting new single, “Luna.” This feel-good anthem is a magical ride all its own, with an inspiringly elated chorus that’ll make you want to throw your arms up and join right in. It definitely sets a positive tone for the release of their upcoming album, So Long, See You Tomorrow, which will be out stateside on February 4th. You can stream the track above, or watch the quirky visuals (which features a pretty impressive synchronized swimming routine) below.

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[Funky] St. Vincent – Digital Witness

St. Vincent
Digital Witness

Who doesn’t like their social commentary served with a side of fun? Because this is the “Digital Age” that we’re living in, St. Vincent deemed it appropriate to discuss our unhealthy obsession with our screens (something Deadmau5 might agree with). Playful lyrics like “People turn their TV on, it looks just like a window,” and “If I can’t show it / If you can’t see me / What’s the point of doing anything,” really aim to understand the logic behind these behaviors. There’s no need to take the subject matter too seriously however, as “Digital Witness” has enough funky guitar riffs to get you up off your smart phone and shuffling towards the dancefloor. Check out the single above, and make sure to pre-order St. Vincent’s self-titled LP before it hits shelves on February 25th.

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[Funky] Chromeo – Come Alive (Ft. Toro y Moi)

Come Alive
Come Alive (feat. Toro y Moi)

Electro-funk duo Chromeo have been putting in work for the last few months as they prepare for the release of their 4th studio album, White Women. With some already quality releases, the project promises to continue Chromeo’s contribution to the resurgence of funk in the 21st century.

On their latest release, the talented producers team up with another funk ambassador in Chaz Bundick of Toro y Moi for the vintage, feel-good “Come Alive.” This one is a perfect pick-me-up for today, the first Monday after the holiday vacation. Vibe out above and keep an eye out for White Women, which should be released in the next few months. 

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Sunday Night Soul [Vol. 8]

Sunday Night Soul

We hope you’ve all had a productive 2014 so far. If you’re like those of us in the Midwest however, you’ve most likely been stranded inside all weekend. While we deal with temperatures dipping into the negatives, we’ve compiled a little something here to help warm you up (DISCLAIMER: we can’t promise you’ll actually feel physically warmer). This latest collection of tracks is sure to distract you from the frigid conditions outside, with enchanting tunes from Phil Beaudreau, Blackbear, Daniel J and Charlie Puth ready to melt your heart. Of course no Sunday Night Soul is complete without the remixes, and we’ve got plenty to offer, ranging from the sensual, the playful, the emotional, and more from producers like Sango, IAMNOBODI, Arnold (M|O|D) and T-AARONmusic. With that being said, it’s officially time to hit play and begin the heating process. We hope you made it your resolution to listen to more Sunday Night Soul in 2014!

After The Smoke
d r o w s y o u t r o d u c t i o n
Shelbie Pt. 2 Feat. Låpsley
Uedra & Bonnie Legion
Bottle Me Up
Alex Isley
Retro Wilhelm
Leo Haze
Colors of Blue (Ft. Willow)
Beautiful One
Daniel J
Pia Mia
King Avriel
Prelude (IAMNOBODI Remix)
Miley Cyrus
Adore You (T AARONmusic REMIX)
The One (Massea Bootleg)
Jhene Aiko
The Worst (Austin Millz Remix)
BB Dont Cry (Its Gon Be Ok)
Justin Timberlake feat Jay Z
Suit & Tie (b.cause west coast edit)
Sunshine (ft. Alexander ONeal)
Phil Beaudreau
Timothy Bloom
Stand In The Way (of My Love)
Arnold (M O D)
100 Dreams (i Luv Your Girl Rmx)
Knight One
A Second Time (feat. LÉtranger)
Charlie Puth
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The Trap Dojo #62 [MP3 Playlist]


To kick off 2014 we’re featuring a smorgasbord of 808 madness. Mr. Carmack dropped a 17-track EP titled “Dimebag” and it’s chop full of anthems. We’re featuring “BLACKBIRDS”, “TOUR FOR WHAT”, “AFRICAN BEAT (FUTURE)”, and “SIMPLER”. Next up is 20syl with another flawless remix, this time flipping Kendrick Lamar. Flosstradamus teamed up with none other than Waka Flocka, in this anthem titled “Too Turnt Up (TTU)”. Cashmere Cat‘s highly anticipated EP, ‘Wedding Bells’ is due to drop, and this “Untitled” track is just a preview of what’s to come. Also make sure to check Stwo‘s remix of Cashmere Cat’s track “With Me”. Make sure to check out the rest of the tunes from: King Henry, Atlantis, Ori Shochat, GLΛSS, Mayhem, Antiserum, Yellow Claw, Ryan Hemsworth, Baauer, Hudson Mohawke, and more. Cheers.

Mr. Carmack
Kendrick Lamar
Sing that shit (20syl Juicy Remix)
Mr. Carmack
Mr. Carmack
Flosstradamus feat. Waka Flocka
Too Turnt Up (TTU)
Cashmere Cat
Cashmere Cat
With Me (Stwo Edit)
King Henry
i smoke, i drink
Mr. Carmack
SIMPLER ( Out Now)
It Wont Stop (Atlantis Remix)
Ori Shochat
Mayhem x Antiserum
Mr. Carmack
Tat My Name (Original Mix) Free Download
Yellow Claw & GRX & Cesqeaux
Good 2 U
Mr. Carmack
Just Blaze x Mysto & Pizzi 1UP!
Ribs (Lets Have A Sleepover Version)
Hudson Mohawke
Sweater Beats
Feel Me (Falcons Remix)
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[Folking Amazing] Opus Orange x Emy Reynolds – If You Want to Sing Out, Sing Out

If You Want To Sing Out Sing Out

If there’s one thing this blogger loves, it’s a great cover. If there’s one thing this blogger loves even more, it’s a folk cover. In a collaborative effort between Santa Monica folk rockers Opus Orange and Ojai based Emy Reynolds, we’re offered up a lovely cover of Cat Steven’s “If You Want To Sing Out, Sing Out.”

The original sing along nature of the song is maintained in this campfire appropriate interpretation. Sit back and enjoy the ride.

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