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MEMORY TAPES GRACE CONFUSION

Memory Tapes' sprawling, heartfelt, beautifully flawed new LP Grace/Confusion is out today on Carpark, and while we continue to attempt to wrap our heads around the record's layered intricacies and thrilling/unexpected/emotional melodic turns, we're commemorating the occasion by handing the blog over to Memory Tapes mastermind Dayve Hawk for the day...

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Memory Tapes – “Replaced” mix

MEMORY TAPES REPLACED

mp3: Memory Tapes – “Walk Me Home 2″

WALK ME HOME 2

Just in time to soundtrack your Halloween, Memory Tapes drops the sequel to his cinematic, horror-flick-inspired 2009 "Walk Me Home" minimix:

premiere: Memory Tapes – The Autumn Reel mix

MEMORY TAPES AUTUMN REEL

Here's a brand new mix from Memory Tapes, which Dayve Hawk tells us is comprised entirely of "unreleased, original stuff: tracks from GRACE/CONFUSION, excerpts from "Black Reel" and some other b-sides and remix work...

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memory tapes :: “bicycle”

memory tapes :: "bicycle"

The mysterious forces behind Weird Tapes + Memory Cassette -- which may or may not have been the same person all along -- have "merged" to form Memory Tapes, and will be releasing a new full-length this fall (limited vinyl run on Acephale and Something In Construction in September, with a wider release to follow)...

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yeah yeah yeahs x weird tapes

yeah yeah yeahs x weird tapes

Weird Tapes reworks Yeah Yeah Yeah's "Heads Will Roll," turning it into an extended ethereal dreamwave (best/worst new genre name) gem. Download Weird Tapes' version here.

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Apropos of nothing, some cover art for a few upcoming releases we like:


white denim | fits (june 22)

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neon indian | psychic chasms (soon)

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animal collective | summertime clothes (july 7)

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serio

serio

I can't say that I've ever heard the original version of this song from Australia's Lost Valentinos, but I'm willing to bet that it wasn't this bizarre and awesome before Weird Tapes got a hold of it:

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The second enthralling and slightly disturbing video from one of the best albums of 09 so far...

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faux fox x weird tapes

faux fox x weird tapes

Denton's own Faux Fox, reworked by the mysterious and prolific Weird Tapes:

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On a related note, Weird Tapes just posted up this nostalgia-tinged lo-fi seasonal jam for free download:

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bright shinies

bright shinies

Austin's the Octopus Project have released what is possibly the best animated video I've seen this year (sorry Radiohead, Deerhoof, etc). But the sad wail of Yvonne Lambert's theremin is just complemented so well by animator Divya Srinivasan's whimsical ghosts and dancing woodland creatures, giving this lovely track -- which is well over a year old -- some new life (via):

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Watch the clip in larger, higher-res format here, and catch the Octopus Project's impossibly charming live show at the Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin next month...

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nightstalking

nightstalking

The prolific and mysterious Weird Tapes keeps sending me his newest cinematic/hypnotic late night jams, so I'll keep posting them.

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Download both Nightstalking tracks at Weird Tapes' blog. And, if you neglected to grab the Gram Parsons-sampling "Home" the first time around:

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