Music I Only Know About Because Of Press Releases

Here’s a handful of songs that I probably wouldn’t know about were it not for PR emails. Of the four, I think Neon Hitch’s cover of Gucci Gucci is my superfavorite, due mostly to the fact that Kreayshawn isn’t in it.

+ Alvin Risk – Snake Attack (Nicki Minaj vs. Joker)
Who is Alvin Risk? I don’t know. This remix is hot.

Snake Attack (Alvin risk vs Nicki Minaj vs Joker) by AlvinRisk

 

neon hitch via sheryl nields

+ Neon Hitch – Gucci Gucci (Kreayshawn cover)
Superfave. Neon Hitch is probably way more fun than any of us, right? I mean, I’m ok with that.

 

+ Metronomy remixes Gaga’s “You and I”
When Gaga released something that sounded more like a country crossover hit than a pop song, my first thought was,”Damn, I hope Metronomy does something intergalactic with this.”

That’s not true, but it could be.

goapele via savvy vitality

+ Goapele brings it on home with her chill sex song, Play. Rolling Stone says that Goapele sounds like the lovechild of Sade and D’Angelo, which basically means she’s slow, hot passionate sex in a candlelit room, possibly near the ocean, all night long. All weekend long. Like if Goapele was a weekend, you’d need to take Monday off.

You’re probably not a PR person, but maybe you have some songs you’d like to share?

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    Goapele! There has been soooo much sexy time to her music in my life.

    I only know “An Indian Summer” by Alpha-X because of a commercial I saw a couple of years ago…I can’t remember what the commercial was but I love the song.

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    “When Gaga released something that sounded more like a country crossover hit than a pop song, my first thought was,”Damn, I hope Metronomy does something intergalactic with this.”

    <3

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    Love all of these, especially Goapele

    Songs that came into my life randomly and I can’t stop listening to:
    Gentle Touch- “The View” “Sonnenfinsternis”
    Amor de Dias- “Bunhill Fields” “Late Mornings”
    Air France- “Collapsing At Your Doorstep”
    The Embassy- “Some Indulgence” “Was That All It Was”

    :)

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    I’m super excited about that Snake Attack remix. Obviously I love me some Nicki.

    But mostly because I’m the biggest geek ever and that Snake Eater song is from Metal Gear Solid 3 and you know my ass watches the intro every time just so that I can listen to that song. Of which I know all the words. Clearly.

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