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Now Digging / Paper Crows

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This co-ed UK duo seems to have surprisingly little press, or at least not enough. They have released two EPs to date, the most recent, the lovely Build EP, came out a year ago, but is no longer available for purchase anywhere that I can find. A new single titled “Anomaly” was shared with the interwebs at the beginning of this year, which was the last time there was any hint of a full length coming out (via Twitter).
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Guest Mixtape + Interview / Matt FX “Don’t Like This”

I don’t know about you, but when I was 19 years old my mind was occupied with getting good grades, play rehearsal (I was a theatre nerd), and what I was doing that Saturday night.  Meet Matt “FX” Feldman, who spent his nineteenth birthday hard at work on one of the most hyped telvision shows of the past year.  The job: music supervisor.  The show: Skins, a sexy – often constroversial – adaptation of the UK hit show by the same name.

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TV / Music in Media / I Am Kloot in One Tree Hill

178724bed04a0b3b94740cba78b53074 pvt Music in Media: I Am Kloot In One Tree Hill

Ever left a movie wondering what that great song was? Each week Music In Media will spotlight tunes and explore collaborations between music and the Arts.


I’ll be honest, I don’t watch One Tree Hill.  At no point in its seven season (now eight) run have I ever really had a desire. No offense to the fans, but with a revolving cast of beautiful people constantly in intense, dramatic situations, the show kind of seems like a soap opera for teens. The only reason I turned to it today was while skimming the music used in shows that aired this week. As I’ve said before, The CW usually features some hip names, and One Tree Hill—music supervised first by Madonna Wade-Reed and then for the most part, Lindsay Wolfington—was no exception. A few artists caught my eye so I gave it a shot.

Having now seen a full episode of the show I don’t think I was wrong in my snap assessment. From what I can gather, an episode or two ago, a couple (Clay and Quinn) were shot by a jealous ex of Clay’s. The last episode found them tooling around purgatory both able to see each other and their friends as they anxiously hover over their bodies in the hospital, but unseen by anyone else. Clay convinces Quinn to return to the living for the sake of her pregnant sister, and makes Clay promise that he won’t die on her. Episode three of the season, The Space in Between picks up with Quinn (Shantel VanSanten) conscious and Clay (Robert Buckley) on the verge of death while his “ghost” self hangs around the hospital watching everything go down. He meets a fellow “in-betweener” who is in a coma due to a car accident, and together they look over Clay’s lifeless body shortly after he receives another negative prognosis.

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