so i haven’t done a music mix since August last year, and i have two things to blame for that: (1) Babies. i just don’t have the leisure time to delve into new music anymore! + (2) i don’t really like new music?? actually no, i just find it such a chore to discover new tunes that grab me. i complained about this on Twitter the other day, and someone pointed me to which says that people stop listening to new music at the age of 33. GUESS WHAT. i turned 33 last year, in September. so that ship has sailed, son!
well i am making more of a concerted effort, because the thought of not listening to new music anymore is really depressing. even though this mix has many old favourite artists who are releasing new music – Future Islands! Clap Your Hands Say Yeah! Goldfrapp! The Shins! Lorde! Little Dragon! also, if you have 5 minutes to kill, is really quite fun.
and, for the South Africans (if you can’t access Spotify) – the only alternative i’ve found is :
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