Hailing from the nations capitol, The Caribbean offer a refreshing take on experimental pop. Their 2007 release “Populations” illustrates their distinctive sound and fully reveals frontman Michael Kentoffs’ lyrical depth. Populations (2007) The Caribbean – The Go From Tactical (mp3) Plastic Explosives (2005) The Caribbean – Siamese Sons (mp3) The Caribbean – First And Apple (mp3)

1. Mystery Jets – Half In Love With Elizabeth (Delorean Remix) (mp3) 2. Phoenix – Lisztomania (Classixx Remix) (mp3) 3. Wolfmother – New Moon Rising (YACHT Remix) (mp3) 4. Tommy Sparks – Miracle (Grum Remix) (mp3) 5. Florence And The Machine – You’ve Got The Love (The XX Remix) (mp3) 6. Noah And The Whale – Blue Skies (The Twelves Remix) (mp3) 7. Miike Snow – Animal (Mark Ronson Remix)

Zombie Disco Squad – “The Dance” (YouTube) The rise of of tribal minimal house? “The Dance” is anchored by a sound somewhere between a kick drum and bass, each beat taking a downward bend. Even as they fold in the congas and shouts there’s nothing that hits as hard as the pure drop at 0:38 seconds in. Nadastrom – “Ghetto Pass” (YouTube) The Saved EP is a meditation on the

1. Dave Nada’s Birthday jump-off at 930 club with the fam!! – Blisspop DC Summer Extravaganza 2. Dre Skull Ft. Vybz Cartel – “Yuh Love” 3. Major Lazer – “Guns Don’t Kill People…Lazers Do” (album) 4. TnT with Chris Burns and ELM on Inauguration weekend 5. Scion Tour w/ Tittsworth, Ayres, & DJ Haul 6. Cabin Fever – “Don’t You Know” 7. Mad Decent Block Party 8. Barcelona’s Tapas 24 and

Zack (ATG Writer): 1. Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix – Phoenix – 1901 (mp3) 2. Manners – Passion Pit – Moth’s Wings (mp3) 3. Time To Die – The Dodos – Fables (mp3) 4. Dark was the night – Various Artists – Brackett, WI (mp3) 5. Technicolor Health – Harlem Shakes – Strictly Game (mp3) 6. Discovery – Discovery – So Insane (mp3) 7. Grand – Matt & Kim – Good Ol’ Fashion Nightmare (mp3) 8. Phrazes For The