Marina and the Diamonds

Marina Lambrini Diamandis, better known as Marina and the Diamonds, is a Greek singer/songwriter based in the UK. Her stage name comes, not from any backing band, but from a literal translation of her last name. She has a style that can be best described as New Wave indie pop.

Take a listen to this song from her debut studio album, The Family Jewels:

 

I Am Not A Robot

 

And then, listen to this Passion Pit remix. Pretty sick, right?

 

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Ska Theme Songs

Today, we won’t be focusing on just one artist’s or band’s work, but instead on the genre of Ska. Ska originated in Jamaica in the 1950s, predating reggae and rocksteady. There are three periods Ska music is divided into chronologically. Pop over to Wikipedia if you really want to learn about them. Otherwise, scroll down and enjoy.

First, Scooby Doo by Punk Covers

Space Bells by Ska Skank Redemption

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Bad Wolf

Bad Wolf is a versatile UK band composed of Luke Peters and James Hayward. They produce ‘Electro, Dubstep, Drum N Bass, Indie, Hip Hop, and Acid’ style music, as they’ve described it. Whatever you want to call it, it’s pretty sick. Check out some of their songs below.

Does Your Mother Like Games?

Bombaclot – One of their newest tracks to drop in 2011.

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The Damnwells

The Damnwells are an indie band that originated in Brooklyn, New York in 2001. Despite several lineup changes, they’ve been playing music throughout the U.S. in the decade that’s followed their beginning. The songs below have a melancholy, yet soulful mix that will really make you think if you’ll just give them a listen.

Say

Graceless

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Storm

Storm, a London native, is a New Age Renaissance Artist based out of Orlando, Florida. Her songs have that lyrical female voice with a flow you love to listen to, but she’s not shy when it comes to switching up the style. Check out one of the songs off her mixtape, The i, that drops today. You can download it, FREE, here.

Bay Daze

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Dr. Dog

Dr. Dog is a psychedelic rock band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Each member of the band has a nickname, as do the friends of the band. Their version of pop-rock is reminiscent of the 1960s, a time period they draw a lot of their inspiration from. You can catch them tonight at Higher Ground in Burlington, VT. Tickets and info here.

 

 

 

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Zion-I Remixes Rebelution

Rebelution’s song Safe and Sound stands pretty well on its own. But this remix from Zion-I takes the smooth reggae and picks up the tempo to turn it into a great song to listen to in the car, in your dorm, or even anywhere you can just sit back relax and let it flow over you.

Feel free to move with it:

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