Category Archive: Music

Jan 07

Tiki Pleasures Mix

Take a wintermission and escape to the tropical paradise of tiki exotica lounge music with Martin Denny and more legendary exotica artists included in this mix. Find this mix and more tiki love in our Tiki Room. Tiki Pleasures Mix after the jump!

Dec 26

Uteki’s Songs of 2016

It was an incredible year of music as I highlighted in the Albums of 2016 post earlier this month. Here is a list of my favorite 50 songs of 2016, along with playlists for your listening pleasure. Uteki’s Songs of 2016 after the jump…

Dec 14

December 14th Birthday Love: Jane Birkin

On December 14th 1946, Jane Birkin was born in Marylebone, London, and has been charming audiences over the years with her many talents, which include singing, songwriting, acting, and directing. One of her most well-known songs, and my very favorite work of hers, was this duet with her lover, Serge Gainsbourg, “Je t’aime… moi non plus” (“I love …

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Dec 11

Uteki’s Albums of 2016

I started working on the music section of this site of this site on January 1, 2016, and I’m so glad I did, because 2016 was an incredible year of music.  For many music lovers, this year’s musical offerings kept us sane during some turbulent times.  Some of these albums the were acutely indicative of …

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Nov 23

Video: DJ Taye – “Burnin Ya Boa” feat DJ Manny

This week DJ Taye released his premiere song & video, “Burnin Ya Boa” on Hyperdub records. The song rides along entrancing keyboards & nostalgic samples, and the video highlights some incredible footwork shot in Chicago. You can find the song on his Move Out EP on his BandCamp available November 25th. The video was directed …

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Nov 19

New: Animal Collective – “Mountain Game”

Animal Collective just shared an amazing unreleased track from 2010 they had recorded for the game Red Dead Redemption, but wasn’t used. Listen to Animal Collective – “Mountain Game” after the jump!

Nov 13

9 Famous and Not So Famous Leonard Cohen Covers

Leonard Cohen is undoubtedly one of the most influential artists of the century, inspiring countless artists and covers, including over 300 different covers of the song “Hallelujah” alone.  Many, many fans have mourned his death this week at the age of 82.  He is definitely one of the most loved and influential artists of my life. …

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Jul 16

New Angel Olsen – “Shut Up Kiss Me”

Sweet new video from Angel Olsen – “Shut Up Kiss Me” from the forthcoming My Woman, out September 2, 2016 on Jagjaguwar. Directed by Angel Olsen. Video after the jump.

May 06

James Blake Surprise-Releases ‘The Colour In Anything’

James Blake just surprise-released his new album The Colour In Anything at midnight BST and already has three songs from the album available for listening, “I Need a Forest Fire,” “Radio Silence,” and “My Willing Heart“: James Blake Surprise-Releases ‘The Colour In Anything’ …

Jan 11

R.I.P. David Bowie

David Bowie has passed away after an 18 month battle with cancer, just days after his birthday (January 8th). He will be greatly missed. David Bowie – “Space Oddity” Uteki Music

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