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Favorite ThisNatty's Picks of the Week - Volume 19

Published: May 11, 2011

By: Natty Morrison

Well, folks, since no one decided to email me and wish me a happy birthday this week, I guess I won’t be writing the Picks of the Week! Huh? What’s that you say? I should grow up and stop being such a baby? Well, my gosh, you are right! Here’s another set of picks this week!

1. “Back and 2 the Left” - Sixdollarsuit

This quartet from my hometown of Lafayette, Indiana, have been steadily gaining a fan base across the Midwest for the past few years. Listening to this laid back, jazzy cut, it’s easy to see why. Check out this tune with some video footage of the guys goofing around, jamming out and buying single bottles of water at gas station. Also, check out as guitarist John Ross Kirby totally tries to cop my facial hair style.

2. “Seek and Destroy (BLiNX Dubstep Electro Remix) - BLiNX

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I love hard, hard, hard dubstep. And it’s tough to imagine getting any harder than Metallica’s classic trash-metal track, “Seek and Destroy.” This talented young producer takes the auditory assault of the 1982 single and turns it into a slick dubstep track, all without losing any of its original fury. And yes, I do realize the unintentional sexual innuendo I just wrote in the second sentence, you perverts.

3. “Digital Sex” - High Rankin

Ever wondered what it sounds like when two robots do it? This would roughly be that. And if you haven’t wondered…well it’s a sick cut anyway.

4. “Convergent Boundaries” - The Nerm

Hailing from San Francisco, the Nerm (aka Joshua Nathan Nerman) takes psychedelic swirls and blends them with minimal beats and hard bass lines. The result is something new, something experimental and something endlessly boundary pushing.

5. “God to Devil” – Ruffnecksmolik

If this is anything like what the apocalypse sounds like, I can’t wait for the rapture. No, the rapture, not that shitty band the Rapture!