Category Archives: Music

11-21-10

Here are a few more to get you through Sunday. Cali Swag District – Teach Me How to Dougie Peaches – Fuck the Pain Away (Skyrunner Remix) And then these guys, Die Antwoord, Afrikaans for ‘The Answer’, rapping in what … Continue reading

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11-20-10

After many months of trying to figure out how to fix WordPress to allow uploads greater than 8 megabytes, I’ve given up and decided to just link directly to my content folder. So, here are a lot of songs I’ve … Continue reading

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11-16-10

As some of you may or may not know, I work for the Houston Press, here in Houston, TX. It’s a fun place to work and I get to go to all sorts of incredible concerts and etc. The reason … Continue reading

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10-10-10

Look at the date. I guess it’ll be hundred years from today before we see such symmetry. Anyways, I keep running into this song on Hype Machine, and I have to say I love it! Gucci Mane with ATB, mixed … Continue reading

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10-9-10

Saw LCD Soundsystem and Sleigh Bells last night at the Houston Verizon Center Ampitheater. James Murphy was incredible, as well as the six others who helped with the set (one of them being a member from Hot Chip). Mr. LCD … Continue reading

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9-14-10

A very exciting show at House of Blues Houston. Although on a Monday night, and more than 90 minutes late on getting on stage, of what I saw, was incredible. Like I said it was a Monday, and I have … Continue reading

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8-31-10

Mochi Beats – Forever Impossible Support The Hood Internet here.

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8-30-10

I’m going to start trying out a new idea for the website. Send me media (movies, music, photos) of the things you find on the web and I will post below; Fluid Sculpture Grow Valley Game Scott Pilgram vs. The … Continue reading

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8-30-10

A quick post about a new website launched in Houston. Very similar to Groupon and Deal of the Day. It’s been rolled out in 14 cities nationwide, so give it a look! http://deals.villagevoice.com/houston

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8-7-10 Houston Press Music Awards

I had an awesome time at the Houston Press Music Awards! We got to see Trae Tha Truth, Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights , and Matt and Kim! Continue reading

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7-25-10 (Make Texas Green)

Stopping in quickly. Starting to really get into my new job and I really like Houston. It’s nothing like DC, which can be good. A few ways we have gone about making Texas just a little bit more green; -We … Continue reading

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7-19-10

Just a quick post. It’s been a busy week. Started the new job a few days ago. It’s been exciting and I’m learning a lot. We moved in fully last week, I started work Wednesday and then I bought a … Continue reading

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7-15-10

So I’ve been in Houston just under 2 months and I went on a few interviews like I had mentioned in a previous post. Well, I was offered a position with the Houston Press! And I have to say I … Continue reading

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7-4-10

Man, I thought being unemployed I would have all sorts of time to keep this updated. However, any moment I am awake I am either applying for jobs or feeling guilty that I am not applying for jobs. I’ve literally … Continue reading

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6-11-10

So we were just in Austin on Wednesday and Thursday for a career fair for my girlfriend. And it got me thinking about Austin’s live music scene. While we were there I looked into a show and saw that Mumford … Continue reading

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6-8-10

So I’ve been applying for jobs like crazy and of course have iTunes on shuffle and I’ve discovered quite a few gems I had forgotten about. So I’m going to make a small list of some of the tunes form … Continue reading

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6-3-10

So, I’ve noticed one of the top searches that is getting people to DowntroddenInDC through Google is “Matthew Dear”. I figure I could indulge you all a little bit more. It also helps I’m unemployed now and the the weather … Continue reading

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5-31-10

So an incredible CD just came out and best of all, it’s free! Major Lazer (Diplo and Switch) working with La Roux’s title album and has been totally redone into a reggae-tone dance-hall album that is called Lazerproof. It’s very … Continue reading

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5-30-10

Kid Cudi – All Talk (feat. LCD Soundsystem, Chip Tha Ripper & Christian Bale)(Right click to download) Ok, so I know I am lame for posting a Kid Cudi song after trashing him so much, but I love LCD Soundsystem … Continue reading

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5-10-10

I’ve been super busy with the move and such. I will have to update the blog once we’re settled in Houston, which we leave 5-23 for. Anyways, here’s an older song that every time I hear makes me smile. Hope … Continue reading

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4-28-10

I’ve noticed I’ve gained a few extra visitors. I submitted my site to stumbleupon ages ago and saw a few people here and there, but not really more than a few people a week. Well, out of nowhere I’m getting … Continue reading

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4-24-10

So this marks our last week in Washington. We’ve been packing up, getting ready for a move to my parents for three weeks (to finish out our commitments at work) and then we’re driving to Houston. I’ve been applying for … Continue reading

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4-18-10

I’ve been working on packing and getting stuff around the place done. Been jamming out to some old tracks and forgot about this gem: MGMT – Electric Feel (Justice Remix)

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4-17-10

OK, I thought I was up to date on this stuff, I guess not. I’ve see links to Soundcloud before and never paid much attention to it. I normally use Hype Machine to find and search for music. Well, aside … Continue reading

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4-16-10

So I was looking at my logs of how people “discover” my blog and I had an odd relevation. It seemed a lot of people were coming to the site from yahoo image searches. Which is very odd, considering this … Continue reading

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