/Music: Wintersleep, Weighty Ghost

/Music: Thomas Newman, Any Other Name

/Music: Whitley, I Remember

/Music: Jose Gonzalez, Heartbeats

/laughter: That awkward moment…

When your friends arm fat makes you look naked.

/Music: Kid Cudi Mashups

Check out this website and listen to an album of rare Kid Cudi mashups… Vampire Weekend and Kid Cudi battle song is where it’s at. Cudi Nation Mashups Here Or Listen to the Postal Service Mashup below: http://8tracks.com/mixes/253581/player_v3

/Gear: Barrel Stave Hammock

If you’re not sure what “stave” means, don’t worry, we’re here for you.  Basically, the word refers to the pieces of curved wood that form your typical wine barrel.  And this hammock is made out of them.  Pretty cool, eh?  And for only $499, this stave hammock could be yours, and you could really be … Continue reading

/Tracks: Elzhi – It Ain’t Hard to Tell

Former Slum Village rapper Elzhi just released his new music video for “It Ain’t Hard to Tell,” a tribute to Nas, and one done incredibly well.  Strong rhymes, good use of old Michael Jackson samples, and some great directing by Michael Castelaz, this song is the early favorite for Cut of the Summer.  Also, with … Continue reading

/Tracks: Los Alguiens – El Internet

Los Alguiens - El Internet

It’s never satisfying to post something after I’ve seen it on College Humor, but this video doesn’t even have 100,000 Youtube views at the time of this posting, and I have a feeling it could explode in the next week or so. Part of what we do here at CC is try to be early … Continue reading

/Tracks: The Stokes–Machu Piccu

Off of the long anticipated 2011 album release, Angles. It took them 5 years and a hibernation period that involved recording and writing songs in a cabin in the woods but it was well worth it, in the end. Especially when we hear songs like, “Machu Piccu.”