Prince Innoncence

Listen // Prince Innocence – “I Don’t Care”

I think it’s finally time to start a “dreamscape” category within Cool Breezy so all of these whimsical tracks have a proper home. “I Don’t Care” by Toronto duo Prince Innocence, made up of Talvi Faustmann and Josh McIntyre, begins

Prince Innoncence

Listen // Prince Innocence – “I Don’t Care”

I think it’s finally time to start a “dreamscape” category within Cool Breezy so all of these whimsical tracks have a proper home. “I Don’t Care” by Toronto duo Prince Innocence, made up of Talvi Faustmann and Josh McIntyre, begins

ALA.NI

Video // ALA.NI – “Suddenly”

There’s something about real music that steals the words right off my tongue. Especially music that is crafted by artists who aren’t too concerned with fitting into today’s mold of mainstream popularity.  The way it sounds so intricate and so personal and

ALA.NI

Video // ALA.NI – “Suddenly”

There’s something about real music that steals the words right off my tongue. Especially music that is crafted by artists who aren’t too concerned with fitting into today’s mold of mainstream popularity.  The way it sounds so intricate and so personal and

K-Rec

Free Download // K-Rec – The Hit-Pop Remixes EP

This is how to finesse a proper remix. In fact, here are six incredible examples that you can listen to (and download for FREE) from K-Rec‘s latest EP, The Hit-Pop Remixes.  Featuring remixes of our favorite R&B queens like Beyoncé, Erykah Badu,

K-Rec

Free Download // K-Rec – The Hit-Pop Remixes EP

This is how to finesse a proper remix. In fact, here are six incredible examples that you can listen to (and download for FREE) from K-Rec‘s latest EP, The Hit-Pop Remixes.  Featuring remixes of our favorite R&B queens like Beyoncé, Erykah Badu,

Courage

Bits & Pieces

Stick with it.  Sometimes it pays to be persistent.  Despicable Me 2 rejected Pharrell’s idea for the international hit song, “Happy”, nine times before they finally said yes. By now we all know that GMOs, high fructose corn syrup, and

Courage

Bits & Pieces

Stick with it.  Sometimes it pays to be persistent.  Despicable Me 2 rejected Pharrell’s idea for the international hit song, “Happy”, nine times before they finally said yes. By now we all know that GMOs, high fructose corn syrup, and

The Grip

Stream // Oceaán – The Grip EP

Ever since I heard Oceaán‘s “Veritas”, I couldn’t wait for the complete EP to drop. His sound is so intricate and textural – unlike any run of the mill production.  In fact, with The Grip, Oceaán claims his “main aim was

The Grip

Stream // Oceaán – The Grip EP

Ever since I heard Oceaán‘s “Veritas”, I couldn’t wait for the complete EP to drop. His sound is so intricate and textural – unlike any run of the mill production.  In fact, with The Grip, Oceaán claims his “main aim was

Try Something

Idea // Today, Try At Least One “What If”

One of my favorite quotes is “What would you do if you knew you could not fail?”  And that’s basically what this article written by Tanner Christensen touches on.  We all know that failure is a part of life and

Try Something

Idea // Today, Try At Least One “What If”

One of my favorite quotes is “What would you do if you knew you could not fail?”  And that’s basically what this article written by Tanner Christensen touches on.  We all know that failure is a part of life and

Ellie Herring

Free Download // Blooms – “Lust” (Ellie Herring Remix)

Ellie Herring is my new discovery of the week (late pass!) but better late than never, right? I’m so glad I found her and this amazing re imagination of “Lust” by the London-based artist, Blooms.  The original version of “Lust”

Ellie Herring

Free Download // Blooms – “Lust” (Ellie Herring Remix)

Ellie Herring is my new discovery of the week (late pass!) but better late than never, right? I’m so glad I found her and this amazing re imagination of “Lust” by the London-based artist, Blooms.  The original version of “Lust”

JMSN

Stream // JMSN – JMSN (The Blue Album)

Last week I fell in love with JMSN’s “Street Sweeper” remix and this week, we’ll all see the release of his second album, JMSN (The Blue Album).  Seriously, guys – I can’t get over how well he has mastered that

JMSN

Stream // JMSN – JMSN (The Blue Album)

Last week I fell in love with JMSN’s “Street Sweeper” remix and this week, we’ll all see the release of his second album, JMSN (The Blue Album).  Seriously, guys – I can’t get over how well he has mastered that

Benoit & Sergio

Listen // Benoit & Sergio – “You Might Say”

This one I can listen to all fucking night. DC production duo, Benoit & Sergio, set out to create a track that sounds like the Beach Boys making dance music and I think they nailed it with “You Might Say” ’cause

Benoit & Sergio

Listen // Benoit & Sergio – “You Might Say”

This one I can listen to all fucking night. DC production duo, Benoit & Sergio, set out to create a track that sounds like the Beach Boys making dance music and I think they nailed it with “You Might Say” ’cause

Jax Jones

Mix // Jax Jones for THUMP

Okay, I couldn’t resist this one.  Jax Jones, who popped off this year from a collaboration with Duke Dumont on “I Got You”,  mixed up some seriously good vibes for THUMP this week that I just couldn’t deny.  In this

Jax Jones

Mix // Jax Jones for THUMP

Okay, I couldn’t resist this one.  Jax Jones, who popped off this year from a collaboration with Duke Dumont on “I Got You”,  mixed up some seriously good vibes for THUMP this week that I just couldn’t deny.  In this

Books

Lists // Best Books of 2014

I’m a total book nerd. By the end of this year, I will have read at least one hundred books. I read a bunch of different kinds of books – novels, cookbooks, graphic novels, comics, non-fiction. Everything. Besides, I’m a

Books

Lists // Best Books of 2014

I’m a total book nerd. By the end of this year, I will have read at least one hundred books. I read a bunch of different kinds of books – novels, cookbooks, graphic novels, comics, non-fiction. Everything. Besides, I’m a

purityring

Listen // Purity Ring – “Push Pull”

It’s been nearly two years since Shrines debuted and without much word from Purity Ring since then, but this week we finally heard a hint that there might be a sophomore album in store for the duo.  “Push Pull” sounds

purityring

Listen // Purity Ring – “Push Pull”

It’s been nearly two years since Shrines debuted and without much word from Purity Ring since then, but this week we finally heard a hint that there might be a sophomore album in store for the duo.  “Push Pull” sounds

Hubie Davison

Listen // Hubie Davison – “Khayyam Grey”

If you’re a fan of Four Tet (like me!), I think you’ll really dig this London-based producer, Hubie Davison.  His latest track, “Khayyam Grey”, is so textural and complex that it’s bound to move through every inch of your body and

Hubie Davison

Listen // Hubie Davison – “Khayyam Grey”

If you’re a fan of Four Tet (like me!), I think you’ll really dig this London-based producer, Hubie Davison.  His latest track, “Khayyam Grey”, is so textural and complex that it’s bound to move through every inch of your body and

Yuna

Video // Yuna – “Broke Her”

You’ll probably recognize this beat from Drake’s “0-100″, in which he brags about how he’s the best and his whole squad’s on that real shit. Uh huh. And trust me, I love a good Drake track where he reminisces over

Yuna

Video // Yuna – “Broke Her”

You’ll probably recognize this beat from Drake’s “0-100″, in which he brags about how he’s the best and his whole squad’s on that real shit. Uh huh. And trust me, I love a good Drake track where he reminisces over

Kate Boss

Free Download // Kate Boss – “Nightmare Before SeXmas” Mix

It’s hard to keep it real during the holidays with all of the Christmas Spirit oozing out of the speakers 24/7 and enduring sparkly Christmas decorations that have been up since like, Halloween.  Enter Kate Boss, the First Lady of

Kate Boss

Free Download // Kate Boss – “Nightmare Before SeXmas” Mix

It’s hard to keep it real during the holidays with all of the Christmas Spirit oozing out of the speakers 24/7 and enduring sparkly Christmas decorations that have been up since like, Halloween.  Enter Kate Boss, the First Lady of

Fear

Read // The Connection Between Fear and Regret

As we grow older, we become these fearful creatures that are terrified of what awaits us around the corner.  But being scared is totally okay, especially if you’re really onto something good.  The point is to not let that fear

Fear

Read // The Connection Between Fear and Regret

As we grow older, we become these fearful creatures that are terrified of what awaits us around the corner.  But being scared is totally okay, especially if you’re really onto something good.  The point is to not let that fear