Friday Music Roundup: New Years Edition

THE ASTON SHUFFLE – SEVENTEEN PAST MIDNIGHT

The Aston Shuffle’s debut album, Seventeen Past Midnight is definitely worthy of a mention for our 2011 end of year playlist. The duo’s unique sound grabs you with its electro dance beats and acoustic striking hooks. The first single from the album, ‘Your Love’, wowed audiences with an enslaving electronic onslaught and the sequel ‘Start Again’ was no disappointment.

FRIENDLY FIRES – PALA

Pala, the follow up album to Friendly Fires 2008’s largely successful self-titled debut is in every way completely infectious! Inspired by the 80s and 90s pop outfits, the album perpetuates the best characteristics of U.K. pop. ‘Hawaiian Air’, a funky melodious track and one of my personal favs, is consistent with many of Friendly Fires previous songs. The albums sophisticated beats will no doubt be played on repeat over the New Year’s long weekend!

ARCHITECTURE IN HELSINKI – MOMENT BENDS

Moment Bends, the fourth album by Melbourne indie pop band Architecture in Helsinki signifies a new era for the band. Although the originality of the band still remains, the album comes with a more produced, polished sound and distinctive structure. ‘Escapee’, is the perfect example of pop at its most basic, with frontman, Cameron Bird working his way around the swinging synth and group chants.

Happy New Years x

t&t

Friday Music Roundup: New Years Edition

THE ASTON SHUFFLE – SEVENTEEN PAST MIDNIGHT

The Aston Shuffle’s debut album, Seventeen Past Midnight is definitely worthy of a mention for our 2011 end of year playlist. The duo’s unique sound grabs you with its electro dance beats and acoustic striking hooks. The first single from the album, ‘Your Love’, wowed audiences with an enslaving electronic onslaught and the sequel ‘Start Again’ was no disappointment.

FRIENDLY FIRES – PALA

Pala, the follow up album to Friendly Fires 2008’s largely successful self-titled debut is in every way completely infectious! Inspired by the 80s and 90s pop outfits, the album perpetuates the best characteristics of U.K. pop. ‘Hawaiian Air’, a funky melodious track and one of my personal favs, is consistent with many of Friendly Fires previous songs. The albums sophisticated beats will no doubt be played on repeat over the New Year’s long weekend!

ARCHITECTURE IN HELSINKI – MOMENT BENDS

Moment Bends, the fourth album by Melbourne indie pop band Architecture in Helsinki signifies a new era for the band. Although the originality of the band still remains, the album comes with a more produced, polished sound and distinctive structure. ‘Escapee’, is the perfect example of pop at its most basic, with frontman, Cameron Bird working his way around the swinging synth and group chants.

Happy New Years x

t&t

Friday Music Roundup: New Years Edition

THE ASTON SHUFFLE – SEVENTEEN PAST MIDNIGHT

The Aston Shuffle’s debut album, Seventeen Past Midnight is definitely worthy of a mention for our 2011 end of year playlist. The duo’s unique sound grabs you with its electro dance beats and acoustic striking hooks. The first single from the album, ‘Your Love’, wowed audiences with an enslaving electronic onslaught and the sequel ‘Start Again’ was no disappointment.

FRIENDLY FIRES – PALA

Pala, the follow up album to Friendly Fires 2008’s largely successful self-titled debut is in every way completely infectious! Inspired by the 80s and 90s pop outfits, the album perpetuates the best characteristics of U.K. pop. ‘Hawaiian Air’, a funky melodious track and one of my personal favs, is consistent with many of Friendly Fires previous songs. The albums sophisticated beats will no doubt be played on repeat over the New Year’s long weekend!

ARCHITECTURE IN HELSINKI – MOMENT BENDS

Moment Bends, the fourth album by Melbourne indie pop band Architecture in Helsinki signifies a new era for the band. Although the originality of the band still remains, the album comes with a more produced, polished sound and distinctive structure. ‘Escapee’, is the perfect example of pop at its most basic, with frontman, Cameron Bird working his way around the swinging synth and group chants.

Happy New Years x

t&t

Friday Music Roundup: New Years Edition

THE ASTON SHUFFLE – SEVENTEEN PAST MIDNIGHT

The Aston Shuffle’s debut album, Seventeen Past Midnight is definitely worthy of a mention for our 2011 end of year playlist. The duo’s unique sound grabs you with its electro dance beats and acoustic striking hooks. The first single from the album, ‘Your Love’, wowed audiences with an enslaving electronic onslaught and the sequel ‘Start Again’ was no disappointment.


FRIENDLY FIRES – PALA

Pala, the follow up album to Friendly Fires 2008’s largely successful self-titled debut is in every way completely infectious! Inspired by the 80s and 90s pop outfits, the album perpetuates the best characteristics of U.K. pop. ‘Hawaiian Air’, a funky melodious track and one of my personal favs, is consistent with many of Friendly Fires previous songs. The albums sophisticated beats will no doubt be played on repeat over the New Year’s long weekend!

ARCHITECTURE IN HELSINKI – MOMENT BENDS

Moment Bends, the fourth album by Melbourne indie pop band Architecture in Helsinki signifies a new era for the band. Although the originality of the band still remains, the album comes with a more produced, polished sound and distinctive structure. ‘Escapee’, is the perfect example of pop at its most basic, with frontman, Cameron Bird working his way around the swinging synth and group chants.

Happy New Years x

t&t

‘Tis The Season: The Most Excellent Outfit For Attending The Nutcracker

The last time I saw The Nutcracker I was probably nine years old and wearing a frilly white dress, adorned in huge bows, and twirling around with my teensy feet shoved into black patent leather Mary Janes, an outfit my mom most likely made me wear. (Thanks Ma!) This year, the year I decide to rekindle my love for The Nutcracker, men in tights, and all music Tchaikovsky, I’m going to find something super cute and stylish to wear.

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Jodhi Meares For Tigerlily Range 2011

The Jodhi Meares for Tigerlily Range 2011 (shop now) is a 21 piece capsule collection created by the label’s original founder and designer, Jodhi Meares. The line is limited edition and captures Jodhi’s personal take on luxury.

The swimwear line is made from a fine weight Italian lycra basecloth which is new to the Australian market and unique to this range. All swimwear is 100% Australian made. The apparel line is sophisticated, effortlessly stylish and easily transcends from day to night. Made from all natural fibres, Silk and Silk/Linen, these stunning pieces capture Jodhi’s signature sense of style.

Top picks from the range include: the Miramar Jodhi Meares For Tigerlily Jacket with its digital print detail on silk crepe de chine and mesh tulle pockets; and Reversible Totu Tri Jodhi Meares For Tigerlily Bikini with its two options of styling and sporty pant detail (as worn by Miranda Kerr).

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MinkPink Summer 2011/12 Collection

Taking inspiration from high-end designers, current trends, street styling and vintage pieces, the MinkPink Summer 2011/12 Collection gives you wearable, stylish clothes (with a slight 90s grunge feel) that you will instantly adore.

Needless to say it’s time to let fun mini dresses, printed sleeveless tops, animal and Aztec prints, gorgeous shades and totally chic accessories do the styling for you. The lookbook captures the essence and energy of the brand with its fun, playful and seriously unique designs. See for yourself!

Standouts from the line include; the Desperately Seeking Dress with its black lace detailing…it’s the perfect little number for the summer holiday season and the Burning Man Tank – this modern top takes on a classic Aztec inspired pattern.

Shop the latest from MinkPink Online now on SurfStitch.com.

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