Music: Science For Girls
I'm a sucker for downtempo electronica, but it's not something that plays on mass market radio stations. Luckily, podcasts like Dave's Lounge provide a good way to discover new artists. Without music podcasting, you might never find stuff like "Science For Girls." It's a compilation of tracks by NYC composer Darren Solomon:
Most of the songs follow the "14 Days" formula - indie vocals, lush arrangements with a slightly jazzy feel. There are some exceptions, though, like this delightfully wistful paean to Australia:
All in all, the album's well worth a look if you like this kind of stuff. But you won't find it on sale in Best Buy...