Tuesday, August 26, 2008

The Hood Internet Releases Atmosphere Vs. Silversun Pickups Track

Download: Atmosphere Vs. Silversun Pickups - "Edie Booksmart" (via)

The Hood Internet has created innovative and intriguing mixtapes mashing up the best of Chicago, Swedish electro-pop star Lykke Li, and even put together a track overlapping pop diva Mariah Carey with Minneapolis-based soundscape collage wizard Dosh. In keeping with the Minneapolis theme, the Hood Internet just released yesterday a track mashing up hip-hop heroes Atmosphere and L.A-based indie-rockers Silversun Pickups. What inspired the pairings? Let's let The Hood Internet do the talking:

On September 13 & 14 we're gonna be at Red Rocks for the 2008 Monolith Festival, so we went and made a bunch of tracks comprised of artists that are playing. The plan as of right now is to post a track every day this week, so stay tuned.

Atmosphere plays the New Belgium stage on Saturday at 9:45pm; Silversun Pickups play the main stage on Saturday at 8:45pm; The Hood Internet plays the woxy.com stage on Saturday at 4:40pm.

So what does the Hood Internet have in store for us today? Find out by clicking here.

In other Atmosphere news, the duo announced yesterday afternoon that they'll be stopping by Jimmy Kimmel Live for a live performance on September 23rd, and also giving a mini-concert beforehand. Details about how you can get free tix to the showing (assuming you'll be where the show tapes, of course) here.

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