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Lofiles is a music and mp3 blog contains a collection of songs I love. MP3s are for sampling purposes only. If you like the music as much as I do, please go out and buy the records! .If you have a complaint about the ownership of a track, please contact me directly and I will be happy to take it down ASAP.
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May 9th, 2012

Mister Lies is the project of Chicago‘s Nick Zanca. Mister Lies will release its debut LP this Fall on Lefse Records and I am going nuts over this track I have received from FF PR..shit smoking…don’t try it at home..Blast it half as hard as I did.


Lofiles 2011 Fall Compilation

November 11th, 2011

Certain artists and tracks I have reviewed in the past few months have touched me in a different way and stay with me for a long while ( It doesn’t mean others dont). I have decided to make this fall compilation for those of you who slept on those tracks or never heard them. This mix will be available for streaming only here (Lofiles) and on Soundcloud.


Fall Compilation 2011 by Lofiles

1. A Winged Victory For the Sullen – Steep Hills of Vicodin Tears

2. Cannon Blue – Lulls (Memphis)

3. Hahn Rowe – Yellow smile

4. Former Selves – Common Years

5. Fenster – 2.7 XO 17

6. Grandpa Was a Lion – Hello From the Farm

7. Language/ Barrier – Broken Syllables

8. Holstenwall – Telomeres

9. Luup – Meadow Rituals Remixes – Spiraling (Aaron Martin Cover )

10. Rroxymore – Lonelyritournelle demo

11. Old Bowl – Is There a Greater Fear Than This?

12. Oupa – Forget

13. Specialist Morgen J – No One Puts Babies in the Corner

14. Teen Daze – The Harvest

15. The Dene Road – Six Bay Mares

16. Le Lendemain – Pause

17. The Band in Heaven – Sleazy Dreams

18. Carden Plains – Man Meets Bear

19. Rachel Grimes – Halycon Hill

20. Andy Petr – Dissolve

21. The Caretaker – False Memory Syndrome


Its Klaus Von Barrel again

August 24th, 2011

It’s the second time we talk about Klaus Von Barre, the man behind The KVB, and recently Die Jungen . Inspired by the 50s and 60s and still sounds contemporary, something out of a David Lynch movie, or a track Nicolas Cage could cover afterwards in shown in a romantic scene . I really love this album ‘Just a dream’ out now and waiting for you on Bandcamp for a bargain price.



April 19th, 2011

We are aware Record store day is celebrated on the 16th of April , but we believe you should buy them records all year long plus that`s our small contribution, we have designed a poster for the ETSY artist community record store day poster so here you are…AND BUY THEM RECORDS AT ONE OF THOSE OLD SCHOOL RECORD STORE located near you THAT HAS BEEN THERE FOR AGES..Like Kimber`s  Stinkweeds for example..

Bird call

February 2nd, 2011

I could swear this was Karen Dalton. But as I have found out later, Chiara Angelicola has been around for quite awhile. This EP was produced by Joel Hamilton, known for his production work with Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, and The black keys. She has written all 6 tracks on this EP of Bird call (Chiara and Joel collab), and as you can hear on ‘Waltz in the snow’, her writing is as accomplished as the performance.

waltz in the snow


November 16th, 2010

Young Magic is Carpark`s new addition to a long list of beloved artists like Cloud Nothings, Dan Deacon, Ecstatic Sunshine, Light Pollution &Toro Y Moi . Originally From Australia, now residing in New York, Young Magic is Isaac, his portable studio, and friends. These songs were recorded over the last six months in various places around the world:. These various locales are sampled and integrated into his unique sound: Late 60’s psychedelic soul combined with today`s groove. ‘You With Air’ / ‘Sparkly’, a special 7″ vinyl and digital edition limited to 500 copies worldwide, out  Feb 8th on Carpark records .

You with air

Lofiles the very best of – Jan – June 2010

June 24th, 2010

This is ‘The very best of Lofiles’ January – June 2010, our very own kinda World Cup, and it is important to point out that all of the artists listed below are finalists, we love and respect them all. Enjoy their music and support the artists by buying their albums.

Yellow fever

Arch M


Cloudland canyon


Lower dens

Julian Lynch

Dylan Ettinger

Talk normal



Twin sister

City center

Crystal castles

The Luyas

Tame Impala



Phil Kline

Moon Duo


The Binary marketing show

The soft moon

Emit Bloch


White fence

Swing De Gitanes

The London souls

Zoe Keating


Slow Six


Lena Chamamyan

Darwin Deez


June 8th, 2010

I have seen Marc Anthony Thompson AKA Chocolate genius inc. on the HBO original Everyday People acting and singing, playing a role of a street musician and loved what I heard, and started following his career. I have received this mail announcing his new release. Here is a part of the attached bio:

Born in Panama, raised in California, and molded by New York’s music scene. Two solo albums before Cobain took over. A long break, as children are raised and life is truly lived. The creation of Chocolate Genius Inc., an alter ego that quickly transcended such a title. Sound-expanding collaborations with Meshell Ndegeocello, Van Dyke Parks, Doveman, Cibo Matto, 2/3 of Medeski, Martin & Wood, and Thompson’s only constant, Marc Ribot. And then, a seemingly sudden glimpse of high thread counts and private jets on Springsteen’s Seeger Sessions Tour in 2006, followed by an “emotional roller coaster” in Senegal.

And now this: Swansongs, the final chapter in an extended trilogy (see also: 1998’s Black Music, 2001’s Godmusic and Black Yankee Rock released in 2004 ) that’s turned first-person tales into truth-seeking therapy sessions. More than just an exploration of the letter “I”, you know? Or as Thompson puts it, “Gracefully embracing decay is the constant theme. Letting go. The curse of religion. The passion is the poison. That old dilemma—worship and penance; sparkle and fade; bass and trouble.”

The same can be said for every word and note plastered across the pages of Swansongs, an album that ties up the loose ends of Thompson’s never-ending story. Meanwhile, his Chocolate Genius guise shifts ever-so-subtly, as Thompson embraces a simple idea—to “record something I didn’t have to apologize for…a complete listening experience.”

Reluctantly, the book of songs is done,” says Thompson, who also dabbles in sound design and theatre/film scores (American Splendor, Twin Falls Idaho, the Obie-winning A Huey P. Newton Story). “I say reluctantly because I’ll soon have to stare at a blank page again, and greet whatever is next. That’s always the tricky part—by the time music is released, the process usually inspires an entirely new workflow, or has you headed to the road, sofa, beach, airport or bar. At least that’s been my syndrome. Though I write constantly, I release things sporadically at best, and sometimes as quietly as a cough. As Richard Ford says, ‘When a tree falls in the forest, who cares but the monkeys?’

Marques Toliver

February 8th, 2010

Listen to ‘Anticipation‘. A must. Marques Toliver showing us why he is going to be huge.

New Gil Scott Heron album

February 7th, 2010

A new Gil Scott-Heron album is coming out, after 14 years of silence. On February 9th, XL Records will release ‘I’m New Here’, produced by XL’s owner, Richard Russell. I chose to play you ‘Me and my devil’, a Massive attack kinda track. Monotonic loop and deep rolling sub. Awesome!!! Watch the photos of the Clinton studios sessions in NY.

Me and the devil