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Lauren Moffatt’s Meet & Match Playlist

With all of the New York Fashion Week coverage swirling around the net, one aspect of these fun fashion shows that’s often overlooked is the musical selection that accompanies these awesome collections. So when Lauren Moffatt posted her presentation playlist, we knew we had to share.

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The Name of the Game: The Monikers’ Charming Sound

The Monikers by Lauren Desberg

The Monikers by Lauren Desberg
Photo by Lauren Desberg

If you’re looking for tracks to liven up your summer playlist, look no further than the refreshingly captivating band The Monikers. Within the first thirty seconds of listening to their EP, Taliesin West, you’ll …

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Geek Icon: Delia Derbyshire, Electronic Music Extraordinaire

In celebration of all things geek this week, we’re profiling the effortless style and technical talent of Delia Derbyshire, best known as one of the masterminds behind the theme song for the BBC cult favorite Doctor Who.

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Usher an Oasis of Charm into Your Afternoon with this Otherworldly Video

I nearly had to drumroll my hands on my cheeks when I first saw this video, Østersøen, just to make sure I wasn’t lost in a dream. Happy for all of us, this digital reel is reality, because its ethereal, …

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Music for Muse: Etta’s Inspiring Album Covers

When I hear Etta James‘ long-adored track “At Last,” it’s with fleeting embarrassment that I recall that scene in Pleasantville where protoganist David and his sweetheart Margaret coast down lovers’ lane. The song hums from the couple’s car radio …

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Mr. Gnome Rocks


Photo by Nate Burrell via Mr. Gnome

I recently caught a performance of Mr. Gnome, a Cleveland band I’d been itching to see for years — it was well worth the wait. The San Francisco venue was intimate, and …

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Transform Your Thrifted Speakers into Funky Focal Points

A few flea market raids into your weekend, and you’ve acquired a solid set of working speakers! The only downside? Their grill cloths are lookin’ a little dingy — what to do, what to do. We’ve whipped up a way easy DIY that will take those beat blasters from ‘blargh’ to ‘bad’ — in the M.J. way.

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What I’m Currently Listening To…

Whether I’m flying to a conference in Sydney or heading home to reunite with Winston in San Francisco, one thing that keeps me sane throughout the time zones is an entertaining playlist. Since this past month has been a whirlwind of airports and adventure, I wanted to share with you what keeps me grounded while in the air.

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Future Folk? This New Zealand Band Wows Us All the Way from Wellington

Inky cityscapes, 60s-inspired fashion, and a sound that’s as sweet as it is unique, New Zealand band Urbantramper has us pretty much obsessed. The band describes its genre as ‘future folk’ — an interesting interpretation of their ethereally indie aesthetic.…

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Sizzlin’ Songs from The Hot Toddies

Listening to the music of Oakland, CA-based band The Hot Toddies, I can almost feel myself sitting on the sun-soaked, sandy shores of decades past, sipping a pineapple-y beverage and watching people frolic in the ocean. Have a listen, and …

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Why We Love LA-based Indie Pop Band Sweater Girls


Image via Sweater Girls

One of the coolest things about writing for ModCloth is being approached by fellow creatives looking to connect. In fact, just last week the blog team received an email from Diana Meehan of the LA-based indie …

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