Monthly Archives: October 2007

Im Anita, Trio Album Review

  Im Anita, a jazz trio from Italy (Mattia Borraccetti, Maurizio Diomedi, Matteo Ciminari), have put together Trio, an album with a comic edge. In 2005, Im Anita were finalists at the fourth International Festival of Silent Cinema set to … Continue reading

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Thanks to Creative Commons

BeatPick would like to give a special thanks to Cameron Parkins and Eric Steuer for featuring Beatpick in the Creative Commons site! Being interviewed and acknowledged by Creative Commons is an honor to us here at Beatpick. If you would … Continue reading

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Sharif, Surrogate Lovers

Surrogate Lovers, the latest record by Sharif, is a phenomenal pop rock album with beautifully and poetically written lyrics. Im amazed at how easily Sharif can express himself instrumentally, lyrically and vocally.   Tracks like “You Are My Girl” and … Continue reading

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Special thanks to Jamendo and One Laptop per Child Association

One Laptop per Child Association (OLPC) is a non-profit organization focused on providing children around the world with $100 laptops. Thanks to the OLPC, children in developing countries will finally have access to opportunities never thought possible before. $100 laptop … Continue reading

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Beatpick Track of the Week: “You Are My Girl” by Sharif

If you haven’t heard of Sharif yet, believe us, it’s only a question of time. Having toured both the US and Europe in support of his first two albums (250 shows just last year!), the American songwriter is working his … Continue reading

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Support Creative Commons!

    If you didn’t know already, here at we are big fans and faithful followers of Creative Commons (CC), but in order to sustain Creative Commons, fundraising is crucial! CC needs support in order to guarantee access to scientific, … Continue reading

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JFrank is IDM

  When it comes to intelligent dance music, artists that usually come to mind are Aphex Twins or Autechre. Well… they used to come to mind, but now all I can think about is JFrank! Not only is JFrank co-founder … Continue reading

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