Hey! It's that song from that ad!

I love music. Some ads are ok I s'pose.

James Vincent McMorrow - Higher Love (Steve Winwood Cover)

Listen below:

They done it again!

This time it’s the second movement of the same track. The ad is a few weeks old but it’s still running without the whole Australia Day thing. Get it up ya.

The Mighty Rio Grande - This Will Destroy You

EDIT: They seem to have taken the video down…or made it private or something tricksy. Tricksy Holdenses.

This Telstra ad features the recently reformed Postal Service and their track “Such Great Heights”

It’s from their album “Give Up”….Get it here:

Give Up - The Postal Service


No sure this is the best way for a comeback for Blackberry. 

Marion Black - Who Knows

Also sampled in the great RJD2 song “Smoke & Mirrors” off his 2002 album Deadringer.

The new 2013 Red Bull ad features a really nice Sufjan Stevens track called “Redford (For Yia-Yia & Pappou)”

Listen below:

The track is also the inspiration for the name of the fictional character on which The Roots based their 2011 concept album “Undun”

The album is about the life of a “Redford Stevens” (see what they did there) and his struggle through poverty in urban America.

Sufjan’s tune even made it onto the Undun album…which is pretty weird when you think about it. I can’t think of many other times a band has just stuck a track (not a cover) by another artist in the middle of their album. No disrespect mind you…it’s a great album.

Back to Sufjan…the track comes from his album “Michigan” (or “Sufjan Stevens Presents…Greetings from Michigan, the Great Lake State” if you want to get wordy). He had a plan to release an album for each of the 50 states in the U.S of A…but then after two he was like “LOL JKs…i’m gonna do something else”

Anyways, he used the Red Bull money to fund his recent tour. What a dude! Puts on a great live show too.

Get Michigan here (itunes):

Michigan - Sufjan Stevens

Get Undun here (itunes):

Undun - The Roots

gear-project asked: There was a really awesome Tetris Nintendo commercial I loved when I was a kid with awesome Heavy Metal music, and I wanna know if that music ever existed as a full song. It was a short commercial about Russian Bears complaining about the "Kids these days, Tetris Shmetris...". If you can the music for it, please let me know!

Thanks for the question yo!

I’m almost 100% certain that this would have been commisioned and it was written especially for the ad, but i’m waiting to hear back from Nintendo just to make sure and to see if I can get any more info.

In the meantime, one of our readers might know the answer so i’ll post any more information that comes to me. Bitchin’ ad… I’m not sure if it aired in Australia …I was more of a Megadrive kind of kid though.


That Guy From That Website About That Song From That Ad

Sony appear to be targeting the all important douchebag market. If you wear singlets and big sunnies and love to take photos of yourself…look no further.

Tune here is by Manchunian band The 1975, and the song is called “Sex”

Get it here (or don’t…I certainly wouldn’t hold it against you):

The 1975 - Sex

Does the first line remind you of anything?


Melbourne Metro: Dumb Ways to Die

This campaign helps prevent train-related deaths or injuries.

by Unknown

via Mashable

The song in this one is by “Tangerine Kitty” which is a collaboration between Ollie McGill from The Cat Empire and Emily Lubitz, the lead vocalist of Tinpan Orange.

See what they did there?