Sep 06, 2012 1:04PM

Oyster Mix: Collarbones

Teen heartache from The-Dream, Aaliyah, Mariah Carey and more.

Collarbones are Travis Cook and Marcus Whale, two unlikely pals from opposite ends of Australia (that's Adelaide and Sydney respectively), who met via the internet. Thank god for the internet, right? After chatting each other up, the pair exchanged music and tastes, and pieced together a distinctly 'internet' sound, using drum machines, vocoders and carefully distorted instrumentation. 

Collarbone's sophomore album Die Young is a meditation on the throes of teen heartache, and they've been kind enough to make us a mixtape in the same vein. It's an R&B affair (and it's REALLY GOOD!), and you can expect plenty of heartbreak anthems from the likes of Mariah Carey and Aaliyah, as well as Azealia Banks, The-Dream and Disclosure.

Tracklist:
Octo Octa — 'I'm Trying'
Jeremih — '773 Love'
Disclosure — 'My Intention Is War'
Azealia Banks — 'Liquorice'
Mariah Carey — 'Shake It Off'
The-Dream — 'Walkin' On The Moon'
Matthew Dear — 'Shy'
Midnight Star — 'Midas Touch (a discobody gold dust)'
Ford & Lopatin — 'Too Much MIDI (Please Forgive Me)'
Aaliyah — 'One In A Million'
Zebra Katz — 'Ima Read (Mike Q & B. Ames Remix)'
Clams Casino — 'Gorilla'
Oren Ambarchi — 'Stars Aligned, Web Spun'
Kingdom — 'Fukin Jaker'
Binary Finary — '1998 (Matt Darey Remix)'
All Saints — 'I Know Where It's At (Nu Birth Riddum Dub)'
Junior Vasquez — 'If Madonna Calls'
Tyga — 'Rack City (Mak & Pasteman Bootleg)'
The Count & Sinden — 'Addicted to You (Lone Remix)'
T2 Feat. Robin S — 'You Got The Love (Lisa Marie Experience)'
Brandy — 'Put It Down (Schwarz Fall In <3 Rmx)'
Bebetunes — 'Pepsi Baby'
Health — 'Pain'
HNC — 'I Dream I Dead'
Gross Magic — 'Yesterdays'
Tops — 'VII Babies'
Ken Nordine — 'In My Craft or Sullen Art'

They also have a new single out called 'Hypothermia' featuring Guerre — here it is:

Die Young is out 28 September 2012 via Two Bright Lakes/ Remote Control. 

Tour dates: 
Friday 28 September - Liberty Social, Melbourne
Saturday 29 September - Brisbane Fest, Brisbane
Friday 5 October - Rocket Bar, Adelaide
Friday 12 October - TBA, Sydney

Photograph by Voena via Collarbones Tumblr

Leesa Gallaher

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