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Cadillac, SRX – 1901, Phoenix

October 28th, 2009 · Commercials

Enjoyed this track thoroughly – Cadillac is still trying to break from it’s geriatric brand.  The music from Phoenix is edgy, electric and full of energy.

The band Phoenix is a French group.  In their own words:

4 Parisian boys with brotherly love

Find out the latest on the Phoenix site or via Twitter @wearephoenix

If you enjoy remixes, it’s always fun to see all the different 1901 remixes all together

Get 1901 by Phoenix on Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix - 1901

House, Broken – Love Vigilantes, New Order (cover by Iron & Wine)

September 21st, 2009 · TV Shows

In the two-hour season premiere, House begins a for of give and take with his fellow inmates at the asylum.  Despite showing his more human side, he is mostly scheming to free himself… Oh, I’ve just come from the land of the sun From a war that must be won in the name of truth… […]

House, Broken – No Surprises, Radiohead

September 21st, 2009 · TV Shows

Season 6 of House begins with Gregory House in an insane asylum.  The first episode begins with panned shots of the Psychiatric hospital while No Surprises by Radiohead plays in the background. Get No Surprises by Radiohead on

Dawn – Wash Away, Joe Purdy

August 28th, 2009 · Commercials

Warm and fuzzy commercial about how Dawn helps save wildlife – one animal at a time. Wash Away by Joe Purdy provides the mellow backdrop as crude oil is gently washed from penguins and ducklings. In the spirit of full disclosure, here is a list of consumer products by Procter & Gamble (maker of Dawn).  […]

Apple iPhone 3GS – Mr. Pitiful, Matt Costa

July 28th, 2009 · Commercials

Ah the benefits of being SuperFast – as in with the new iPhone 3GS.  This ad shows how a skateboarder is easily recorded & uploaded onto the Internet by the new device,  while Mr. Pitiful by Matt Costa chimes along.  It’s ironic that Matt Costa was almost a professional skateboarder…

Travelers Insurance Dog – Trouble, Ray LaMontagne

July 16th, 2009 · Commercials

When a bone is more than just a bone, this commercial builds up great empathy for it’s canine star.  Along with a mellow backdrop from Ray LaMontagne, this ad is a memorable vignette. More on Ray LaMontagne here: raylamontagne.com Get Trouble on

Blackberry – I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight, U2

July 10th, 2009 · Commercials

There is more to this commercial than it seems.  This joint ad (a recent trend in TV commercials) for U2 and Blackberry promotes the new U2 Mobile Album as part of Blackberry’s App World. The ubiquitous U2 sound i.e. the song I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight from their recent album No […]