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Valentines Day VSQ Mixtape & Contest!

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It's February and love is in the air. Well, depending on who you talk to. For those of you who turn your nose up, scroll to the second part of this post for something a little less sappy. For the rest of you hopeless romantics, keep reading for a special treat for your Valentine. Nothing creates a romantic mood better than a few of your favorite love songs - done VSQ style. So we've put together a smashing playlist of our favorite tracks to get your juices flowing. Light some scented candles, spread the rose petals and let VSQ do the rest. Download Valentine's Day Playlist Tracklist:
  • All You Need Is Love - The Beatles
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
  • Fell In Love With a Girl - The White Strips
  • Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division
  • Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want - The Smiths
  • California Love - Tupac
  • Just LIke Heaven - The Cure
  • Crown of Love - Arcade Fire
  • The One I Love - REM
  • Soul Meets Body - Death Cab For Cutie
  • Jack and Sally Montage - Nightmare Revisited

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VSQ Valentines Day Contest!

We believe that Valentine's day shouldn't discriminate. That's why we have four albums stock full of string quartet love songs for every type of lover. Whether you prefer spikes or feathers, lace or leather, we've got the Valentine's Day soundtrack for you! Want to win a copy of your favorite VSQ Valentine's Day album? All you have to do is create your own iMix of your favorite VSQ love songs! Whoever creates the bext iMix will win the Valentine's Day CD of their choice: Valentine's Day Massacre: The Emo Anti-Valentine's Day Collection The Rock N' Roll Valentine's Day Collection The String Quartet Tribute to Valentine's Day My Metal Valentine How to enter: 1. Create an iMix on iTunes with your favorite VSQ love songs. 2. Leave a comment below with a link. Please make sure to let us know your email address! Extra Entries: 1. Follow us on Twitter and RT us about this contest 2. Become our fan on Facebook 3. Subscribe to our blog feed Good luck!

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Amazing Cover Bands: Wu Tang Vs The Beatles

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Wu Tang Clan and the Beatles: do either demographic of listeners even crossover? I suppose they do, it’s hard for any type of person to not be in some way affected by the Beatles’ staggering catalog of music that they pieced together in a few short years. In Tom Caruna, the Brighton, England producer who put together this mashup at the tender age of 28 believes there’s a lot of crossover. “Enter the Magical Mystery Chambers” is his 27-song mashup that features such titles as “Save Me Dear” or “Forget Me Not”. Each song features several samples from bands that either covered Beatles songs or demos from the band themselves. The instrumentals and the album are available at his website http://teasearecords.net/ since early January.

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VSQ Employee Mixtape #5: Customer Service Dept.

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Chrissy H. came to CMH as a lowly intern and has since blossomed into a Customer Service superstar. Not only does she have a winning personality, but has the musical taste to ehttp://www.thevitaminstringquartet.com/blog/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=735nsure all your purchases are the right ones. Her mix-tape is a surefire winner with everything from the eclectic to straight up dance pop. If you ever see her boppin’ around Los Angeles, buy her a drink and she’ll sing you a song. She’ll try not to sing out of key. 1. Van Morrison - And It Stoned Me from String Quartet Tribute To Van Morrison Download buy CD 2. The Roots - The Seed from String Quartet Tribute to The Roots Buy CD download 3. The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots Pt. 1 from String Quartet Tribute to The Flaming Lips download buy CD 4. Get Your Hands Off My Woman from String Quartet Tribute to The Darkness download buy CD 5. Hello, Goodbye from String Quartet Tribute to The Beatles download buy CD 6. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Ohio from String Quartet Tribute to Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young download buy CD 7. 2Pac - California Love from String Quartet Tribute to 2Pac buy CD 8. Death Cab For Cutie - Sound of Settling from Ghost: The String Quartet Tribute to Death Cab for Cutie download buy CD 9. David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust from String Quartet Tribute to David Bowie download buy CD 10. Kanye West - Flashing Lights from The String Quartet Tribute to Kanye West download buy CD

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The VSQ Study Hall Companion

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If you still want to rock out to your favorite songs but fear being shushed in the study hall, The Vitamin String Quartet has transformed dance party anthems into sophisticated string arrangements to accompany you and your homework assignments. Violin, viola and cello minimize the racket yet maintain the raw energy in songs such as "15 Step," "Sex on Fire," and "Viva la Vida." You'll be living the good life with this instrumental tribute as you get your tunes and your A+. Tracklist: 1. 15 Step - Radiohead 2. The Way We Get By - Spoon 3. Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon 4. Soul Meets Body - Death Cab for Cutie 5. Viva La Vida - Coldplay 6. Good Life - Kanye West 7. Across The Universe - The Beatles 8. Blister in The Sun - Violent Femmes 9. Rebellion - The Arcade Fire 10. Between The Bars - Elliot Smith

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