Adele’s last album, 21, has sold over 30 million copies worldwide. If you didn’t buy it, you’re probably only a two degrees away from someone who did. Some people even bought it twice, having to own it on CD and vinyl. (I just went with the vinyl.) Billboard dubbed it the “Greatest Album...Read more
Monthly Archives: November 2015
#songoftheday / REVIEW: BOMBUS: “REPEAT UNTIL DEATH”
WORLD PREMIERE/#songoftheday: WE NEVER MET: “FUTURE LOVE”
We realize most of our American readers are either too full or too drunk to sit in front of their computer screens today, but we do have readers outside of the States and we're sure they'd like a treat today, too. So, we are bringing you the...
REMINDER: RECORD STORE BLACK FRIDAY
Like last year, Record Store Day is happening a second time this year. Fine independent record stores everywhere will be holding Record Store Day Black Friday and there are lots of Record Store Day exclusives to make you drool (and open your wallet). Artists releasing Record Store Day exclusives include Beck, David Bowie,...Read more
#songoftheday / REVIEW: DEVON SEVEN: “WHERE LIGHT SHINES BRIGHTER”
Just when you think you've already heard the best pop songs of 2015, along comes "Where Light Shines Brighter," an addictive dance pop gem by Devon Seven, a half Danish, half Malaysian singer/songwriter hailing from Denmark. Although she'd experimented with various producers over the years, she finally...
ADORABLE VIDEO: Ben Lee – “The Body of Love”
So fucking cute. ...
#songoftheday / REVIEW: KITA ALEXANDER: “PLAIN SIGHT”
Kita Alexander is a rising 19 year old pop artist hailing from the Australian outback where she started playing guitar to kill time while working on her mother's fruit stand; her family had their own avocado farm. She made her debut earlier this year with "My Own...
#albumoftheday / REVIEW: RAINBOW SHARK: A LIGHT ECHO
#songoftheday / VIDEO: CHVRCHES: “EMPTY THREAT”
"Nothing to regret / Nothing to prove," goes CHVRCHES new single "Empty Threat," a song which anyone who has bought their sophomore album Every Open Eye can tell you is brilliant. The verses are catchier than the choruses of most pop songs. And the chorus is,...
KILLER SINGLE: Miner – “Better Instincts”
"Against my better instincts / I go against my better instincts," sings Justin Miner during LA band Miner's uppity, new folk rock single "Better Instincts." At first, it sounds out like it's going to be subtle electronica then it shifts to folk and then folk rock, by...
RED HOT REMIXES: Whinnie Williams – “Too Strong” (Acekeyz remix) = #songoftheday + Dua Lipa – “Be The One” (Shy Luv remix)
To my ears, Whinnie Williams can do no wrong... Be sure to read more for the must-hear Dua Lipa tracks!...
#albumoftheday / REVIEW: Mylène Farmer: INTERSTELLAIRES
In 2010 Mylène Farmer, the most popular French artist in the world, surprised fans when she released her first album without longtime collaborator Laurent Boutonnat, Bleu Noir. Her formula with Boutonnat was simple: Laurent wrote the music and she wrote the lyrics. At least that’s how the credits read. I should think there...Read more
#songoftheday / VIDEO: DISCLOSURE FEAT. LORDE: “MAGNETS” LIVE ON SNL
Our thoughts and prayers are with Paris tonight. I am especially saddened and upset by this news because I’ve been to Paris four times and truly feel as though my heart resides there. The reason I went to Paris was often to see concerts. Mylene Farmer at Bercy. Vanessa Paradis and Raphael at...Read more
RED HOT: Panic! At The Disco: “Victorious”
Tonight we are victorious Champagne pouring over us All my friends were glorious Tonight we are victorious," sings Panic! At The Disco's Brandon Urie for the chorus of the band's sizzling new single, "Victorious." ...