Monthly Archives: January 2016
#songoftheday = WOLFMOTHER: “VICTORIOUS”
#albumoftheday / REVIEW: MEGADETH: DYSTOPIA
Dystopia is album number 15 for Megadeth, the band that refuses to die, which I mean in a positive way. If you read the Wiki pages for the band and this album, Dave Mustaine and company faced some serious hardships while writing and making it. It would have been easy for Mustaine to...Read more
#songoftheday / REVIEW: DUCKY – “Winter Song”
The video for DUCKY's new single "Winter Song" doesn't start off looking like your typical winter, but that's clearly the point. Her EP is called Los Angeles and I believe that's where the video was filmed. ...
#albumoftheday / REVIEW: CONRAD KEELY: ORIGINAL MACHINES
The name Conrad Keely might not ring a bell, but I’m sure you’ve heard his band’s especially unique name once or twice: …And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead. The band started off in Texas in 1995 and then proceeded to more or less tour non-stop for the twenty years...Read more
NEWS: BOSTON CALLING ANNOUNCES SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY MAY 27, 2016: SIA, SUFJAN STEVENS AND LISA HANNIGAN AND AARON DESSNER
This morning the weekend-long Boston Calling music festival announced its exciting Friday night (May 27th) line-up. Sia, whose new album This is Acting drops tomorrow, will headline with Sufjan Stevens and Lisa Hannigan with Aaron Dessner also on the bill. Friday single day tickets and Saturday/Sunday weekend passes go on sale tomorrow, January...Read more
EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE / #songoftheday = OLIVIA CIPRIANI: “LIMITLESS”
I'm always very excited when I find a truly awesome song that we can premiere, which is certainly the case with newcomer Olivia Cipriani's splendid new single "Limitless." ...
#albumoftheday = SAUL WILLIAMS: MARTYRLOSERKING
The wonderful thing about checking out new music is that sometimes, on rare occasions, you come across something so fantastic that you can’t believe you’ve lived your life so far without it. It’s that whole “where have you been all my life” factor, and that’s precisely how I felt the first time I...Read more
RIDICULOUS AUDIO: B.o.B: FLATLINE
EDITED TO ADD: Around 11:30 this morning (January 27th) I was posting a new review and when I reloaded the main page I saw that the soundcloud player for this track was gone, which almost certainly means that it was deleted from Soundcloud. Perhaps he regrets expressing...
HOT NEW VIDEO: COEUR DE PIRATE Feat. ALLAN KINGDOM: “I Don’t Want to Break Your Heart”
I still feel slightly uncomfortable with Coeur de Pirate doing what's essentially mainstream pop after being so fond of her early records, which were mostly her and the piano with lyrics in French, but I will certainly say that this is better than your average, synthy pop song...
NEWS: EVERYTHING COMING TO NETFLIX IN FEBRUARY
Here ya go, the complete list of everything coming to Netflix next month, which includes one of our favorites, 1999’s Cruel Intentions. And, of course, there are some things that are leaving, so we’ve posted that below the new goodies. The shows and movies in italics are things we officially recommend. But we’re...Read more
#songoftheday = CHILDREN OF BODOM: “HORNS”
"Horns" is one of the best songs from Children of Bodom's most recent album, I Worship Chaos, which is easily one of last year's best metal records. ...
#albumoftheday / REVIEW= PILLAR POINT: MARBLE MOUTH
It’s very fitting that the cover of Pillar Point’s sophomore effort, Marble Mouth, is quite colorful, bursting with sweet red, tangy orange, vibrant yellow, groovy green and electric blue. Plus, a little black thrown in for good measure, perhaps to represent the dark side within all of us. It’s one of those instances...Read more
NEWS: KANYE WEST TWEETS TRACKLIST FOR SWISH [UPDATED; ALBUM NOW CALLED WAVES]
Well, folks, today we have news from Kanye West… He has tweeted the tracklist for his new album, SWISH, about which he tweeted “so happy to be finished with the best album of all time.” But what the list reads isn’t entirely clear. We see “Waves,” “High Lights,” “80 Hours,” “No More Parties in...Read more
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: KITA ALEXANDER – POP STAR ON THE RISE
by Michael McCarthy If you like pop music that’s as addictive as chocolate but also has an air of sophistication about it, you’re in for a real treat with the music of 19 year old Kita Alexander, a rising pop star who’s been getting airplay from the likes of such influential stations as Beats 1, Radio...Read more