Archive | November, 2016

VIDEO: A Tribe Called Quest – “We The People…”

18 Nov

For all of us who grew up listening to A Tribe Called Quest, last Friday was like winning the lottery with the first new album in 18 years (RIP Phife). How it went down (read it here), the timing, etc. all aligned at the right moment. Don’t believe me? Have you listened to the album?! Plus Pitchfork just gave it a 9.0! Now comes the first music video for the lead single, “We The People…”

 

New Music: The xx – “On Hold”

14 Nov

Whoops, guess I forgot to hit publish last week! Days late but what’s important is: Welcome back The xx and thanks for bringing an upbeat, bright sound this time around. Click play and give a listen to “On Hold,” the first single released off the forthcoming I See You due out January 13.  More words HERE from NPR.

 

R.I.P. Leon Russell

14 Nov

Sadly the list in 2016 continues to grow as over the weekend Leon Russell bid us farewell. You can read words from the New York Times, here.  Time to dig in, crank it up and hit play.  If you’re unfamiliar, get familiar because they sure don’t make them like this anymore.

 

 

R.I.P. Leonard Cohen

11 Nov

Man, 2016………..

Rest In Peace Leonard Cohen! Another icon we bid adieu to this year.