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Jamiroquai is back!!

27 Jan

While many things are not right currently around the world, one thing certainly is, music is the healing force and the universal language. We are in store for a massive year of new music and yours truly just got a bit giddy about this new one from Jamiroquai, yes, Jamiroquai with “Automaton.”

New Music: Arcade Fire – “I Give You Power”

19 Jan

The long awaited is finally here! Click below and give a listen to new music from Arcade Fire with “I Give You Power.” More words from Consequence of Sound can be found HERE.

 

New Music: Dead Man Winter – “Red Wing, Blue Wing”

13 Jan

Trampled by Turtles fans listen up and give a listen to Dead Man Winter aka TBT frontman Dave Simonett. Click play below to listen to “Red Wing, Blue Wing” off his upcoming album, Furnace, set for release on January 27. More words and tour dates from Rolling Stone can be found HERE.

 

DoYouHearTheMusic.com – 2016 Top Albums

30 Dec

Another year down, another year filled with great tunes. Below is a list (in alphabetical order) of 50 albums I dug in 2016. Normally I shy away from naming my top album because quite frankly I think there is too much great music that gets released throughout the year but this year is different because to me, A Tribe Called Quest didn’t just shock everyone by announcing and releasing its first album in 18 years, coupled with the loss earlier this year of Phife Dawg but it was the perfect album at the right time when “We The People” needed it. We Got It From Here…Thank You For Your Service is the album of the year and if you haven’t for some reason, dive into it, listen closely. We need more like ATCQ in 2017 and the years to come, there is a purpose to this album, find yours as I found mine. Peace + Love + Music. See you in 2017.

A Tribe Called Quest – We Got It From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service
Anderson .Paak – Malibu
Angel Olsen – My Woman
Anohni – Hopelessness
Blood Orange – Freetown Sound
Blossoms – ST
Boulevards – Groove!
Car Seat Headrest – Teens of Denial
Catfish and the Bottlemen – The Ride
Chance The Rapper – Coloring Book
Childish Gambino – Awaken, My Love!
Christine and The Queens – Charleur Humaine
Crystal Fighters – Everything Is My Family
David Bowie – Blackstar
DAWES – We’re All Gonna Die
DIIV – Is the Is are
Empire of the Sun – Two Vines
Flume – Skin
Gallant – Ology
Glass Animals – How To Be A Human Being
GOAT – Requiem
Goldroom – West of the West
J. Cole – 4 Your Eyez Only
Jack Garratt – Phase
Kaiser Chiefs – Stay Together
Kaytranada – 99.9%
Kendrick Lamar – untitled unmastered
Kings of Leon – Walls
Lapsley – Long Way Home
Lewis Del Mar – ST
Mitski – Puberty 2
Mumford & Sons – Johannesburg EP
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – A Little Something More From Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Nice As Fuck – ST
NxWorries – Yes Lawd!
Phish – Big Boat
Run The Jewels – RTJ3
Saint Mesa – Jungle EP
St. Paul & The Broken Bones – Sea Of Noise
Sturgill Simpson – A Sailor’s Guide To Earth
The Avett Brothers – Trus Sadness
The Head and The Heart – Signs of Light
The Lumineers – Ophelia
The National +++++ – Day of The Dead (Grateful Dead)
The Rolling Stones – Blue and Lonesome
The Shelters – ST
Tycho – Epoch
Whitney –  Light Upon The Lake
Wolfmother – Victorious
ZHU – Generation Why

New Music: Run The Jewels – “Legend Has It”

1 Dec

RTJ3 is almost here and now the dynamic duo of Killer Mike and El-P have dropped the second track from the upcoming LP due out January 13. Click play and give a listen to “Legend Has It.”

 

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.

 

New Music: Nick Murphy fka Chet Faker – “Fear Less”

13 Sep

Click below and give a listen to “Fear Less,” the first track Nick Murphy fka Chet Faker has released under his real name. More works from Pitchfork can be found HERE.

Nick Waterhouse and Leon Bridges got together….

7 Sep

and made this!

Click play below and give a listen to “Katchi” and come see Leon make his Vegas debut in two weeks at Life is Beautiful Festival 2016!

 

Countdown to Life is Beautiful 2016: Dirty Heads – “Moon Tower”

6 Sep

Huntington Beach where you at?! The countdown to Life is Beautiful 2016 rolls on and pretty perfect for today!  Check out this stripped down version of “Moon Tower” by Dirty Heads off their self titled, fifth album which dropped earlier this summer. Getting stoked to have the fellas perform at Life is Beautiful on Saturday, September 24.  More here from Relix.