Tag Archives: Record

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.

 

Now Playing: Sam Means – “Other Side Of You”

18 Nov

Fans of The Format click play and listen to hear “Other Side Of You” from Sam Means. Yes, Nate Ruess, as we all know left Arizona (and The Format) to pursue a career in New York which led to fun. and his solo release but now it’s Means’ time. He’s rallied his ex-bandmates from The Format and gets set to drop his solo album 10 Songs, Jan. 22 on Hello Records. More words HERE via Billboard and get out and see Means on tour!

Leon Bridges’ Coming Home out today!

23 Jun

Music fans, if you buy one album this year make it Leon Bridges‘ Coming Home which is out today! The smooth and sly 25 year old has already been compared to Sam Cooke and Otis Redding with his old-school soul sound and while his studio stuff has all the chops to become album of the year, it’s his live show that will have you weak in the knees. So do two things this new music Tuesday, go buy the album and go find yourself a Leon Bridges concert to attend.

Peace + Love + Music

Check out his performance last night on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

New Music: Zac Brown Band – “Heavy is the Head” ft. Chris Cornell

9 Mar

If you didn’t catch Saturday Night Live over the weekend chances are you missed the debut of “Heavy Is The Head” by Zac Brown Band ft. Chris Cornell. Give a listen to the below to catch the SNL performance and get ready as the new ZBB album Jekyll + Hyde is released on April 28. The lead single “Homegrown” off the upcoming album debuted back in January.

New Music Tuesday: Imagine Dragons, Steve Earle, Elle King, José González, Phosphorescent

17 Feb

What’s not to love about New Music Tuesday?! Today brings a whole heap of new music and much to be excited about. As a Las Vegan, it’s a big day as Imagine Dragons with the release of Smoke+Mirrors, the long anticipated follow-up to Night Visions. Crazy to think of just a handful of years ago seeing them perform in front of tiny crowds and now rocking to thousands. Also out today, I’m excited about a new one from Steve Earle with the release of Terraplane, one of my latest obsessions of the last year, Elle King, releases her debut album, Love Stuff, Jose Gonzalez returns with Vestiges & Claws and a live album to snatch up, PhosphorescentLive at the Music Hall.

Imagine Dragons – Smoke + Mirrors

 

Steve Earle – Terraplane

 
Elle King – Love Stuff

 

José González – Vestiges & Claws

 

Phosphorescent – Live at the Music Hall

New Music: Incubus – “Absolution Calling”

5 Feb

New music from Incubus! Words about new LP or EPs dropping this year and heap of international dates on the calendar. Hoping they make it back stateside for a tour too!

New Music Tuesday: Bob Dylan, Butch Walker, Two Gallants, Diana Krall

3 Feb

If you weren’t a lucky AARP winner, now’s your chance to scoop up Bob Dylan’s 36th studio album, Shadows In The Night

 

A personal favorite of mine, Butch Walker is back with Afraid of Ghosts

 
Dynamic duo Two Gallants are back with another new album in We Are Undone

 
The lovely and talented Diana Krall releases Wallflower

Now Playing: Dan Deacon – “Feel The Lightning”

6 Jan

More new music I’m looking forward to in 2015: Dan Deacon. Just before the end of 2014, “Feel The Lightning” was released and will be featured on his new album, Gliss Riffer, which drops February 24. Let’s hope it’s a big big year Deacon.

READ THIS: 9 Proven Ways Music Makes Our Lives Better

28 Mar

I constantly say that music is the universal language and that it can dictate a range of emotions. Now comes this awesome article from Business Insider by Eric Barker titled “9 Proven Ways Music Makes Our Lives Better.”

You can read the article HERE but if you don’t think you have the time (clearly you do if you’re reading this), here’s a summary.

1.Music Can Help You Relax
2.Angry Music Improves Your Performance
3.Music Reduces Pain
4.Music Can Give You A Better Workout
5.Music Can Help You Find Love
6.Music Can Save A Life
7.Music Can Improve Your Work — Sometimes
8.Use Music To Make You Smarter
9.Music Can Make You A Better Person

Most importantly: Music makes us feel good, and in the end, that’s worth a lot.

News: Tennis Enlist Patrick Carney of The Black Keys for New Album Due February 14

9 Nov

via Pitchfork.com:

On February 14, indie-pop duo Tennis follow up this year’s Cape Dory with a new album, Young and Old, on Fat Possum. The album was recorded with the Black Keys‘ Patrick Carney manning the decks. Before that, Tennis have a single out on Forest Family, Origins, that’s due on December 6.

Click HERE to read the original post as well as stream “Origins.”