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 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!
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
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.
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.”