Welcome back to New Music Monday! Time for "Best of 2013" lists! This week, my Top 10 Best Singles of 2013. I've included one or two extra since, well, there was a lot of great music released this year. Did I miss anything? Let me know!
Today we briefly discuss the fall of the all-encompassing record label (ala Motown) and how independent musicians are now creating their own communities with fellow artists to support and promote each other.
This week in Fresh Goo - nothing but titillators of future albums, from the likes of altpsych group Warpaint, freakadelic producer Madlib, and raucuous synthpopettes Casket Girls. Andofcoursemuchmuchmoar.
Today we seal up the meth bags for the second half of our favorite songs featured in AMC's critically acclaimed TV series, Breaking Bad (2008-2013). A note to the wise: spoilers abound, so don't listen if you haven't watched the entire series.
The artist line-up for the GTA V-themed concert at this year's VGX has been revealed. It will feature appearances by A$AP Rocky, Tyler, The Creator, The Chain Gang of 1974, Jay Rock, Woody Jackson, The Alchemist, and Oh No; all performing tracks off of the Grand Theft Auto V soundtrack.
Due to an overabundance of trailers and TV spots, we've got a pretty good idea of what The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is going to look like. If you're more curious what it will sound like though, we've got you covered there as well. 43 minutes of Howard Shore's score has been uploaded online. Check it out below.
Welcome back to New Music Monday. I spent the entire weekend listening to Lyle Lovett and The Gaslight Anthem and could really use something new. You too? Great!
This week, in Fresh Goo - can't wait for new tracks from newly-reuinted OutKast? check out Jungle; to fans of Parquet Courts, breathe the sarcasti-swagger of TRAAMS; for those aching for more bare and breathless indie pop a la the XX, Ambsace is pure spice. And of course, much much more.
Capcom announced their 20th Anniversary Mega Man X music collection recently for Japan, and just announced the track list of each disk in the package. Some of these include over 50 tracks, all from the various Mega Man X titles.
Who is Jonezen? Let's find out.