Kid Cudi’s third solo album Indicud might be a hit among his current fans, but if he hasn’t won you over yet with Man on the Moon: The End of Day and Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager, then I doubt this will do the trick.
With Christmas approaching the holiday spirit is abound. What better way to embrace this spirit than with your favorite traditional holiday songs. Do You Hear What I Hear, a new holiday EP by Wytold is exactly that; traditional holiday music but its executed in a manner like no Christmas album I’ve ever heard.
Coheed and Cambria was first introduced to me as a concept band. (Get ready for some long titles here; this band loves them. There would be a four-part story told by music, starting with part II, The Second Stage Turbine Blade. This was followed by In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth:3 and the double-album Good Apollo, I’m Burning Star IV (From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness and No World For Tomorrow. Fans learned the origins of the story two years ago with the release of Year of the Black Rainbow, and except for anniversary tours (The Neverender Tour) that was going to be it…
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Muse has never been a band to shy away from controversial opinions. If this was not apparent with Absolution, Black Holes and Revelations, or The Resistance, then the listener is missing some critical elements of Muse’s typical message. To be fair, Muse also touches on romance/personal connections. I heard that they were releasing a new album back in January of this year, so one can imagine my anticipation. Follow me to learn more about the new album The 2nd Law.
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Los Angeles Singer, Songwriter, and Dancer Japollonia along with production team Silent Partner Entertainment reveal plans to drop their first album in 2013. This comes off the success of their self titled mixtape “Japollonia” which hit Silver status with over 350,000 downloads. Their official music video “Blinded” a feature track off the self titled mixtape has received over 600,000 views on You Tube.
It’s that time. With the presidential election looming in the forth coming months it is not unlikely spoofs and campaign stunts make there self present. This is not the case according to Gerald Casale with “Don’t Roof Rack Me, Bro!” a song brutally mocking Mitt Romney for strapping his Irish Setter, Seamus, to the roof of his car for a family vacation in 1983.
Little Broken Hearts is Norah Jones’ 5th solo effort and details different responses to heartbreak such as leaving (“Say Goodbye” and “Out on the Road”) or even murder (“Miriam”). Danger Mouse produced and helped Jones write the album to amazing effect. They truly used the past the move her music forward in several tracks deep in a 60s groove such as “4 Broken Hearts,” while others are so simple and straightforward they could have been on Come Away With Me, her critically acclaimed and wildly successful first album.
I don’t know if SexyTime was trying to be creative by adding an offbeat kick drum to almost every track on there EP but it got annoying quick. It makes the songs sound like they were just thrown together. Maybe they rushed the EP so they could release it on 4/20 I don’t know, and for an EP to have Sexy Purple Bass Music in the title the tracks weren’t very bass driven. The EP was short as well, it was all of 19mins 33secs for six tracks.
It is a rare event that a podcast – a history podcast no less – to merit attention on an entertainment site. For starters, it has to be entertaining. There are thousands, possibly tens of thousands, of podcasts out there; some are worth listening to and some are not. For any interest out there, I wager there is a dedicated community podcast for it. Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History podcast merits some attention for his latest episode, the conclusion of “Death Throes of the Republic.”