Posts tagged "album drop"

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Heart To Philip Selway

It’s T-T-T-Tuesday! And if you like chicks who rock, then you’re going to be super psyched because the badass sisters of Heart have finally released new jamz. It’s quite possibly the best album name ever too: Red Velvet Car. That’s a whole lot I want! Also, Jenny Lewis and her boyfriend, Johnny Rice, make beautiful…

Simcha / August 31, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From !!! To Ra Ra Riot

It’s Tuesday, aka New Music Day. And let me tell you, girl, this week is the jammiest! Shine up those dancin’ shoes because my favorite psychedelic party band !!! (pronounced “chk chk chk”) has a new album out and it is all kinds of fun. Ra Ra Riot proves three is the magic number with…

Simcha / August 24, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From David Gray To Matthew Dear

Last week we were practically starved for new releases. But we went from famine to a feast, because this week there’s a whole lotta records going on! Heck, David Gray alone released two! Also, Matthew Dear takes us to a dark paradise city; Dondria lets her Phatfffat hang out; Chief updates tradition; Lissie claws her…

Simcha / August 17, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, Err, Release

It’s a slow week for new music. But we’ve got one lone gem, a diamond in the rough. Here is Lost In Trees’ version of home alone, after the jump …

Simcha / August 10, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Arcade Fire To Autolux

This Tuesday is major! The third Arcade Fire album dropped today and it is awesome—not that there was any doubt. But that’s not all! Autolux takes mass transit; Wavves conquers the surf; Buckcherry still tells the ladies they go all night long; Dax Riggs digs his own grave; Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band delivers their…

Simcha / August 3, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Fat Joe To Tom Jones

This is what we like to call a phat Tuesday! Last week, we brought you part one of the new release extravaganza that is July 27th. Now, here is the second half of the jams you can get your hands on as of today. Just to recap, Menomena, Best Coast, Dru Hill, and Sky Sailing…

Simcha / July 27, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Menomena To Best Coast

This week, I can’t get this “Muppet Show” song out of my head! But it’s not nearly as catchy as the new record from the band of the same name: Menomena. Plus, there’s rad summer surf rock from Best Coast, Dru Hill reunites, and Adam Young releases a record he made before he was Owl…

Simcha / July 20, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From M.I.A. To Sparklehorse and Danger Mouse

The record you have been waiting for is here. And M.I.A.’s M/\Y/\ takes her whole thang higher. (Pronounced hi-ya.) Plus, Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse (R.I.P.) finally got out of crazy litigation to drop their ultimate super group record, Dark Night Of The Soul. This might just be the first and last time I say, “Thank…

Simcha / July 13, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Kelis To Big Boi

Oh girl, it’s hot outside, but these jams are so scorchin’ they’re gonna to melt the friggin’ dance floor! This week Big Boi, Kelis, Thieves Like Us, and Kylie Minogue are on fire, but then we’ll cool down with What Laura Says. So, get those headphones on, and get ready to booty bounce in your…

Simcha / July 6, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Scissor Sisters To The-Dream

Your fave, Scissor Sisters, are back! No, not the ones you loved to love from your college drama class … Jake, Baby Daddy, and Ana Ma-friggin-tronic! They’re gonna fight fire with fire, and ass cheeks. Plus, hit maker The-Dream drops the kinda record that makes you wish you could go back in time to grind…

Simcha / June 29, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Miley Cyrus To Eminem

It’s Tuesday, aka New Music-day! This week, The Roots go deep; Eminem goes even deeper; Conor Oberst bands together with some indie icons for an album of covers; Stars, Sia, and Uffie lighten the heavy hitters with some dancefloor delights; Miley Cyrus feels like bustin’ loose; and Kele Okereke from Bloc Party actually does, releasing…

Simcha / June 22, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Devo To Drake

It’s one hot Tuesday, and girl, the new release jams are gonna make you sweat. For one, today is the official return of the raditude that is ’80s nerd dance group Devo. Meanwhile, Young Money drops Drake’s album; Robyn has us rockin’ out; The Like give us more to love; and We Are Scientists stick…

Simcha / June 15, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Ratatat To Christina Aguilera

It’s Tuesday, and that means sweet new jams, especially if you live in North Korea. Yep, that’s right. In retaliation for sinking their battle ship, South Korea is blasting FM radio at North Korea. Take that! Music is powerful, man. If only we fought all our wars this way. Hey, maybe some of this week&#8217…

Simcha / June 8, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Jack Johnson To The Futureheads

I got some new releases for you, hot stuff. This week, Born Ruffians aren’t afraid to just say it; The Futureheads embrace the chaos; Sleepy Sun is giving us fever; the New Inheritors are talking about hibernation in summer; the Good Old War soldiers on; and Jack Johnson wants you to beach out. So, let&#8217…

Simcha / June 1, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From David Cross To Karen Elson

It’s Tuesday, and you know what that means, folks—new jams! This week, model Karen Elson turns crooner; STP puts out for the first time in almost a decade; David Cross is trying to get even bigger; Marina and the Diamonds carry their piano across the pond; Damien Jurado reps the Seattle sound; and First Aid…

Simcha / May 25, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Reggie Watts To LCD Soundsystem

Oh, baby! This is one of those weeks where there are too many jams and too little time. For starters, Reggie Watts, that sexy beat-makin’ weirdo, finally busts out his first awesome record. Then, LCD Soundsystem’s new tracks are giving us the get-down dance fever. Plus, the Black Keys went all bluesy and badass; Na…

Simcha / May 18, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From The Dead Weather To The National

It’s a gray May day here in New York City and the releases this Tuesday are just as dark and enveloping. Now, it’s time to forget sunshine and the bright, plucky spring. Let’s roll into the wild rawness of rock. Deep voices, strange noises, and a rabbit hole that’ll take you out of your day…

Simcha / May 11, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Broken Social Scene To The Flaming Lips

It’s Tuesday, and you know what that mean, folks: new jams! This week, The Flaming Lips spearhead a super group magic carpet ride across the “Dark Side Of The Moon.” The New Pornographers are back and keeping it together; The Hold Steady hangs in there; Broken Social Scene trims down and turns that motha out…

Simcha / May 4, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From The Mynabirds To Hole

It’s Tuesday and you know what that means, folks, it’s time for some fresh jams! This week, our fave electric guitar-slinging kook (and major blabbermouth), Courtney Love, claims Hole for drug money and glory. The Eastern Block is rallying with Gogol Bordello and the Balkan Beat Box. Jesse Malin & Saint Mark’s Social glam u…

Simcha / April 27, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Sweet Apple To The Apples In Stereo

It’s new music Tuesday, so it’s time to take the latest jams for a spin. As you can see, this is the week of the apple. Sweet Apple is a rad new supergroup featuring J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. and The Apples In Stereo are boogying down with Elijah Wood. Speaking of the fruit of…

Simcha / April 20, 2010