Posts tagged "album drop"

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Freelance Whales To MGMT

You know I try to keep you hip to the hottest, freshest records each week. And every Tuesday, there’s always some gem that makes me feel like music is a mine I’ll gladly keep chiselin’ away at. But baby, this is the kind of week that is 100 percent diamonds in the rough. Prepare to…

By: Simcha / April 13, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Melissa Auf Der Maur To Laura Marling

It’s one sunny spring Tuesday, and the tunes are just as h-o-t! This week, smokin’ guitar gods Melissa Auf der Maur and Slash are both flying solo, we bow to Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings’ royal jewels, the John Butler Trio keeps on jammin’, Dr. Dog licks our wounds, and Laura Marling waxes poetic…

By: Simcha / April 6, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Usher To Erykah Badu

This week some pretty friggin' sweet sonic stuff hits the shelves and it's even been distracting me from all those amazing Lady Gaga covers popping up on the interwebs. Now it's time to get fresh with the hottest new tracks -- we've got Usher making us say OMG, the Dum Dum Girls gettin' their sassy…

By: Simcha / March 31, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Andrew W.K. To She & Him

This sweet release Tuesday puts the jam in jam-packed. There's new hotness from She & Him, Bright Eyes, Monica, Justin Bieber, Bonobo, Goldfrapp, Archie Bronson Outfit, and Andrew W.K. Can I get a "Woo-hoo!!"? Let's get get into the groove, after the jump ...

By: Simcha / March 23, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases From Seabear And Gin Wigmore

This week, I learned there’s an artist called Popa Chubby. Ha! While we’re not gonna take him for a spin, there is plenty of stuff that’ll keep you up for the work day! After the jump, Seabear hugs it out, The Whigs give us a party, Neon Trees grow, and Gin Wigmore is on the…

By: Simcha / March 16, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Liars To Gorillaz

I Love Liars. And I’m not talking about the all the sweet-talking men who’ve done me wrong. This time, I’m talking about my fave band in the world, Liars, the ruling triumvirate of all that is awesome. They manage to do the improbable — create existential noise rock that is relatable and awkward sonic love…

By: Simcha / March 9, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Little Boots To Lifehouse

It's Tuesday, aka time to take the freshest records for a spin! While I know Fat Tuesday already happened last month, as far as new releases go, this one is stacked! If you like Stephen King, psychedelic rock, and enjoy your freedom of speech (who don't?!), you gots to check out Shooter Jennings and Hierarchy'…

By: Simcha / March 2, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Joanna Newsom To Shout Out Louds

It's Tuesday, and you know what that means—there are sweet new jams here for your listening pleasure. This week, Joanna Newsom drops not one, not two, but three discs of harp hits. Daniel Merriweather's got soul, and a new record. The Alkaline Trio mixes drug metaphors with alcohol. The kid, Joey McIntyre, goes to the…

By: Simcha / February 23, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Freeway & Jake One To Field Music

It's Tuesday, so you now what that means: It's time to check out what's fresh off the presses this week. If you're feeling the winter blues and need someone to reason with you, well, then this week is your Album Drop! There's so much folk flowing it's like Garrison Keillor curated the new releases. We…

By: Simcha / February 16, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Yeasayer To The Watson Twins

It's new release Tuesday and you know what that means, hot stuff. It's time to take the latest, raddest tuneage for a spin! This week has got some outta-this-world electro clank that'll have you wanting to go bionic, thanks to Yeasayer, Phantogram, and Massive Attack. Then, on the flip side, we got some lady ballad…

By: Simcha / February 9, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Lil Wayne To Nick Jonas

It's new release Tuesday, folks, and that can mean only one thing: It's time to take the fresh tunes for a spin. I know we were all counting on a groundhog today (six more weeks of winter, wah!), but this week has another beacon of hope, nay, ridonkulous awesomeness. Last year, I was addicted to…

By: Simcha / February 2, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Hot Chip To Charlotte Gainsbourg

This week is like the deli sandwich of new release Tuesdays, 'cause it's jam-packed with meaty, juicy morsels of music! We got a new smokin' Hot Chip record startin' the dance party. The Magnetic Fields are here to polarize your heart. Charlotte Gainsbourg and Beck made some beautiful music together, and we hope that's a…

By: Simcha / January 26, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Spoon To Aziz Ansari

This week, some serious awesomeness has been unleashed upon the pop culture-verse. That’s right, it’s not just music this week—although, Spoon’s transferring some new sound waves, Eels are staying focused on doom, RJD2 is Phili-styling R&B, and Surfer Blood is dropping a debut that could very well be THE album of 2010. But girl, thi…

By: Simcha / January 20, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Vampire Weekend To OK GO

It’s new release Tuesday, so it’s time to take the latest tunes for a spin! And girl, this week is jam-packed with hotness. Last week was all gals, and this week, it's all man, honey! First of all, the sophomore record from Vampire Weekend is out. Finally! You know, those prepster cuties would never disappoint…

By: Simcha / January 12, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Findlay Brown to Katharine McPhee

It’s new release Tuesday, so it’s time to take the latest tracks for a spin! This week, representin’ "American Idol," runner-up Katharine McPhee drops her second songbird record. Catty Ke$ha raps her wild side. But, girl, tucked away with the lady tuneage is Mr. Findlay Brown, a British bad boy who will sing your pantie…

By: Simcha / January 5, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Mary J. Blige To Young Money

It’s new release Tuesday, so it’s time to take the latest tunes for a spin! As I’ve been writing this, my own jams have been competing with my neighbor's -- he just got a karaoke machine for the holidays. Must admit, the dude can really do justice to the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Under The…

By: Simcha / December 22, 2009

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Alicia Keys To Robin Thicke

All I want for Hannukah is sweet new tunes! And although there are only three albums out this week, they are so good they’ll be in our CD player forevah, or until we get that MP3 jammy we’ve been asking for. But I digress, on with the hotness! We’ve got Alicia Keys playing footloose and…

By: Simcha / December 15, 2009

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases From Snoop Dogg To 30 Seconds To Mars

It’s new release Tuesday, so it’s time to take the latest tunes for a spin. And the freshest track is coming from my fave awesome art rock band: The Liars. They’re releasing Sisterworld in March, but you hip, hot Frisky gals can get an mp3 taste of it by heading here! I’ve been basically playing…

By: Simcha / December 8, 2009

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From The Bravery to Allison Iraheta

It’s new release Tuesday, so it’s time to take the latest tunes for a spin. This week it’s all about the booty—but isn't it always, ladies? Amid the constant stream of Christmas music, there's a ray of hope, and that ray is a DJ light pointed right at the dance floor, girl. So put o…

By: Simcha / December 1, 2009

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Rihanna To Adam Lambert

Today is not much of an indie day. Nope, today is a day for big, huge, mega-blockbuster releases from the likes of Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Adam Lambert, Shakira, and Susan Boyle. Why? So that they're in stores, sitting on the new releases shelf, on Black Friday when people storm the doors of Wal-Mart, hopefully not…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 24, 2009