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 his first solo record. So, get those headphones on, girl, because there’s a jam for whatever mood you’re in this fine evenin’. Keep reading »
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 to their formula. So, let’s get into the groove, after the jump. Keep reading »
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’s releases will make it to the front lines. We’ve got Christina Aguilera going bionic, Grace Potter planting a CD, Hanson shouting it out, Deer Tick’s getting bitten, Teenage Fanclub lurking in the shadows, Ratatat giving us a beat, Tokyo Police Club coming out swinging, and The Delta Spirit rising up.
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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’s get into the groove after the jump!
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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 Kit tries to bruise your heart. So get those head phones on and let’s get into the groove, after the jump! Keep reading »
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; Nas and Damian Marley team up for a record of rad rhymes; Janelle Monae goes droid’; Tracey Thorn throws some haterade on marriage; Jamie Lidell changes everything for the better; and Band of Horses debut their first major label record. Now, normally here’s where I tell you to get your headphones on, but I know you did it on your own after that list of tempting new tracks. So, without further blabber, let’s let the tunes speak for themselves, after the jump! Keep reading »
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 at work and into a thick forest of killer jams. All you gotta do is slip those headphones on and turn the volume up, ’cause we’re getting down with The National, Unkle, CocoRosie, and The Dead Weather, after the jump. Keep reading »
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; Josh Ritter strums his heart strings; Greg Laswell takes a bow; and Toni Braxton’s record isn’t as toe-up as her crotch. So, get those headphones on, girl, ’cause there’s some major auditory awesomeness after the jump! Keep reading »
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 up life in New York like they’re the rock version of Jay-Z and Alicia Keys. Two Door Cinema drops a hot redhead. Avi Buffalo is the new Beach Boy. And the sweet Mynabirds are taking us higher, down south, and back to the ‘60s. So get those headphones on, ’cause we’re gonna rock out, after the jump! Keep reading »
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 temptation, Rufus Wainwright embraces his dark, vixen side. Then, from Europe, we’ve got retro gals Kate Nash and V.V. Brown bringing back the 20th century, with a twist. The much hyped Kissaway Trail takes us to Sleep Mountain. And last but not least, there’s another Aqualung. But the dude is so shy, there is no video of his sweet new track, “Fingertips.” So Google that magic on your own. Now, get those heaphones on, girl, cause after the jump, we’re gonna get down! Keep reading »