I was curious to what all this buzz about this artist named Lana Del Rey. So I decided to check out the Youtube for her songs Video Games and Blue Jeans.
Here is the eight album on the Polaris Music Prize 2011 shortlist. It is Colin Stetson‘s New History Warfare Vol. 2. The album came out on February 21, 2011. Being the only album that is instrumental (there are two tracks that are spoken word) and some considered the album “free” jazz. Depending on how the …
Today would have been Amy Winehouse‘s 28th birthday. One of the last recordings that everyone is talking about. It happens to be the duet with Tony Bennett called Body & Soul. It is still sad and tragic to what happened to Amy Winehouse.
I haven’t heard from Brooklyn’s Chairlift in quite some time. For those that don’t remember, their song “Bruises” was featured in the 2008 Apple iPod Nano commercial. Check out this 80s inspired music video for Amanaemonesia is taken from their third album which should be out this year.
I was curious about this band from San Francisco called Royal Baths. So I wanted to check out their debut album Litanies on Woodsist Records. For those wondering what Litanies means. Litany in Christian worship and some forms of Jewish worship, is a form of prayer used in services and processions, and consisting of a …
Listened to most of the hotly anticipated album “Watch The Throne” by Jay-Z and Kanye West. Beside Otis which is the leading single and can’t stop listening to. The first track stood out big time on the album. It’s dark and brooding with the drumming (probably synthesizer drums). Have a listen to No Church In The Wild.
It is already August 1st. Still more days of summer fun times. I decided to put out this Summer mixtape for your enjoyment. Picking the songs that is suitable for the summer and released in 2011.
Who knew Austra is a big fan of The Strokes. So good that they did a track for Stereogum’s Tribute to The Stroke’s This Is It compilation. The compilation features various acts from Owen Pallett covering Hard To Explain and the morning benders covering Last Night and many more. But I really love Austra’s version …
In part of a series from Adult Swim Singles Program. In it’s eighth week (yes I know I missed some good ones), they dropped a new single from Clams Casino. It has more of a dreamy sound. Have a listen to Wizard.
The blogosphere is going crazy with the new St.Vincent track Surgeon. It’s one of those musician I would love to see live before you die but knows she will never make a stop in Ottawa. Anyways have a listen to Surgeon from the upcoming album Strange Mercy which drops on September 13, 2011. [audio:http://promo.4ad.com/stvincent/download/surgeon.mp3]