Saturday, August 19, 2017

Songs of the Week (10.30.16)

Drake - "Fake Love" Drake was never the same after being punched by Diddy on a fateful 2014 day, igniting within him a sense of masculinity that had him pounding away at the gym and...

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Song of the Week: “untitled 08” by Kendrick Lamar Kendrick’s newest ambition, “untitled unmastered,” is clearly a descendant of “To Pimp a Butterfly,” both thematically and musically. Its finale track, which debuted months ago on...

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Song of the Week: “Alive” by Glass Caves “New jackets, same hairstyles.” Glass Caves returns with a strong alternative rock anthem in “Alive.” Piercing vocals reflect a Kings of Leon sound, providing strength and passion that...

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Song of the Week: “Happiness” by NEEDTOBREATHE In its more tempered qualities, NEEDTOBREATHE’s “Happiness” does admittedly feel blase compared to its stripped down efforts on 2014’s “Rivers in the Wasteland.” But perhaps it simply suggests...

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Song of the Week: “Leave a Trace” by CHVRCHES Rating: 5.0/5.0 Release Date: September 25 CHVRCHES rediscovers the addictive electronic vibe that sent them from Glasgow basements to Coachella stages in their latest release. Achieving success with...

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Song of the Week: “Lake by the Ocean” by Maxwell At a time when artists are sticking to the public's eyes by releasing six albums a year, there are a few refugees who have strayed...

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Song of the Week: “Wave(s)” by Lewis Del Mar Rating: 4.5/5.0 Release Date: Oct. 5 Raw, bold and experimental can often lead to a disastrous outcome. But the strange yet enthralling vibe of brand new musical duo...

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Song of the Week: “Ain’t No Man” by Avett Brothers Part folk anthem, part gospel spiritual, “Ain’t No Man,” the latest single from the Avett Brothers, brims with good-natured charm underlined by a bouncing bassline....

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Song of the Week: “Inheritance” by Jon Foreman Release Date: Oct. 16 If you’ve never heard Jon Foreman sans Switchfoot it’s time to change that. His introspective output has always been staggering, because what he churns...

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Song of the Week: “What's It Gonna Be?” by Shura U.K. artist Shura masters the art of crafting the perfect pop piece with her latest single “What’s It Gonna Be?” The song stays true to...