Sunday, April 30, 2017

Songs of the Week

Song of the Week: “Alexander Hamilton” by Lin-Manuel Miranda Release Date: Sept. 25 “Alexander Hamilton” is the first track off of the “Hamilton” soundtrack, the highest charting Broadway soundtrack since fucking 1963. And there’s a reason...

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Leonard Cohen - “You Want It Darker” “If you are the dealer, I’m out of the game,” Leonard Cohen murmurs, his honey-rich voice lower than the track’s backing organs. It’s a slow-rolling piece — half-spoken,...

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Song of the Week: “Mess Around” by Cage The Elephant Release Date: Oct. 29 Cage the Elephant began as punk rock in their 2011 album “Thank You, Happy Birthday,” but have return with an evolved, raw...

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Chromatics - "I Can Never Be Myself When You're Around" The delays that have long plagued the Chromatics’ coming album, “Dear Tommy,” can easily be excused when the band releases singles like these. Besides being...

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Song of the Week: "Hello Bitches" by CL Release Date: Nov. 22 Beyoncé. Rihanna. Nicki Minaj. CL. In a few years, this will be the Mount Rushmore of powerful female artists in America. That’s right, America....

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John Legend - "Love Me Now" “Love Me Now” is a soft-sung love ballad, courtesy of our own John Legend. After a three-year drought following the release of “Love in the Future,” John has returned...

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Song of the Week: “Could You” by Baynk Release Date: Dec. 26 Legend goes that Kiwi youngster Jock Nowell-Usticke uploaded his new single to Soundcloud shortly before losing his laptop on a week-long surf trip. Returning home, he...

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Eminem - "Campaign Speech" For nearly eight minutes, Eminem raps to nothing more than his own vocal rhythm with only the lightest accompanying track. He gives us his presidential revenge fantasy, a mishmash of references,...

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Song of the Week: “FML” by Kanye West Kanye West is a crusader of the id. His spiky personality is the result of having fought against marginalizing perceptions of him since the beginning, when he...

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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