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...

Songs of the Week

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

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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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...

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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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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: "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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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,...

Songs of the Week

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...

Songs of the Week

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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