Saturday, August 19, 2017

Songs of the Week

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...

Songs of the Week

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...

Songs of the Week

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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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: “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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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: “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...

Songs of the Week

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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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...

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...