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Stream Erasure’s Surprise New EP NE:EP

A little over a year ago, Erasure released their eighteenth studio album, The Neon. Earlier this year, it got a whole remix album that also included a new track, “Secrets.” And today Erasure are continuing The Neon era with a new companion EP called Ne:EP, which features “Secrets” alongside four new tracks. The release comes as Erasure kick off an extensive tour that will take them through Scotland, England, the US, and then back to Europe. Check out all the songs from the new EP below.
Tags: Music, US, Erasure, New Music, Scotland England, Europe Check


#TrackoftheDay: “Whistlin’ Past the Graveyard”

If you didn’t know this was originally a Tom Waits song, you might think it was an original Screamin’ Jay Hawkins song that Tom Waits covered. Because it fits so perfectly with both artists. This was from his 1994 album Somethin’ Funny Goin’ On.
Tags: Halloween, Music, 32 Days of Halloween, Tom Waits, Music Whenever, Jay Hawkins, TrackOfTheDay


Residente Responds To J Balvin’s Latin Grammys Boycott, Compares His Music To A Hot Dog Cart

Shortly after the nominations for the 2021 Latin Grammy Awards were announced on Tuesday, Colombian superstar J Balvin took to Twitter to express his frustrations with the awards show, despite being nominated three times this year. “The Grammys don’t value us, but they need us,” he wrote in a since-deleted tweet, per Remezcla. “We give them ratings, but they don’t give us respect.” J Balvin encouraged nominated artists to not attend the Latin Grammy Awards ceremony in November.
Tags: Music, News, Latin Grammys, J Balvin, Residente


Burna Boy – “Want It All” (Feat. Polo G)

Since releasing his Grammy-nominated Twice As Tall last year, the Nigerian star Burna Boy has made it clear that he’s putting in work on a new album. He’s made the festival rounds throughout the summer and into the fall and he’s been sporadically dropping singles, including “Kilometre” back in April and “Question” just last month. Today, Burna Boy is back with another new track, “Want It All,” which features a verse from the young Chicago rapper Polo G, who released a new album Hall Of Fame earl...
Tags: Music, Chicago, New Music, Burna Boy, Polo G


Tips for Choosing your Ideal Patio Furniture

When it comes to home interior décor, there is a lot to consider. And most times, it is the little details that matter. For most of it, you want to get chairs, tables and throw a few decorative pieces around to define each area. But when it comes to planning a modern and aesthetically pleasing patio, you can bet there is a lot you want to set right.    Not sure how to find the right  commercial patio furniture  for sale to fit in your space? You can find the expert guide below to help m...
Tags: Family, Jazz, Patio Furniture, Power of Natural


Loose Buttons – “First To Know, Last To Understand”

We’ve been regularly checking in on the rollout for What’s On Outside, the new one from the young, poppy, guitar-powered New York rock band Loose Buttons. Today, following “Window Seat (Freak You Out)” and “Minor Leaguer,” the band is back with their best single yet from this project. It’s called “First To Know, Last To Understand,” and the band has this to say about it:
Tags: Music, New York, New Music, Loose Buttons, Loose Buttons Today


cumgirl8 – “Pluck Me”

Look. I know. The band name. I know. But I assure you this new song by cumgirl8 is good. It’s called “Pluck Me,” and it’s the latest single from the New York trio’s RIPcumgirl8 EP. The band recorded the four-song project with their frequent collaborator Ben Greenberg — you know, formerly of the Men, currently of Uniform and Hubble, one of NYC’s most prolific producers of skuzzy rock music — and even though I am afraid of what it’s going to do to the algorithms that dictate my online experience, ...
Tags: Music, New York, New Music, Ben Greenberg, Cumgirl8, Rebekkah Campbell


Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, & Kendrick Lamar Will Play The Super Bowl Halftime Show

Jay-Z has overseen some decent Super Bowl halftime shows so far. Since Roc Nation took over production duties for the Pepsi-sponsored NFL championship intermission, there’s been the J.Lo/Shakira thing, and then last year’s Weeknd set. All of that pales in comparison to the lineup that will perform at Super Bowl LVI in Los Angeles.
Tags: Music, News, Jay Z, NFL, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Super Bowl, Mary J. Blige, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Pepsi, Roc Nation, Kendrick Lamar Will, LVI, Dre Snoop Dogg Eminem Mary J Blige, Lo Shakira


Delays’ Greg Gilbert Dead At 44

Greg Gilbert, frontman of the British indie rock band Delays, has died of bowel cancer at 44. His brother and bandmate Aaron Gilbert announced the news on social media. “This afternoon at 2:22; we walked my brother back home to somewhere out there in the ether,” he wrote. “Greg died surrounded in the endless love that us & all of you have given him on this journey, and we will never be able to fully express how much it meant to him (and all of us) to have you by our side lifting us up like a win...
Tags: Music, News, Delays, Greg, Greg Gilbert, Aaron Gilbert, Greg Gilbert Dead


Sitcom – “Kiss My Baby”

In November, Jake Lazovick’s shapeshifting project Sitcom is releasing its sophomore album, Smoothie, the follow-up to 2018’s excellent Be The One You Love. We posted “Gutter” from it a couple months ago and he formally announced the album a few weeks back with “Brain Freeze.” Today, he’s back with another single, the pinched and tinny “Kiss My Baby,” which Lazovick co-produced with Jockstrap’s Taylor Skye.
Tags: Music, New Music, Sitcom, Jake Lazovick, Lazovick


Post Malone’s Posty Fest Cancelled For 2021

Post Malone was all set to host his third Posty Fest on Halloween weekend at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas — home of his beloved Dallas Cowboys — with a lineup that included an impressive list of hip-hop superstars (Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Uzi Vert, Roddy Ricch, Jack Harlow, Rod Wave, Flo Milli, etc.) and some truly great heavy rock bands (Turnstile, Gatecreeper). But alas, as Variety reports, the fest has been called off for 2021.
Tags: Music, News, Dallas Cowboys, Post Malone, ARLINGTON Texas, Malone, AT T Stadium, Posty Fest


Ghost – “Hunter’s Moon”

In addition to a new score from horror master John Carpenter, the upcoming movie Halloween Kills will feature an original end credits song from theatrical Swedish metal masters Ghost. The band’s Tobias Forge met Ryan Turek, Vice President Of Feature Film Development at Blumhouse Productions, at a Ghost show in Los Angeles in 2018, striking up a rapport that eventually led to a visit with director David Gordon Green on the Halloween Kills‘ set in North Carolina. Listen to “Hunter’s Moon,” Ghost’s...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Ghost, North Carolina, New Music, John Carpenter, Hunter, David Gordon Green, Blumhouse Productions, Tobias Forge, Halloween Kills




New Vision For Orchestral Pops?

 Orchestral pops programming now ranges from film scores, cartoon medleys and video game music to rap artists and jazz and circus acts. It’s whatever fusion of orchestral music and flavor-of-the-day entertainment the ensemble selects. – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Tags: Art, Music


David Bowie’s Lost Album Toy Will Get an Official Release: Hear the First Track “You’ve Got A Habit Of Leaving”

To the serious Bowie fan, the unreleased self-covers album Toy is not a secret. This collection of reworked pre-“Space Oddity” songs recorded with his touring band from his 2000 Glastonbury appearance was bootlegged a year after it was shelved in 2001. And it has been re-pressed illegally nearly every year since, sometimes as Toy and sometimes as The Lost Album. Some of the fourteen cuts popped up as b-sides over the years, but the whole album? Maybe, fans thought…one day. Well, that one...
Tags: Facebook, Music, Beyonce, College, Radiohead, David Bowie, O'leary, Glastonbury, Pete Townshend, Bowie, EMI, KCRW, Davy Jones, William S Burroughs, Beeb, Ted Mills


Halsey Releases “I am not a woman, I’m a god” Remixes By Underworld, Hot Chip, Gazelle Twin, & More

Halsey released their very good Nine Inch Nails-produced album If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power a little over a month ago. And today, they’re back with a remix EP featuring new versions of album track “I am not a woman, I’m a god” from Underworld, Hot Chip, Gazelle Twin, and Adrian Sherwood.
Tags: Music, Halsey, New Music, Underworld Hot Chip Gazelle Twin


We’ve Got A File On You: Robby Krieger

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest appearances, random internet ephemera, etc.
Tags: Music, Jay-z, X, Oliver Stone, Miley Cyrus, Creed, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Skrillex, Woodstock, Val Kilmer, John Doe, Ian Astbury, Jim Morrison, Eddie Vedder, Andrew Watt, John Densmore


William Basinki's "Watermusic II" helps me focus every time I listen to it

Watermusic II by William Basinki is the perfect album for when you need to unwind or listen to something calming while you work. Basinki is an American avant garde composer, musician, sound artist, and video artist. He's best known for his album The Disintegration Loops.  — Read the rest
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Mo Troper – “The Expendables Ride Again”

Portlamd-based Mo Troper is a prolific purveyor of fuzzed-out power-pop. His new album Dilettante, set for release just two weeks from now, features no less than 28(!) tracks — a number that, in conjunction with Troper’s chosen genre, strongly invites a Guided By Voices comparison. Bob Pollard would also be proud of deeply intriguing song titles like “All My Friends Are Venmo,” “Cum On My Khakis,” “Armpit,” and “My Parrot.”
Tags: Music, New Music, Bob Pollard, Mo Troper, Troper


Using Artificial Intelligence To Complete Beethoven’s Tenth Symphony

Yes, it has now been done, and the AI researcher (already known for robot-created art) who led the tech side of the project —working with pianist/musicologist Robert Levin as well as a composer and a computational music specialist — writes on how they went about it. – The Conversation
Tags: Art, Music, Beethoven, Robert Levin


Lil Wayne Is Rapping Like A Legend Again

Lil Wayne’s verse on Tyler, The Creator’s “Hot Wind Blows” begins with a familiar Weezy simile. The N’Awlins-bred emcee has just stopped the beat and said “excuse me, pardon me,” like an elder preacher beginning a sermon. A bar later, he is lumping the hard-blowing wind into Mother Nature’s family tree like it’s “arguing about some baby father beef.” It is a multi-layered line; you have to play it back to catch the intricacies of what he is saying. From there, Weezy is an auteur, bounding into T...
Tags: Music, Lil Wayne, Sounding Board, Tyler, Weezy, N Awlins


Listen to Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore lovely cover of the Velvet Underground's "Heroin"

This week saw the release of I'll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute to the Velvet Underground & Nico. It's the final project from the legendary producer Hal Willner who died last year of COVID-19. Willner had deep connections to the New York City musical avant-garde, having collaborated with the likes of Lou Reed, William S. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, Music, News, New York City, Thurston Moore, Hal Willner, Willner, I guess that I just don& 039, t know, Lou Reed William S Read


That podcast I keep recommending.

As you may have noticed, I'm a big fan of Andrew Hickey's podcast "A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs." I discovered it around the first of this month. (I forget why, maybe Spotify pushed it.) And I've truly binged on it, getting all the way through the 133 episodes that are currently available.  There are bonus episodes, most of which are available only to those who subscribe on Patreon, and I've done that, the first and only time I've subscribed to an individual on social media. I have som...
Tags: Food, Spotify, Music, New York, Law, Poverty, Chicago, Spelling, Accents, Perkins, Carl, Carl Perkins, Hickey, Curtis Mayfield, Mayfield, Andrew Hickey


Palace – “Lover (Don’t Let Me Down)”

Not to be confused with the early Will Oldham projects that used permutations of the same name, the Palace we’re here to discuss today — the Palace that’s a going concern — is a band out of London making expansive, emotive alt-rock. At the center of their sound is Leo Wyndham’s falsetto, which bears more than a passing resemblance to Jeff Buckley, though I also hear traces of My Morning Jacket and DIIV and alt-J in their sound. As if telegraphing the Buckley influence, Palace’s new song out toda...
Tags: Music, London, Palace, Jeff Buckley, New Music, Don, Buckley, Theo Watkins, Leo Wyndham


6 Tipps fürs erste Mal Analsex

Die erste Erfahrung mit Analsex ist für gewöhnlich meistens entweder beängstigend, befremdlich oder befriedigend. Bestimmt hat jede:r von uns schon einmal die eine oder andere Horror-Geschichte zum Thema gehört, nach der dir nicht länger danach war, etwas, geschweige denn jemanden, hinten rein zu lassen. Vielleicht wolltest du analen Verkehr aber immer schon einmal ausprobieren und weißt einfach nicht, wie du diesen Wunsch ansprechen und wo du dazu anfangen sollst. Im Folgenden möchte ich etwas...
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Grimes Shares New Song “LOVE” In Response To Online Hate

Grimes has been in the news a whole lot lately — for serving on the judging panel of the goofy singing-contest show Alter Ego, for repeatedly defending Elon Musk online, and for no longer being in a relationship with Elon Musk. Clearly, all this attention is starting to wear on her. Today, Grimes has shared a short new song called “LOVE,” writing on Instagram that she wrote the song “in response to all the privacy invasion, bad press, online hate and harassment by paparazzis I’ve experienced thi...
Tags: Music, Elon Musk, Instagram, Grimes, New Music


Elton John & Stevie Wonder – “Finish Line”

Two of the biggest stars of the ’70s — maybe the two biggest stars of the ’70s — have a new song together in 2021. Elton John and Stevie Wonder were the first two artists to have albums that debuted at #1 on the Billboard album charts, back in the pre-SoundScan days when that was pretty much an impossible task, and they’ve worked together a few times over the years. Stevie Wonder, for instance, played harmonica on Elton John’s 1983 hit “I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues,” and both Wonder...
Tags: Music, Stevie Wonder, Elton John, John, New Music, Dionne Warwick


Shakira Attacked By Wild Boars

The ongoing feral hog problem has now come to affect one of our biggest international pop stars. In a recent post on her Instagram story, Shakira says that she was recently attacked by two wild boars while walking in a Barcelona park with her eight-year-old son.
Tags: Music, News, Instagram, Barcelona, Shakira


The Rolling Stones Share Previously Unreleased Chi-Lites Cover Recorded 40 Years Ago

The Rolling Stones have shared a previously unreleased cover of “Troubles A’ Comin,” a deep cut from the Chi-Lites’ 1971 album (For God’s Sake) Give More Power To The People. Originally recorded in Paris in 1979 during the sessions for Tattoo You, the cover will be featured on the Lost & Found disc of the LP’s upcoming 40th anniversary reissue. The Stones debuted the cover live at their first show without drummer Charlie Watts last week, and you can listen to the new official studio version belo...
Tags: Music, The Rolling Stones, Paris, New Music, Rolling Stones, Charlie Watts, The Chi-Lites


The Month In Metal – September 2021

Mike Krawczynski remembers the time two rock stars crashed his record store. “We were just about to close up,” Krawczynski says over Zoom. “They came in and started going mental. All of my employees’ jaws were dropping. They pulled out this massive pot bud that was almost fluorescent red. Everyone looked at me and I said, ‘Well, close the door, okay? We’re closed.’ All of these kids outside were pressed up against the window.”
Tags: Music, Metallica, Sadness, Motorhead, Lars Ulrich, Sebastian Bach, Ian Astbury, Brian Taylor, The Black Market, Michel Anoia, Ben Hoffman, Serpent Column, Cerebral Effusion, Conjureth, Dayglo Abortions, Kaldeket



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