M.I.A. Teams With Surkin’s Gener8ion on “The New International Sound Pt. II”

The talented young rapper M.I.A. has collaborated with French record producer “Surkin” on his Gener8ion project for “The New International Sound Pt. II.” The music is already available to listen to on PitchFork.com and other music media outlets. You can also find it on the new EP by Gener8ion entitled “Bromance.” It has an amazing […]

Listen to M.I.A.’s Globe-Trotting New Single ‘Border’

The singer “M.IA.” is almost finished with her upcoming album entitled “Matahdatah,” but there is no scheduled release date as of yet. This has fans of M.I.A. anxious to hear about when it will be released. However, the singer did release a new single that should tide fans over until the full album comes out. […]

Floating Points: The Gorgeous Electronic Jazz Journey

Floating Points, whose real name is Sam Shepherd, is known for being a great DJ. But he is also considered a different kind of DJ because he uses classical and jazz music instead of the common hip hop and rap. In fact, his first full length debut features a suite of songs that were all […]

New Music: Grimes

Grimes is the performance name for Claire Boucher, and she creates an extraordinary blend of twisted pop music. Boucher is a very accomplished artist – she writes, performs, and produces all of the music on her albums. She directs videos. She creates the artwork for her albums. She is not an amalgam of different writers, […]

New Music: Vanessa Carltonis

Vanessa Carltonis not an artist I’ve followed in the past. But I heard some positive buzz about her new album “Liberman” with descriptions like “stripped down”, “fresh approach”, etc. So I decided to check her new album out (I definitely appreciate a good female pianist/vocalist), and I definitely found it refreshing and a nice change […]

The Playlist – New Bands: Vogue Dots, Gold Celeste, Palace Winter and More!

TheGuardian.com has featured a great playlist on their website. The playlist contains new bands that are bound to make names for themselves. These bands include Palace Winter, Gold Celeste, Vogue Dots and Future Elevators. The duo group “Vogue Dots” features Tynan Dunfield and Babette Hayward. They are both sound technicians from Nova Scotia and have […]

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweatsare

Featuring a band this week who have a song I like so much the chorus is now my ringtone… Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweatsare based in Denver and they released their self-titled debut album in August this year. These guys have a vintage R&B sound, mixed in with some rock and soul – not […]

Empress Of New Album

There is so much great new music out there right now, it’s hard to keep up with all of the new releases so there is plenty to write about for the remainder of the year and past that… Empress Of is a vocalist/songwriter by the name of Lorely Rodriguez who was born in LA with […]

Uh Oh Rock & Roll by J. Roddy Walston & The Business

“Uh Oh Rock & Roll” is a song I also had to include because the band does a great job summoning Led Zeppelin and I really enjoy this track. I don’t usually include this many songs in my emails, but in this case for these guys I have to make some exceptions.