Monthly Archives: December 2012

My Best of 2012

The year of 2012 has brought in an abundance of great new albums, as well as some great reissues. In this post I give you my top ten personal favorite albums that have come out of this year. 1.  Animal Love – Charlene Kaye With Charlene Kaye you will hear dancehall pop, throwback soul, and […]

Tim Burton’s Holiday Soundtracks

With the arrival of Christmas brings Christmas movies and their incredible soundtracks. While many Christmas films contain the classic holiday favorites as their soundtrack, there are a few that bend the rules and end up being left in the dust. Tim Burton’s film soundtracks are always guaranteed to be incredible (I mean with a composer […]

Throwback: How Queen Began

Before my great obsession with David Bowie; there was Freddie Mercury— the lead singer of Queen. In fact, without Queen’s hit “Under Pressure” (featuring David Bowie), I may have never even listened to David Bowie. Queen was a British rock band formed in London in 1971. Everyone knows what “Bohemian Rhapsody” is (even if they […]

The M83 Trilogy

In the past few months French synth pop band M83 has been releasing their series of three connected sci-fi music videos. Finally the trilogy has been completed with the release of the video “Wait.” The star gazing sci-fi trilogy has an aura of space and mystery that is not very surprising coming from a band […]

And the nominees are…

The night of December fifth brought about the moment we’ve all been waiting for- the announcing of the 2013 Grammy nominees. As every year, there were some that we all saw coming; Fun, Mumford & Sons, Jack White, etc.; as well as some that we may not have expected. (Alabama Shakes for new breakout artist!!!) So […]

Turn on the Bright Lights…again.

It’s been ten years since New York based post-punk revival band, Interpol released their first full length LP, Turn on the Bright Lights. That being said, on December 11th the band has decided to release a tenth anniversary edition of their first LP. Bound in a hardbound book of around 28 pages for vinyl and […]

Tame Impala Takes on North America

It seems that Australian band Tame Impala is all over the place these days. With one LP released last year, a second only a year later, and a new music video last month; they are becoming fairly popular rather quickly. To add to their lists of accomplishments, in February of 2013, the Australian psychedelic rock […]