The Weeknd released the title track from his upcoming album Kiss Land. This track has a ton of build up from the opening seconds but the chorus sould have delivered more. I still mess with it, but expected a little more from the first leak off his next jawn. The Weeknd is going to have a tough time getting this played on the radio.
Archive for the Stream Category
Daft Punk is streaming their Random Access Memories now and the Internet is going nuts for it. The only exciting feature besides Pharrell is Strokes’ frontman Julian Casablancas on the track “Instant Crush”. You can check out the full album below and pick up RAM next Tuesday.
UPDATE: Random Access Memories has leaked as most of the Internet is now aware. The album that most of you have been dying to hear supposedly does not disappoint from all of the reviews I’m reading. Rumor has it the track with Panda Bear is really good.
Pusha T gets a new Kanye beat for his next single “Numbers On The Boards”. This beat sounds like a throwback Wu instrumental. This is some hard shit that will land on Pusha’s My Name Is My Name.
The level of anticipation for anything new from Francis Starlight is starting to become frustrating. Francis And The Lights provided the score for the indie flick Robot & Frank and included a tune for the closing credits that will be featured on their hopefully soon to be announced album. Last I heard from Francis, he was overseas working on new music, but the wait continues. Come back to Philly soon and blow more minds. Anyone know where to find a download of this track? Let me know.
Jay-Z is one of many big names to have new music on the official soundtrack for the upcoming The Great Gatsby movie. The flick starring Leo DiCaprio is the latest from Baz Luhrmann and looks just as flamboyant as his other work. Check out “100$ Bill” which sounds like it could be an old Jay track that didn’t make the album. Still better than his recent mainwork. Glad to see that awesome Jack White cover of “Love Is Blindness” found a home on this soundtrack too.
Only Sigur Rós would release a “lyric video” for a song that is a language no one knows. Their new album is promising to be a more aggressive sound and after their performance on late night a little whiles back, plus now with the track ”Ísjaki”, I’m officially intrigued. Another amazing tune from the Icelandic weirdos that are demanding your attention with Kveikur, out on June 18th.
We all expected some remixes for the Atoms For Peace songs and who better to help out with that project than Four Tet. Here goes the reverse of that idea with Yorke and company remixing one of Tet’s tracks “Pyramid”. My money is on a split remix release. Still bummed that Liacouras is the best we could get for the Philly show.
This is from when Kendrick Lamar was 16. YNIC has surfaced on the internet and of course everyone wants to hear how hungry K-Dot was before he really got put on. Take a listen.
4-20 music indeed. Wiz and Spitta put together a short EP for their mutual fanbase. I can imagine how cloudy the studio must have been when they put Live In Concert together. Music. They’re just giving it away these days.
Another Record Store Day exclusive, Manchester Orchestra teamed up with the always happy Grouplove for a split vinyl. The tune “Make It To Me” is fun. I’m digging the dubstep sound they went for on this. Hopefully an MP3 comes around soon. They also did a track with Frightened Rabbit called “Architect”. Not as exciting to me.
MGMT released their new single “Alien Days” via Soundcloud. Taking hipster to a-whole-nother level, the band issued a cassette single today for Record Store Day with the new track that will be featured on their upcoming third album. I’m not super impressed with this track, but it’s not bad. It sounds like Congratulations material, which I liked more than their debut. Hopefully the rest of the album is a little more exciting.
Empire Of The Sun are well overdue for new music. The follow up to Walking On A Dream is five years in the making and the first taste is “Alive”, the lead single from Ice On The Dune, due out in June. I was super excited to see they will be at Made In America. The bizarre outfits and stage performance should be an attraction at the two-day festival at the end of the summer.
Jay asks that you please let this knock. “Open Letter” is Hov going off about what a boss he is. Still talking about the drug game? Let that go Jay. Stick with the running with Obama rhymes and whatnot instead. Much more believable. Swizz on the beat, I assume.
Here’s something a little more upbeat than the first leak off the upcoming album from The National. Hopefully an MP3 of this is soon to follow because I know I’ll give “Demons” more listens if I have it following this gem on a playlist. Stream “Don’t Swallow The Cap” for now. Stay tuned for the download.
With the title track from his new album, The Dream once again ensures that he won’t get much radio friendly play. He’s definitely the biggest freak in the R&B game since Kellz. If IV Play is half as good as this early taste, we’re in for a treat once again. I say it every time, The Dream is top three in the present R&B game. Hey Franky and Abel.
Real big to land the lead single off the new Funk Flex album. Action Bronson delivers some real New York hip hop for “Live From Kissena Blvd.” which will land on Who You Mad At? Me Or Yourself?, a much overdue mix from Flex. “I been a dad”. Enough said Bronson. That’s why we fuckin’ with you since the start.
With debuting this track last week and now the announcement of QOTSA at Made In America, I had to get on the hunt for the studio recording to download. “My God Is The Sun” is an instant classic from QOTSA. This and NIN live together? Just throw in the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and my entire wishlist for this summer will be complete. Fingers crossed there are a few more additions to the lineup… Like Clockwork is out in June.
The National have leaked the first track off Trouble Will Find Me, due out on May 20th. Most tracks from these guys take a few listens to grow on me, so I am sure I will be a big fan of “Demons” by the end of the week. True to their usual sound.
I’m still calling him Mos Def. Fuck it. Here’s a new track with production from Kanye West. Mos always has a tight flow and with a Yeezy beat, it’s definitely worth a listen. Not sure where this will land, but feelin’ it.
Kid Cudi gets back to his rap shit for a track with West Coast legend Too $hort. It’s been a while since spit like this and it’s still more sing-song than most MC’s. Indicud is coming soon. Keep putting out tracks like this and their could possibly be people buzzing about you again, Cudder.