Posts Tagged ‘ Music ’

Rebecca Black ‘Friday’ Performance Brings Death Threats, Police Investigation

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April 21, 2011
Rebecca Black ‘Friday’ Performance Brings Death Threats, Police Investigation

Singer Rebecca Black has achieved overnight stardom. The popular YouTube video for her song “Friday” quickly went viral and has already received over 113 million views since it was posted just over two months ago. Does Rebecca Black have any talent and why did the video become so popular so quickly? It appears that...
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Radiohead Releases the Electronic ‘The King of Limbs’ March 29th, 2011

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March 27, 2011
Radiohead Releases the Electronic ‘The King of Limbs’ March 29th, 2011

Radiohead’s new release ‘The King of Limbs’ starts out with the dreamy, yet monotonous, “Bloom” featuring ambient vocals. This mostly instrumental improves in the second half of the recording. “Morning Mr. Magpie” has got the bass and beat thing going here big time and heavy handed it is indeed. “Little By Little” is a...
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Rise Against Releases ‘Endgame’ March 15th, 2011: A Review

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March 14, 2011
Rise Against Releases ‘Endgame’ March 15th, 2011: A Review

Rise Against, the Punk Rock band from Chicago, Illinois, starts out their latest release ‘Endgame’ with “Wait For Me”, which starts out mellow with some nice sounding vocals and then explodes across right out of the gate. “This Is Letting Go” has boom-boppity-boom drums, heavy chanting — hey! hey! hey! “Survivor Guilt” is a...
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The Decemberists’ New Album ‘The King Is Dead’ Released January 18th, 2011

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January 18, 2011
The Decemberists’ New Album ‘The King Is Dead’ Released January 18th, 2011

The single “Down By The Water” from the Decemberists’ new album The King Is Dead has an obvious single feel to it, that and it is simply just a darn good song. The two bareboned songs “January Hymn” and “June Hymn” have a drowsy feel to them. “Don’t Carry It All” instantly reminded me of...
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Wire Releases ‘Red Barked Trees’ on January 11th, 2011

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January 10, 2011
Wire Releases ‘Red Barked Trees’ on January 11th, 2011

The alternative band Wire’s latest release ‘Red Barked Trees’ shows why the band, formed in London in 1976, has stayed in the music business so long. Taking long breaks and staying fresh, rhythm guitar/vocalist/music writer Colin Newman, bassist/lyricist Graham Lewis, guitarist Bruce Gilbert, and drummer Robert Grey are in fine form here. If you like...
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Cake, Avril Lavigne, and Green Day to Release New Albums

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January 10, 2011
Cake, Avril Lavigne, and Green Day to Release New Albums

Coming out January 11th, 2011, Sacramento, California alternative group Cake’s album titled ‘Showroom Of Compassion’ is set for release. The song from the album “Federal Funding” features a tongue in cheek rip on Government pork barrel policies. “Got To Move”  has a tasty guitar sound I really like. “Sick Of  You”  has great guitars...
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Sneaker’s Debut Album Reissued

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January 7, 2011
Sneaker’s Debut Album Reissued

Sneaker’s debut album is a sensational under the radar classic. Having the album for years, I purchased this as soon as I found out it was available as a digital download. The stand out song is the single “More Than Just The Two Of Us”, which peaked at #34 in 1981. “Looking For Someone...
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