New Music Round-Up :: Week of 1/6/14

Tribute :: John Newman Three-Sentence Review:  John Newman is a singer, songwriter, and producer, and his first solo album, Tribute, is a stunner. The retro sound, the Northern Soul sensibilities, the Motown influences, and the modern dance energy is contagious and addictive, and the best way to kick off a New Year of music. I love the addition of the horns, trumpets and strings, too! Initial Favorite Track(s): Cheating, Love Me Again and Easy Rating (1-5 Stars): 4.5 Cheating Love Me Again Easy Wig Out at Jagbags :: Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks Three-Sentence Review:  I feel like it’s the 90’s again … Continue reading New Music Round-Up :: Week of 1/6/14

I need to know now :: VOTD

Love Me Again :: John Newman from the album, Tribute directed by Vaughan Arnel Love Me Again is a single by English soul singer and musician John Newman. The song was released as a digital download in Europe on May 17,2013, except for the United Kingdom where it was released on June 30, 2013 as the lead single from his debut studio album, Tribute (2013). The song was written by Newman and Steve Booker and produced by Booker and Mike Spencer. John Newman first came to prominence as the featured vocalist on Rudimental’s hit singles Feel The Love and Not Giving In. … Continue reading I need to know now :: VOTD

She’s never alone :: SOTD

Keep Art Alive :: Art by Chuck Sperry “I know a girl with the golden touch, she’s got enough, she’s got too much.” There are fifteen pills left in the gold trimmed pressed powder container, fifteen that she has hidden away from the countless prescriptions she has picked up from the one town over pharmacy, stashed in this one thing that Laney took of her Mother’s before she left. Seems fitting to stash away her escape plan in the ultimate escape artist’s memento, Laney thinks, as she counts the small white pills again, lining them up like a front line … Continue reading She’s never alone :: SOTD