Top 5 New Release Friday is here. If you are searching for the Best New Music out today you have come to the right place. Below you will find My Top 5 New Releases for this New Music Friday on the last day of March 2017. I’ve rifled through the stacks, played the tracks, and put together the Best of the Best for you. So, get comfortable, have a listen, play a featured track, and if you like what you hear go out and support the Artists, and the Music.
Today’s pick of Best Songs for the day, My Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day for the last day of March, for the last Friday of the month, start off with a solo Ian McCulloch song from his 1989 album, Candleland. Number two from My Top 5 is a song from the just-released-today New Goldfrapp Album, Silver Eye. Coming in at number 3 in My Top 5 Music Obsessions is also from a just-released-today New Album, this one from one of my favorite singer-songwriters, Aimee Mann. Junior Parker’s stunning version of “Tomorrow Never Knows” is next, and a new discovery of mine, “Broadripple is Burning” (the Daytrotter Sessions) wraps up Friday’s My Top 5, and there we have it, the start of Friday, and the end of March.
“Ministry of Time, one of the Best New Songs I have heard this week comes from Southern California based Electronic Musician Extraordinaire, Producer and Artists who was one of Los Angeles’ first live performing Techno Acts. “Ministry of Time” should be played loudly, with headphones or a speaker system. Expansive sounds are on your way once you Press Play, so be ready.
The Best of Quintessential Throwback Thursday Playlist for the Year 1982. Where were you in 1982? Were you buying Vinyl at your local Licorice Pizza, Tower Records, or small neighborhood record store? Were you Pressing Record on your Cassette Player for all the Songs you couldn’t get enough of on the Radio? Were you going to concerts? Did you have influential Music people in your life? Friends? Siblings? Parents? That cool neighbor with the Killer Record Collection? Share what songs would be on your Best of 1982 Playlist in the Comments.
The Best Music of Today, the last Thursday of March, My Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day starts with a brand new Paul Weller single from his upcoming Album (missed Weller Wednesday by one day, but still a welcome surprise). Next up is my Favorite Song from Blur’s Think Tank Album, “Out of Time”. Up next is another Favorite of mine, “This is the Day” from The The, a Song I love to hear in the early morning. A track from Laura Marling’s newest Album, the last track, my Favorite track, comes in at number . And it all wraps up for the day with a Yaz song that I was reminded of while watching a documentary last night on the band, from their Quintessential Album, Upstairs At Eric’s.
Then I saw your smile :: Wordless Wednesday
Wednesday’s Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day is here again. Wednesday, a favorite day of mine. So, let’s crank up the Music and see what is in store for our ears in this Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day. We start with a new song discovery of mine, Pixx’s “I Bow Down”. then its on to an old favorite, Cocteau Twins’ “Bluebeard”. A solo Peter Murphy tune leads into a classic one from The Jesus And Mary Chain. Siouxsie Sioux (pictured above) and her Banshees wrap it all up with “Hong Kong Garden”, a song that will surely make us all want to dance.
Today’s Song of the Day comes from Hum. A nineties alternative rock hit from the 1995 album, You’d Prefer an Astronaut. “Stars” is the third track on You’d Prefer an Astronaut. It was the second single released.