With a wedding now one month away, life is coming at me fast. I’m hardly home anymore, so it’s becoming increasingly difficult to keep up with this blog, so I may have to miss a week or two.
But not this week. Michael Cera Bancamped an album this week and it deserves all the spotlight. I recommend you look at the photos on the page and read his bio to understand what we’re dealing with. Continue reading
Technology is whizzing by at a blinding rate and once you finally stop to see where it has led, you start to miss what you left behind.
Music consumption used to be so different. Certain tracks were unobtainable. Music videos had a place on television. Music stores mattered. With countless music streaming and buying services, there are some experiences I’ll never have again. And those experiences left intangible effects on my musical discovery that this newer generation might not have.
My apologies for the recent lack of posts. I suffered a personal loss, so I was a bit preoccupied. I’m still catching up with what I missed in that time, which is why this post is coming late in the week.
It’s actually a blessing because last week was puke for new releases.
This week, however, was kind of interesting.
What a great week for new music, so there is no need for an intro.
Special shout out to Jungle, who I would have discussed had there not been such an influx of interesting releases.
Lifehacker introduced me to the Long Tail yesterday, which shows you an artist’s LEAST popular songs on Spotify.
It has great potential if it can weed out the skits and duplicate/alternate tracks. For example, both Kanye West and Jay-Z have a version of “No Church in the Wild” as their least-played track. Yet the same song is in their respective top-10s.