I fear for my iPod’s relevance.
This near-sighted post a few years ago explained my apprehension about music streaming services and, as I explicitly stated, I could have been wrong and I was. Now my old buddy Sylar is being phased out, with a few specific purposes: Continue reading
In case you haven’t heard, they’re making a “Jingle All The Way” sequel. It has a 17% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Now there is this wretched thing:
Humans are the worst.
Now, happy things:
Slow, but still the best week of music we’ve had so far this year:
Within Temptation – Hydra
Symphonic metal represents some of the most compatible and contradictory forces in music. It’s gorgeous and grand, yet it remains relatively hidden from the masses in the states. The slow build seems to be less appreciated these days (See: “Dog Days”). Continue reading
The Grammy’s are amazing and terrible all at the same time, but they do know how to bring all musical outfits together as one.
We got to see the likes of Willie Nelson, Katy Perry, Lorde, John Legend, Macklemore, Nine Inch Nails, Carole King and Daft Punk take to the same stage, representing every demographic of music. It was beautiful. Until I saw a flurry of this: Continue reading
Here’s the noteworthy listens for this week. It’s the first good music-release day of the season. Rejoice.
A Great Big World – Is There Anybody Out There?
My introduction to this band was this tear-inducing video. They burst onto the scene with a beautiful ballad accompanied by Christina Aguilera, a big-name recording artist a la OneRepublic and Timbaland.
So far, they seem pretty wholesome and hip enough for hipsters. They remind me of Ben Folds meets Five for Fighting. Continue reading