Tag: Album Release

The Killers: Their “Wonderful, Wonderful” New Album

Since their incredibly successful debut album entitled “Hot Fuss”, The Killers have dominated almost every subgenre of rock and alternative. They’ve toured the entire globe and have more of a worldwide following than even Mr. Worldwide himself, Pitbull. Their albums, ranging from “Day & Age” and “Battle Born”, have a lengthy decorated history on musical… Read More

The Relatable Themes of Radical Face’s “Ghosts”

Almost universally so, concept albums often reach emotional depths and feelings that non-concept albums don’t. Normally speaking, concept albums tell a story. Whether that be Kendrick Lamar’s “Good Kid, M.A.A.D City” story of Lamar’s upbringing or Kid Cudi’s “Man on the Moon: The End of Day”, they’ve told an incredible story in the signature way… Read More

Straight back to Compton: Dr. Dre album proceeds to finance Compton arts center

Dr. Dre

There’s something to be said about remembering where you come from — it’s a central theme of the hip-hop community. Some people falter; they achieve success, and forget their own past. Rap legend Dr. Dre has not forgotten.   Last week, the artist announced that the royalties accrued by his new album, “Compton” — released… Read More

Listen to Ciara’s new album “Jackie” streaming on Spotify

Black and white photo of Ciara in sunglasses and a headband

Music streaming has become a new method for musicians to release new music, like Ciara, who has made her most recent album, “Jackie,” available on Spotify.   It has been just about 11 years since “1, 2 Step” and “Goodies” were on the hourly radio playlists. Since then, she released four other albums, including her self-titled… Read More

J.Lo Releases Tenth Album, Ready for Musical Re-Entry

With a tenth studio album under her belt, Jennifer Lopez proves she can bring the heat now more than ever. Equal parts musician and determined businesswoman, J.Lo has much to celebrate with the release of her tenth LP, “AKA.” Sugar, spice and everything diva, the artist not only secured a flux of collaborators to join… Read More

Album Pressure for Lana Del Rey’s “Ultraviolence”

On Tuesday, June 17, sheer bliss awaits ravenous fans of crooner Lana Del Rey. “Ultraviolence,” the highly-anticipated summer release, hopes to satiate Del Rey’s underground multitude of fans.  Del Rey’s third studio-mixed album, this time produced by Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys, appears to already be relishing the pressure.   Several pre-released songs currently… Read More