Daft Punk‘s latest album Random Access Memories is filled with smooth uptempos, but the French electro-house duo toys with a different sound on “Horizon.” The bonus instrumental, which is featured on the Japanese version of the album, is completely hypnotic and begins with an acoustic guitar and atmospheric sheen. Show More Summary
The pioneering Italo-disco genius Giorgio Moroder, currently going through a popular renaissance thanks in part to his appearance on Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories, is 73, and he came up in the era when producers weren’t also expected to serve as DJs. But last night at the Brooklyn club Output, Moroder played his first-ever DJ [...]
Oklahoma native Blake Shelton and his wife, Miranda Lambert, start Tuesday’s episode of The Voice on a somber note. The two sing a moving duet of Shelton’s hit “Over You,” and dedicate the performance to the tornado victims in his home state. As with all of the live performances during the show in this episode, information... More »
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Pink Floyd, JT Donaldson, Apparat Song: Daft Punk - Horizon [download here] What's so good? What’s this? A bonus track from Daft Punk’s Japan release of Random Access Memories? Yep! “Horizon” shipped as a bonus track on their album in Japan. Show More Summary
If every generation does indeed throw a hero up the pop charts, can we somehow get Tina here on the Billboard Hot-100? The 14-year-old uploaded a video of herself covering Van Halen’s classic instrumental track “Eruption” from theirShow More Summary
Highly-respected rapper/producer and The Cool Kids member Chuck Inglish is preparing to unleash his debut collection of solo material, the Droptops EP. The project, a prelude to Inglish’s as yet-unscheduled freshman full-length, Convertibles, was inspired by a night spent in a droptop Bonneville during this year’s South by Southwest festival and the good vibes of [...]
Thank the high heavens for the Buffalo Wild Wings Button. For about six and a half quarters, the 2013 Western Conference finals was as exciting as the CSPAN channel. San [...]
For Beacon’s track “Drive” from their debut full-length The Ways We Separate, the BTW alumni enlisted 101lbs. Pictures to create a smoky, dark clip. But instead of crafting something run-of-the-mill, they drew from another genre’s tropes. Says Will Joines of 101, “I was interested in taking elements of a R&B video and making something darker [...]
Every day, Daily Downloads offers 10 free and legal mp3 downloads, plus free and legal live sets from around the internet. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: Amanda Jo Williams: "Holster, The Gun It Hangs In There" [mp3] from You're...
We’ve been hearing about Beyonce’s single “Grown Woman” for a long time – after teasing it in her Pepsi commercial and performing it on her recent world tour, she and… Read more articles like "Beyoncé – “Grown Woman”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
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Extracts from Gottfried Wagner’s Afp interviewwith Simon Morgan have been widely quoted in newspapers and, in some instances, traduced. We repritn the complete interview below, in which Gottfried takes issue not just with his ancestor and siblings but with conductor Christian Thielemann, who has declared Wagner’s music to be apolitical. As the [...]
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Daft Punk's Random Access Memories is so indebted to the past that you don't even have to listen to the album to listen to the album. It's fun to play music taxonomy with bands, but so rarely has a record come along and culled from everything from '80s yacht rock to musical theatre...
Travi$ Scott’s been a much talked about artists for the past few months and the same came be said for his free project, Owl Pharoah. Even with all the chatter, [...]
Sasha Frere-Jones’ review of Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories baffled many in the critic’s corner this week as he insisted that this album asks, “Does good music have to be good?”
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Song: Smith Westerns - 3am Spiritual [download here] What's so good? About two months ago we picked up the first new single from Chicago-based indie rock band Smith Westerns, titled “Varsity.” Today,Show More Summary
An unofficial (probably) version of a cut of the new Beyoncé record has hit the net and—surprise, surprise—it’s pretty damn good. “Grown Woman,” the song that she first teased in a Pepsi commercial this spring, finds Mrs. Carter blending afro-pop and R&B as she extols the virtues of being able to do whatever the hell she wants and stuff. Show More Summary
Sleep on this new Statik project and it’s your own funeral. Previously: Statik Selektah – Extended Play (Album Snippets)
Jaime Martin, until recently principal flute of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, is changing career. He has signed with one of the busier conductor agents, Nick Mathias at IMG. Release below. 20th May, 2013 IMG Artists is pleased to welcome conductor Jaime Martín to its roster for worldwide general management. Mr Martín will be represented by Senior Vice [...]