Mixed Media

May 2016

Shabazz Palaces - “Dawn in Luxor” (Singles Going Steady)

"Luxor" seems like an Afro-futurist ether-world, a place where oppressed populations can congregate and, if necessary, escape to.


Randy Rogers and Wade Bowen - “West Texas Rain” (audio) (premiere)

Texas singer-songwriters Randy Rogers and Wade Bowen are releasing a stellar live acoustic album Watch This on June 3rd.


Kaytranada - “Lite Spots” (Singles Going Steady)

It's a testament to Kaytranada's skill as a songsmith that a cut this jumbled and frenetic, this high-on-something, sounds so totally pure.


Filastine - “The Cleaner (Abandon: Part II)” (video) (premiere)

Filastine specializes in a cinematic brand of electronic music that utilizes many global influences alongside found sounds, percussion, vocals, and acoustic instruments.


Rachael Sage - “I Don’t Believe It” (video) (premiere)

Rachael Sage has created an uplifting and powerful piece of music that speaks to the pain caused to her from a young life filled with bullying.


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - “Dance Off” feat. Idris Elba (Singles Going Steady)

It's an enigma that the same Macklemore who made "Same Love", "Wings" and "White Priviledge II" could make such banal, in-bad-taste dancehall hip-hop.


Western Centuries - “Hallucinations” (audio) (premiere)

Seattle's Western Centuries keep the fire alight for real honest to goodness honky tonk country music.


Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - “Enola Gay” (1980) (Singles Going Steady Classic)

"Enola Gay" is perhaps the quintessential embodiment of OMD's sound -- a romantic epic told through two alternating, and often intersecting, synthpop riffs.


Watch the First Episode of New TNT Drama Series ‘Animal Kingdom’ (sponsor)

Watch the pilot episode of the thrilling new TNT series, Animal Kingdom, which debuts on TV June 14th.


Hazmat Modine - “Moving Stones” (video) (premiere)

Hazmat Modine return with their third album that highlights their 10-year history and their adventures traveling the world, absorbing new influences and spreading American roots musics far and wide.


April 2016

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Cage the Elephant Ignite Central Park with Kickoff for Summerstage Season

// Notes from the Road

"Cage the Elephant rocked two sold-out nights at Summerstage and return to NYC for a free show May 29th. Info on that and a preview of the full Summerstage schedule is here.

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