Tag Archives: cmc sounds
Posted on 24. Jul, 2012 by Brianna.
Passion Pit’s third try in storytelling is a great effort, but I think the effort falls flat in some areas and sounds a little sleepy. Passion Pit is known for their electro-pop synths and falsetto rifts with catchy lyrics, and Gossamer offers more of the same sound. The introduction to the album Take a Walk [...]
Posted on 20. Jun, 2012 by Anne.
Fiona Apple’s new album The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do is mouthful to say the least! Fiona Apple’s fourth studio album, showcases her poetic lyrics with blunt force of sound. Apple bellows, grunts and howls in songs like Daredevil [...]
Posted on 29. May, 2012 by Brianna.
Rebecca Ferguson first gained recognition as runner-up on the hit British show The X Factor. Her album Heaven (released today) has already gone multiplatinum in the UK and Ireland. Heaven showcases Rebecca Ferguson’s vocals as a cool hybrid of Macy Gray, Duffy and a cool,young Aretha Franklin. This album is reminiscent of a heavy jazz/ [...]
Posted on 25. May, 2012 by Jeni.
Hailing from Brooklyn, NY CHAPPO has been stirring up the indie music scene with great times, smooth vibes, and distinct sounds. Their music is innovative and downright fun, infusing classic indie pop with complete chaos, achieving their goal of making the Chappo experience as unforgettable and unique as possible. Come Home a track from their [...]
Posted on 17. Apr, 2012 by Melanie.
Dust off your Crosley turntables! This weekend we’re celebrating Record Store Day (held the third Saturday in April) an annual celebration of independent music retailers. This event is in its 5th year and brings together more than 700 US record stores and celebrated worldwide. Artists and record labels join in by offering up special packages, [...]
Posted on 08. Dec, 2011 by Melanie.
Much can be said about Amy Winehouse, but let’s focus on her reputation as a respected vocalist and one of the spearhead musical talents from Britian in the 2000s. Today, we’ve been checking out her latest release – a posthumous album titled Lioness: Hidden Treasures. Lioness is a collection of unreleased recordings complied by her [...]
Posted on 22. Nov, 2011 by Melanie.
It’s no doubt the year 2011 belonged to the always vivacious Beyoncé. Her fourth solo project was charted as an instant success. She wins my vote for Flashy Baby Announcement of the Year, and who else coined the catchphrase “drippin’ swaggu” (off the track Party feat. André 3000 for those who don’t know what I’m [...]
Posted on 17. Oct, 2011 by Melanie.
I always do a double take when someone says “Ben Folds” by replying, “as in five?”. That’s the Ben Folds I knew, the guy formerly behind band Ben Folds Five crooning the 90s hit Brick. (Credit it to an early radio career). Now you can catch Ben Folds and his quips as a judge on [...]
Posted on 08. Oct, 2011 by Melanie.
Probably the best mash up artists since…mash up. The Hood Internet is coming to town! Check out their tracks here and the Facebook event from Grooveshark & Garage Mahal. THE HOOD INTERNET (Chicago) Nicos Gun (Philadelphia) Bang Bang Boom Cassolette $9 adv / $15 door The Hood Internet is a Chicago-based production duo specializing most [...]
Posted on 26. Sep, 2011 by Melanie.
Want to join J Cole in celebrating the release of his debut album Cole World: The Sideline Story? Of course you do! Add your photo to a mosaic created by Hashtag Art (you can see the artwork so far here). Once us J Cole fans band together to complete the mosaic, he’ll reveal an EXCLUSIVE [...]