The Shins are back again after a five-year absence with a second single from Heartworms, “Name For You”. The new album produced by frontman James Mercer, is out March 10th and available for preorder. Some people (your author, for instance) who love vaguely gruesome, trip-inducing tattoo art might spring for the slightly overpriced, but charming lithograph poster….
Tag: New Releases
A Great New Binge Watch To “Get Down” With
Combined efforts from Baz Luhrmann, Nas, Grandmaster Flash, and more have brought a small but powerful piece of old-school hip hop to Netflix in a neat little package called ‘The Get Down’. The plot explores landscapes of hip hop, disco, graffiti, and politics in the late 1970’s Bronx, with a clear figurehead in each parallel plot and Ezekiel “Zeke” Figuero at the crux of it all.
New Release: Pierce Fulton’s “Make Me Blue”
The fresh and playful “Make Me Blue” stands out in Pierce Fulton’s current repertoire of in-your-face dance music, and puts him on the map for more alternative fans who still like to get down to a fun electronic groove. This new track is an alternating string of sparsely yet elegantly filled swathes of vast sonic…
Different Strokes for Different Folks: “OBLIVIUS”, “Drag Queen”, and “Threat of Joy”
This week the Strokes unveiled, one by one only over the course of a day, their first release in three years: the EP Future Present Past. I can’t help but wonder if the three time periods are represented in the three songs, and since the tracks became more familiar to me as a Strokes fan…