New video for Nite Jewel’s song “Memory, Man.”
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Music Go Music manages somehow to recapture the true idea of pop: music made for singles, music made for dancing, music made for fun. No grandiose double LP concept albums here! A single is like an arrow shot into the air—quick, sleek and to the point—and Expressions is a quiverful of hits.
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Roundtable Discussion: The Role Of The Record Label Via: NPR At the beginning of this decade, record labels were still a way of indexing artists; of positioning them within a community, a scene and a movement. Throughout our end-of-the-decade coverage, one reccurring theme is whether context still matters. After all, one of the most glorious (if not overwhelming) changes to take place in the last 10 years is how much music is available to us, and from everywhere. So, while the notion of community has been broadened and redefined — we may no longer see record labels as megaphones for towns and the bands therein — perhaps we still need someone to help curate and make sense of the music out there. Personally, I…
October 15th, 2009 · No Comments
If one more person compares BLK JKS to Vampire Weekend, we might explode. This South African band writes pop songs, rock songs, slow tunes and fast tracks; they get proggy and they jam. There’s a great amount of variety on BLK JKS’ latest album After Robots, but the only thing the band imitates is the sound that reality transmits through their nimble fingers. Guitarist Mpumelelo Mcata breaks it down for Daiana Feuer.
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