Posts Tagged ‘YouTube’

A few album ratings – Spring 2014

********* 9 The War on Drugs – Lost in the Dream (March 2014, neo-psychedelia) ********* 9 Rosanne Cash – The River & the Thread (January 2014, Americana) ********* 9 Nils Frahm – Spaces (November 2013, ambient) ********* 9 Bonobo – LateNightTales (November 2013, electric) ********* 9 Warren Haynes – Live at Bonnaroo [June 15, 2003] […]

Zeppelin update: Spotify, reissues, and session samples

Without fail, every year there are bits of Led Zeppelin news to share. In December, they finally released their catalog to Spotify. In January, Jimmy Page claimed he would start releasing remastered albums this year. This week, you can listen to sample practice recordings made during Physical Graffiti sessions.

Best Albums of 2013

My second annual list. This is mostly personal preference, but with an ear to recommend both popular and obscure (mostly rock and jazz) albums to other music lovers. Top Picks Bombino – Nomad (Tishoumaren, blues rock; April) Charles Bradley – Victim of Love (Soul, April) Daft Punk – Random Access Memories (Nu-disco, May) Gregory Porter […]

Best Tracks of 2013

I was invited to play my favorite music of 2013 on The AP Hour, ARTxFM.com radio, 12/26/13. Here are the 13 tracks that I picked, with an additional 74 minutes that I could not fit into the 1-hour show. YouTube, Spotify, and Rdio playlists embedded below.

BEYONCÉ 2013 video album, YouTube previews (in order)

The official Beyoncé YouTube page has posted these 30-second preview tracks (released Friday, December 13, 2013). Here they are in the order they appear on the DVD; the director(s) are listed after each song title. It’s also worth checking out the “Self-Titled” mini art features that followed the release of the album.

Watch and share this new Pirate Bay documentary

TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away from Keyboard is a fascinating documentary about the three founders of said Swedish file sharing website. Watch and share the free film on TPBAFK.tv (there’s an interesting annotated version there using LinkLib), or just stream it directly from YouTube.