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La Roux - Trouble In Paradise
La Roux is back with her second LP. She’s brighter, sexier, and better than ever.
It’s been 5 years since Elly Jackson (and former member Ben Langmaid) released their debut, self titled album La Roux. Now a solo act, La Roux is ready for a new beginning. It all starts with Trouble In Paradise…
After running into musical differences, Elly and Jackson parted ways in 2012. Elly was also diagnosed with residual muscle tension caused by anxiety, which affected her voice. After two years of treatment, she was finally ready to return to the stage.
Trouble In Paradise is a huge improvement over La Roux’s previous material. She wanted to create an album that evoked "what people in the 1970s thought that the future was going to look and sound like." Both fresh and retro, it’s chock-full of itali-disco, new wave tracks that are as hot as summer. The whole album has a tropical aesthetic that is just delicious! Elly sounds much more confident and comfortable with her voice and it seems that she’s found it’s niche. Her shrill, icy voice pairs perfectly with the shimmering, warm synthesizers.
The album opens with echoing Uptight Downtown. The track sets the vibe for Trouble In Paradise:

Another highlight from the album is Tropical Chancer. Sounds a bit like Daft Punk and Gwen Stefani…in a good way!

Here’s the official album sampler:

Trouble In Paradise is a huge step forward for La Roux as an artist, and is one of the best pop albums released so far this year. Although it doesn’t present any tracks as immediately catchy as Bulletproof or In For The Kill, it’s a solid album that maintains it’s theme from start to finish. Thank you La Roux, for creating the soundtrack to my summer!

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La Roux - Trouble In Paradise

La Roux is back with her second LP. She’s brighter, sexier, and better than ever.

It’s been 5 years since Elly Jackson (and former member Ben Langmaid) released their debut, self titled album La Roux. Now a solo act, La Roux is ready for a new beginning. It all starts with Trouble In Paradise…

After running into musical differences, Elly and Jackson parted ways in 2012. Elly was also diagnosed with residual muscle tension caused by anxiety, which affected her voice. After two years of treatment, she was finally ready to return to the stage.

Trouble In Paradise is a huge improvement over La Roux’s previous material. She wanted to create an album that evoked "what people in the 1970s thought that the future was going to look and sound like." Both fresh and retro, it’s chock-full of itali-disco, new wave tracks that are as hot as summer. The whole album has a tropical aesthetic that is just delicious! Elly sounds much more confident and comfortable with her voice and it seems that she’s found it’s niche. Her shrill, icy voice pairs perfectly with the shimmering, warm synthesizers.

The album opens with echoing Uptight Downtown. The track sets the vibe for Trouble In Paradise:

Another highlight from the album is Tropical Chancer. Sounds a bit like Daft Punk and Gwen Stefani…in a good way!

Here’s the official album sampler:

Trouble In Paradise is a huge step forward for La Roux as an artist, and is one of the best pop albums released so far this year. Although it doesn’t present any tracks as immediately catchy as Bulletproof or In For The Kill, it’s a solid album that maintains it’s theme from start to finish. Thank you La Roux, for creating the soundtrack to my summer!

- 4.5 out of 5 -

Hilary Duff's long-awaited return to pop music is finally here! Her new single debuts on July 24th, and is titled Chasing The Sun. The song supposedly has a more alternative, acoustic sound than her previous material. I am so anxious to hear what the beloved Lizzy McGuire star has been working on for us. Thursday cannot come fast enough!
While we’re at it, let’s take a look at one of Hilary Duff’s pop masterpieces from her 2007 album Dignity:
Natalia Kills - Problem
This girl just doesn’t stop.
Problem, the first official single to be taken from Natalia Kill’s second studio album titled Trouble, is nothing short of fantastic. 
Over a stomping beat, Natalia growls about how she’s “a god damn problem!”
I love it.
This is classic Natalia Kills, and gets me so hyped for her new album!
"Let me see you take your shoes, shirt, jeans, off. And we ain’t even at the beach!
People, this is genius! 
Take a listen for yourself:
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Trouble was released on March 12th, 2013. The album Trouble is to be released this Spring.

Natalia Kills - Problem


This girl just doesn’t stop.

Problem, the first official single to be taken from Natalia Kill’s second studio album titled Trouble, is nothing short of fantastic. 

Over a stomping beat, Natalia growls about how she’s “a god damn problem!

I love it.

This is classic Natalia Kills, and gets me so hyped for her new album!

"Let me see you take your shoes, shirt, jeans, off. And we ain’t even at the beach!

People, this is genius! 

Take a listen for yourself:

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Trouble was released on March 12th, 2013. The album Trouble is to be released this Spring.

MOSQUITO.
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs have a new record coming out in April.
This is awesome news!
Mosquito, the band’s fourth studio album looks to be a huge step forward musically. The first single, Sacrilige, is a clanky, gritty, experimental track that showcases Karen O’s delicious voice perfectly. It even features a gospel choir towards the end.
Oh, and the standard edition album cover is just nuts! (The one featured above is the deluxe packaging cover.)

What do you think of the cover? 
This will be their first album in almost 5 years.
Mosquito will be released on April 16th.
Here is the first single:
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MOSQUITO.

The Yeah Yeah Yeahs have a new record coming out in April.

This is awesome news!

Mosquito, the band’s fourth studio album looks to be a huge step forward musically. The first single, Sacrilige, is a clanky, gritty, experimental track that showcases Karen O’s delicious voice perfectly. It even features a gospel choir towards the end.

Oh, and the standard edition album cover is just nuts! (The one featured above is the deluxe packaging cover.)

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What do you think of the cover? 

This will be their first album in almost 5 years.

Mosquito will be released on April 16th.

Here is the first single:

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DISCOVER: BUTTERCLOCK
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This experimental artist from Berlin is releasing her first official EP in February. Don’t, which is our first listen from this mini-album, is nothing short of fantastic.
Atop minimalist instrumentation, Butterclock croons with her signature ghostly, layered vocals. 
Here is the accompanying music video for Don’t:
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Butterclock’s First Prom - EP will be released in February.

DISCOVER: BUTTERCLOCK

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This experimental artist from Berlin is releasing her first official EP in February. Don’t, which is our first listen from this mini-album, is nothing short of fantastic.

Atop minimalist instrumentation, Butterclock croons with her signature ghostly, layered vocals. 

Here is the accompanying music video for Don’t:

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Butterclock’s First Prom - EP will be released in February.

BLONDFIRE
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This dreamy, indie-pop band is one of my favorites at the moment.
Bruce and Erica Briscoll, who are brother and sister, make up this genius duo.
Their newest EP, Where The Kids Are, is a solid set of hipster electronica. Erica’s vocals are warm, and are carried by a fuzzy, ethereal production.
I definitely want to see a new full-length album from them!
Take a listen below:
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Okay, so The X Factor is over. Now what? Well, without much haste, Britney Spears got right back to doing what she does best: making music.
After much anticipation, we can finally breathe a sigh of relief: Britney is in fact back in the studio; hard at work on her 8th studio album. 
Of course, not much is known about the project, but we do have some information!
1. The album is still in its early stages.
2. Some of the producers that have been confirmed to be working with her are Ester Dean (who wrote “Beautiful (Drop Dead)” and “Selfish” on her album Femme Fatale), Hit Boy (Lil Wayne’s “Drop The World”, and Kanye West’s “Ni**as in Paris”), and Elijah Blake (Usher and Rihanna). Other speculated producers are will.i.am, Ina Wroldsen (He About To Lose Me), and Darkchild.
3. The album is slated for a late 2013 release.
4. This album will finish Britney’s contract with Jive (now Sony/RCA) records. She will then renew under a new label.
5. The world is READY.
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2013: YEAR OF THE SPEARS.
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Stay tuned…
Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the music video for Scream & Shout!
Enjoy:
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Discover: oOoOO
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oOoOO (simply pronounced “oh”) is a chillwave music project that was created by Chris Dexter in 2008. 
There really is no one genre oOoOO fits into. There are elements of witch house (a form of slowed down and choppy house music), shoegaze (fuzzy, distorted guitar, synths, and vocals), and post-industrial (ambiant-noise music). These are just a few of the musical groups oOoOO is regularly classified under.
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-oOoOO’s first EP released in October of 2010.-
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I first discovered oOoOO near the end of 2011 and I’ve been hooked since. His music is so intriguing, and sounds like nothing else. There is a eerie feel to his work that makes you want to close your eyes and just listen. It’s chill-inducing.
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-oOoOO’s second EP, released on April 30th, 2012.-
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As of now oOoOO has released 2 EPs and a handful of singles and unofficial remixes. He (and his label Tri-Angle) has stated there is indeed a full length album in the works. Exciting news!
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Here’s a few highlight tracks:
(The woman you hear is his frequent collaborator Butterclock.)
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Discover: oOoOO

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oOoOO (simply pronounced “oh”) is a chillwave music project that was created by Chris Dexter in 2008. 

There really is no one genre oOoOO fits into. There are elements of witch house (a form of slowed down and choppy house music), shoegaze (fuzzy, distorted guitar, synths, and vocals), and post-industrial (ambiant-noise music). These are just a few of the musical groups oOoOO is regularly classified under.

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I first discovered oOoOO near the end of 2011 and I’ve been hooked since. His music is so intriguing, and sounds like nothing else. There is a eerie feel to his work that makes you want to close your eyes and just listen. It’s chill-inducing.

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-oOoOO’s second EP, released on April 30th, 2012.-

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As of now oOoOO has released 2 EPs and a handful of singles and unofficial remixes. He (and his label Tri-Angle) has stated there is indeed a full length album in the works. Exciting news!

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Here’s a few highlight tracks:

(The woman you hear is his frequent collaborator Butterclock.)

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The music video for Scream and Shout by will.i.am featuring Britney Spears premieres tomorrow night on The X Factor!

The music video for Scream and Shout by will.i.am featuring Britney Spears premieres tomorrow night on The X Factor!

Head over to iTunes to get a first listen of Ke$ha’s new album Warrior!
I’m guessing this is happening because the whole album leaked in full much before its December 4th release.
Warrior is a must-listen and is a SOLID pop record. 
LISTEN HERE! - 
https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewFeature?cc=us&id=579058098

Head over to iTunes to get a first listen of Ke$ha’s new album Warrior!

I’m guessing this is happening because the whole album leaked in full much before its December 4th release.

Warrior is a must-listen and is a SOLID pop record. 

LISTEN HERE! - 

https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewFeature?cc=us&id=579058098

amazing. atmospheric. angelic.
These are just a few words that describe the electronic musician Ernest Greeneic’s band Washed Out.
The 29 year old from Georgia knows how to create music that takes you somewhere else. It’s quite spectacular.
I’m going to keep it simple…
Just listen and get swept away:
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(FYI: Amor Fati is the Latin term for “the love of fate”, which essentially means that “everything happens for a reason.”)
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STOP YOUR LIFE & LISTEN TO THIS!
Scream and Shout by will.i.am featuring Britney Spears has finally arrived!
Britishney sounds fierce; I love it!
The song is officially released this Monday. The video will be released Wednesday, November 28th!
OMG!
(Fun fact: This is the first feature Britney has done in her whole career!)
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STOP YOUR LIFE & LISTEN TO THIS!

Scream and Shout by will.i.am featuring Britney Spears has finally arrived!

Britishney sounds fierce; I love it!

The song is officially released this Monday. The video will be released Wednesday, November 28th!

OMG!

(Fun fact: This is the first feature Britney has done in her whole career!)

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Ke$ha just released a new song from her forthcoming album Warrior, and it’s POP PERFECTION.
Take a listen to C’mon here:
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Warrior is released on December 4th!
Britney Spears officially released the commercial for her new fragrance Fantasy Twist today!
It features the song Gasoline from her album Femme Fatale.
Love all of the different looks!
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