Usually when you make a first impression, you are only being judged by one person or maybe a small group of people. Artists have it rough, their opening track is being judged by thousands of people, and a pair of ears might not like the opening track and not give the rest of the album a fair chance. Artists only get one chance to cast the hook, line and sinker to get their listener interested and excited about their new album. Here’s a handful of opening songs that immediately grab your attention and sets the stage for the rest of the albums perfectly.
As reported by Pitchfork earlier today, M83 have shared a previously unreleased video for the song “Lower Your Eyelids to Die With the Sun,” which is the closing track on the fantastic 2005 album, Before […]
Thursday is when we sprinkle in the newest of the new throughout the day as part of our New Music Thursday feature, so previewing a record from Zola Jesus (Nika Roza Danilova) here on our […]
While you might be snowed in this week, just blast this playlist and turn your heat up to 85 degrees. Then, get in your bathing suit, make a couple of fruit smoothies, and relax like you’re at the beach. If that’s not your thing, crank this playlist while you do some pre-spring cleaning. Then, make a list in your head of all the big projects you want to get done this summer. It will be here before you know it.
I can say with my head high that I have been a Killers fan since day one- so I for one am excited that they will be coming out with their first greatest hits album […]
Ronnie Vannucci, drummer for The Killers, recently disclosed the exciting news that the band has been recording and collaborating with the brilliance of M83’s Anthony Gonzales. The project is still in the early stages, but […]
Ronnie Vannucci of the Killers spilled the beans about The Killers collaboration with M83’s Anthony Gonzalez. Nothing has been completely set, but Vannucci said in an interview with NME that the music they’re making is […]
Earlier this month we found out the news that the main force behind M83, Anthony Gonzalez, would be providing the soundtrack for the science fiction film Oblivion. Starring Tom Cruise and Morgan Freeman, Oblivion takes […]
M83 mastermind Anthony Gonzalez is set to join the likes of Trent Reznor and Daft Punk after composing the music for Tom Cruise’s upcoming Sci-Fi flick Oblivion. For the soundtrack, Gonzalez paired up with composer […]
Having always been a sucker for the work of Anthony Gonzalez & M83, when the news came down that the next album was going to be a double, I’d be lying if I said I […]