Ezra Furman-Calm Down AKA I Should Not Be Alone

My birthday was a week ago today, and now I have reason to keep the celebration going! Ezra Furman, easily one of the finest songwriters and performers making music today, has a new album called Twelve Nudes coming out at the end of August. Not only that, but a brand new video for the first single “Calm Down AKA I Should Not Be Alone” is … Continue reading Ezra Furman-Calm Down AKA I Should Not Be Alone

Blood Orange-Hope (featuring Tei Shi and Puff Daddy)

Dev Hynes has been one of the great music makers of the last decade, and “Hope” finds him bringing his best. He’s also added support from Tei Shi and Puff Daddy. It’s a beautiful track, and the video is really great. My favorite part isn’t even the song. The video ends with Puff Daddy returning to Sean Combs to talk about trying to get to … Continue reading Blood Orange-Hope (featuring Tei Shi and Puff Daddy)

Titus Andronicus-(I Blame) Society

Titus Andronicus has been one of my favorite bands over the last decade. Patrick Stickles and his constantly changing band hit the sweet spot between folk and punk that I love, and the live show is as good as it gets. Yesterday Merge announced a new record, An Obelisk, coming out June 21st and gave us our first taste with “(I Blame) Society).” The new … Continue reading Titus Andronicus-(I Blame) Society