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10 Memorable Tracks from November


Need ten jams to spin? Here’s my list of ten of November 2013’s hottest joints! 1)  Lady Gaga featuring R. Kelly, “Do What U Want” (ARTPOP) “Applause” may have been a bust of sorts, but Gaga got herself together with the help of one of R&B’s most salacious presences, R. Kelly.  Playing on words, “Do What U Want” accomplishes Gaga’s love for double meanings.  If examined … Continue reading 10 Memorable Tracks from November

The 2013 Fourth Quarter Music Releases Underwhelm…


2013 has produced many notable albums overall.  Among the many triumphs include an alternative juggernaut (Vampire Weekend’s Modern Vampires of the City), a soulful return (John Legend’s, Love in the Future), an atheistic Brit-metal reunion (Black Sabbath’s 13),  and an electronic thriller (Daft Punk’s, Random Access Memories).  Those aforementioned titles are just some of the sound efforts that thrilled us in 2013.  That said, it is … Continue reading The 2013 Fourth Quarter Music Releases Underwhelm…

Eminem’s The Marshall Mathers LP 2 Debuts Big


Eminem unsurprisingly debuts at the penthouse with The Marshall Mathers LP 2. And yes, the numbers are gargantuan.  While Eminem was unable to beat the 968,000 copies that Justin Timberlake’s The 20/20 Experience, he did sell 792,000 copies.  The former second-largest debut of 2013 was Drake’s Nothing Was The Same (658,000 copies), which now settles for third-largest debut.  Eminem is the biggest news, but not … Continue reading Eminem’s The Marshall Mathers LP 2 Debuts Big

Review: Celine Dion, ‘Loved Me Back To Life’


Canadian pop powerhouse Celine Dion has ‘still got it’ Celine Dion⎪ Loved Me Back To Life ⎪ Columbia ⎪⎪ US Release Date: November 5, 2013 Years ago, the name Celine Dion carried incredible weight.  For comparison, it’s kinda like in basketball when analysts call a player ‘automatic’; Dion used to be an automatic commercial juggernaut, period.  Instead of shooting free throws, all she did was … Continue reading Review: Celine Dion, ‘Loved Me Back To Life’

Arcade Fire Launch at No. 1 With Reflektor


Arcade Fire return to a familiar place, the number one spot on the Billboard Album Charts.  The Montreal band’s most recent album, Reflektor moves a respectable 140,000 copies.  Compared to 2010 effort The Suburbs, the most recent figure is just slightly less (The Suburbs moved 156,000 copies).  Arcade Fire knocks Katie Perry off of her perch, sending PRISM to settle for no. 2 selling 92,000 … Continue reading Arcade Fire Launch at No. 1 With Reflektor