Archive for the #MusicMondays Category


Savages Debut Album “Silence Yourself” – #MusicMonday Album of the Week

The post-punk rockers' debut was released earlier this month… I hadn't heard of the band Savages until a week or two ago when I saw that Pitchfork gave their debut album "Silence Yourself" an 8.7.  Now nothing personal against Pitchfork, but I don't always trust their reviews (nor any single publication's opinions), pretty much because […]

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Kanye West Busts Out Two New Tracks on SNL – #MusicMonday

Yeezus, the follow-up to My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, hits June 18th… Kanye West played two new songs on Saturday Night Live this past weekend, titled "Black Skinhead" and "New Slaves". Both will be on his new album due out June 18th, which according to Rap-Up will be named Yeezus. Lets go with "Black Skinhead", most definitely […]

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RIP Ray Manzarek of The Doors (2/12/39 – 5/20/13) – #MusicMonday

The keyboardist for The Doors was 74… The world lost another amazing musician today when Ray Manzarek, co-founder and keyboardist for The Doors, passed away at the age of 74 from complications related to bile duct cancer. I admittedly don't read a lot of books, but when I do, most of them are biographies of musicians. One of […]

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Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories: The Collaborators – #MusicMonday

Time for some insight on how Random Access Memories came together… To make a big album, it takes a lot more than just the the band, and Daft Punk's Random Access Memories is no different.  Intel and Vice have teamed up to form The Creators Project, whose YouTube channel states that: The Creators Project is an ongoing […]

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Listen To Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories for Free on Itunes, Plus an Unboxing Like You’ve Never Seen – #MusicMonday

The French duo releases Random Access Memories on May 21st, but you can listen to it in its entirety on Itunes right now… Daft Punk just made Random Access Memories available for listening on Itunes a couple of hours ago. It's presented on one track, and by what little I've heard, it sounds great. This will […]

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