Excuse me while I melt into Isaac Hayes’ Hot Buttered Soul
If I said this to myself once, I’ve said it a thousand times. Every single time I find new music — new to me, anyway — ..
Happy New Year 2018! MUSIC FROM BOMBEATS WEEKLY PLAYLISTS
Happy New Year 2018!! I almost forgot about my blog this year because it’s gone by so fast and it, well, just slipped my mind. The dream ..
Sharon Van Etten shares reissue of debut album, (it was) because i was in love: Stream
Photo by Heather Kaplan Sharon Van Etten is set to revisit her 2009 debut album, because i was in love, with a new deluxe ..
Wilco share previously unreleased track “Dynamite My Soul” from Being There reissue: Stream
On December 1st, Wilco will re-release their first two albums, 1995’s A.M. and 1996’s Being There. Each ..
Jon Stewart plays drums on a New Jersey rock band’s new benefit single: Stream
In the long lineage of celebrities-turned-musicians, Eddie Murphy, Keanu Reeves, and Russell Crowe can now welcome long-time The Daily ..
Tim Heidecker gives a Track by Track breakdown of his new album of Donald Trump songs: Stream/Download
Track by Track is a recurring new music feature in which an artist offers a comprehensive rundown of their new album. Comedian Tim Heidecker’s ..
Jamila Woods joins NE-HI for a reimagining of their “The Times I’m Not There”: Stream
Photos by Steven Arroyo and Amy Price Garage rockers NE-HI and R&B songstress Jamila Woods are both having breakout years. ..
Chicago rapper Saba teams with producer Zack Villere for new song “360”: Stream
Adult Swim has been absolutely killing it this year with its singles program, releasing tracks from the likes of Brian Eno with Kevin ..
Camper Van Beethoven cover the Squidbillies theme song: Stream
10 Things… is a recurring new music feature in which an artist goes H.A.M. on a particular topic. Adult Swim’s fourth ..
Split Single’s Jason Narducy releases new charity EP, Live in Duluth GA: Stream/Download
It’s been nearly a year since Jason Narducy’s own Split Single dropped its sophomore album, Metal Frames. Now, the Chicago singer-songwriter ..
Superchunk announce first album in four years, What a Time to Be Alive, share title track: Stream
Superchunk has spent 2017 sharing a steady stream of standalone charity releases, including last month’s 7-inch benefiting the Southern ..
Kamaiyah drops surprise new mixtape, Before I Wake: Stream
Photo by Ben Kaye After releasing her A Good Night in the Ghetto mixtape back in 2016, rising rapper Kamaiyah was expected to drop ..
Pussy Riot share new song “Police State” and video starring Chloë Sevigny: Watch
In October, Pussy Riot shut down New York City’s Trump Tower with a political protest, forcing its closure for 30 minutes. A few weeks ..
Drum virtuoso Ryan Hassan teams with UK rapper Kofi Stone for debut single and video, “Bomb Squad”: Watch
Origins is a recurring new music feature in which an artist charts the influence of their latest hit single. Ryan Hassan is a drummer ..
Ride drift into the outer reaches of space on dreamy new track, “Pulsar”: Stream
British shoegaze outfit Ride droppedWeather Diaries, their first album in two decades, over the summer. It was a fine return to form, ..
Code Orange remix alt-J’s “Adeline” and “Hit Me Like That Snare”: Stream
Alt-J issued their Mercury Prize-nominated new album, Relaxer, back in May. Now, they’ve shared a pair of remixes for the album tracks ..
Mick Jenkins shares new track “Vampire in Brooklyn”: Stream
Photo by Ben Kaye Mick Jenkins cemented his place among Chicago’s rising stars with last year’s full-length debut, The ..
Saba shares “How You Live”, a collaboration with fellow Pivot Crew member MFnMelo: Stream
Chicago rapper Saba’s currently overseas wrapping up his European Bucket List tour, but that hasn’t slowed his prolific output ..
Foxy Shazam’s Eric Nally details the Origins of his new solo song “Black”: Stream
Photo by Ryan McKinnon Origins is a recurring new music feature in which an artist charts the influence of their latest hit single. ..
U2 team with Kendrick Lamar on new single “Get Out of Your Own Way”: Stream
Photos by Philip Cosores (Kendrick) and David Brendan Hall (U2) U2 joined Kendrick Lamar on his DAMN. track “XXX.”, ..
U2 announce details of new album, Songs of Experience, plus 2018 tour dates
Photo by Anton Corbijn One of the final major releases of 2017 comes on December 1st when U2 releases Songs of Experience. In anticipation, ..
Portugal. The Man share bizarre video for anthemic single “Live In the Moment”: Watch
Portugal. The Man’s hit single “Feel It Still” has conquered virtually every one of Billboard’s format ..
N.E.R.D. team with Rihanna for comeback single “Lemon” and video: Watch
N.E.R.D., the hip-hop collective featuring Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo, and Shay Haley, are back with a brand new single. A collaboration ..
Ought announce new album, Room Inside the World, reveal “These 3 Things” video: Watch
Photo by Jenna Ledger Ought have announced the details of their third studio effort. Titled Room Inside the World, it’s due out February ..
Tim Heidecker announces Too Dumb For Suicide: Tim Heidecker’s Trump Songs, shares “Sentencing Day”: Stream
Photo by Cara Robbins Tim Heidecker has been a consistent source of dark comedic relief during Donald Trump’s unlikely presidential ..
Scissor Sisters’ Jake Shears reveals debut solo song “Creep City”: Stream
This past spring, Scissor Sisters broke their five-year hiatus to collaborate with MNDR. Together, they released a single called “SWERLK” ..