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Thursday Linkage: NPR Spring Preview, LCD Soundsytem, J. Cole and more

Picture via POD A) NPR has certainly stepped up its music section over the past 2 years. Further evidence comes via All Songs Considered’s Spring Music Preview. The NPR crew discusses artists I’ve mentioned here (The Black Keys, The National, The New Pornographers), but also others like Josh Ritter, The Mynabirds and The Fresh and […]

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Thursday Linkage: Mates of State, Dr. Dre, Just Blaze, Kele and more

My hopes for this weekend (in no particular order): Cooler weather (90 degrees in April is a bit much), no appearances at the bar, crafting a Hangout Fest mixtape and for the pollen to chill out (my car is a yellow mess). Here are some links for the weekend: A) Mates of State (yes, they […]

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Thursday Linkage: Tokyo Police Club, Black Keys, The Hold Steady, Spotify and more

Go Green, Go White Off to Hilton Head Island for a short weekend trip. Here are a few items worth noting/listening to: A) Way back in 2006, Tokyo Police Club had me raving about their EP, A Lesson in Crime. Tracks like “Nature of the Experiment” and “Cheer It On” had me drooling, for their […]

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Thursday Linkage: We Were Promised Jet Packs, Kyle Lucas, Rap Genius and more

I haven’t had time for a proper post, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be up to date with everything in the music world. A) Brooding Scotland natives, We Were Promised Jet Packs debuted a new single from their EP, The Last Place You’ll Look. Its kinda like what the Editors should still be like. […]