Daily Round-Up For June 17, 2013
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Indie-pop outfit the Smith Westerns are about to release a new record, entitled Soft Will. In anticipation of the LP’s release next month, the album is being put up for preliminary listening by the kind folks at NPR Music. If you would like to check out the new record and give it a listen, you can hit the link to NPR Music.
If you were watching Game 5 of the NBA Finals last night, you saw that rapper and businessman Jay-Z made a startling announcement. Not only is he prepping a new record to be released, titled Magna Carta Holy Grail, it will be released as soon as July 4th, and it will be available for free download by all fans with Samsung smartphones. If you would like to read more into these crazy developments, or would like to watch the video that prompted the announcement, you can hit the link and follow it back to Consequence of Sound.
Producer Zedd has let loose with some tasty morsels of information about the process of producing for Lady Gaga on her new album ARTPOP. If you’re curious in any way, shape, or form you should hit the link and follow it back to the story at the Dancing Astronaut. You can get the scoop on the new Gaga record!
Everyone loves “Young and Beautiful,” the song Lana Del Rey wrote for The Great Gatsby movie, and they should. It’s a really great song. And it looks like that the music world might finally have been received the first really good remix of the track since it premiered. Does this Carlos Serrano remix do the jump? Hit the link back to Oh So Fresh Music and see for yourself.
Every Sunday, electronic music blog the Dancing Astronaut puts together a collection of tracks that might be slow, chilled out, or relaxing in order to appease whatever aches or pains you might be feeling after a long weekend of having fun. And every Monday I pass it your way, because it rarely disappoints! This week is no exception, and features tracks from Phoenix, Kartell, and a whole bunch of other music makers. If you would like to check out the playlist, you can follow the link back to the Dancing Astronaut.
And that is all the news we have for today folks! Hope you have a great day! Check out my other articles here. Have questions, comments, suggestions, or love? Or do you have an opinion on any of the music featured in today’s Round-Up? I’m dying to hear from you! As always, you can contact me through my email, or through Twitter @RobinCopple1. If you like I can include your message in a future edition of the Round-Up!
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