Daily Round-Up For October 29, 2013
Hello music lovers! Welcome to the Daily Round-Up, redOrbit’s one and only assortment of all the latest and greatest music news of the day. Let’s dive right in!
There’s a new tune out from rapper Action Bronson out this week. The track, entitled Practice, features a tongue-in-cheek sampling of a popular rant by basketball player Allen Iverson. You can check out the song back at Stereogum.
Tom Waits played his first show in five years this week, at a charity event called the Bridge School Benefit. You can find the full video of ten songs from his performance at Stereogum.
Of course, it wouldn’t be a normal day without a flood of Kanye West news. The rapper, who has set out on his big-budget Yeezus tour, has also taken to just about any interview that is offered to him. This week he spoke for two hours on Power 106’s Big Boy’s Neighborhood radio show. Highlights of the conversation include Kanye dropping hints about Yeezus bonus tracks, having fighter jets at his wedding, and the new Yeezus Tour pop-up shop that appeared in Los Angeles this week. All the information can be found at the respective links to 2dopeboyz.
Today’s hottest dance act Disclosure premiered a new song this week. You can listen to the new, highly anticipated new tune, entitled Apollo, in full over at Stereogum.
Mogwai have announced a new record, entitled Rave Tapes, that is set to release January 21st through Sub Pop records. You can find the full story, as well as the album’s first single, tracklist, and a list of tour dates, back at Consequence of Sound.
Today is New Music Tuesday, and we are expecting fresh releases from Bad Religion, Kelly Clarkson, Los Campesinos!, Sky Ferreira, Trace Adkins, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and Arcade Fire. You can check out the full list of releases back at Metacritic.
Of course, the Arcade Fire album Reflektor has been highly, highly anticipated. As such, the reviews are already flowing out. And surprise, they are positive. If you’re interested, you can find Consequence of Sound’s review here, Stereogum’s review here, and Pitchfork’s review here.
If that’s not quite enough to satisfy you, a new album by Midlake, entitled Antiphon, has been made available to stream over at NPR.
And if you still can’t get enough music, there’s a new edition of the Music Ninja’s playlist series The Chill Dojo for your listening pleasure. You can head back to The Music Ninja to sample their offering
And that is all the news we have for today folks! Hope you have a great day! You can 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 would like, I can include your message in a future edition of the Round-Up!
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