You can check out the art work for M.I.A's upcoming album, Matangi, in the replies and the track listing below. The album hits stores on November 5th.
3) Only 1 U
5) Come Walk With Me
8) Bad Girls
9) Boom Skit
10) Double Bubble Trouble
12) Bring The Noize
14) Know It Ain't Right
The latest and greatest from Tiny Engines is Boston's Save Ends. The quintet will be releasing its new album, Warm Hearts, Cold Hands, on November 12th, with pre-orders coming soon. In the meantime, you can check out a new song titled "A Life They Wrote" in the replies. The call-and-return between vocalists Christine Atturio and Brendan Cahill serve up delicious harmonies, channeling the likes of Lemuria and labelmates Little Big League.
Another track from Kevin Devine's upcoming album Bubblegum, entitled "Nobel Prize," can be heard as part of NPR's All Songs Considered Fall Music Preview. Amazon has also posted clips of his two upcoming albums Bubblegum and Bulldozer. Both albums will be available on October 15th.
Silverstein will release a digital expansion of its recent album This Is How The Wind Shifts on October 15th. It will include four additional/new tracks and you can hear one of those tracks, "I Will Illuminate," on Revolver. More details in the replies.
One afternoon I spoke to Jason Tate, the founder of Absolutepunk.net, about a variety of subjects including focus, handling criticism and where he gets inspired. It's a great look at how to start something and continue to build it into something long lasting. Brought to you in conjunction with Propertyofzack.com. 100 Words is part of the How We Are Network, visit Howweare.org for more information.
My pal Blake Morgan, known musically by his stage name Esto, is making a record about our home state of Michigan. The music is great, classy folk-pop stuff with some world music influences, jazzy grooves, and orchestral arrangements thrown in for good measure. You can help fund the record here.
Our friends at Buzznet have premiered a new Hello Monster video called "No One's Going Home Tonight." The track is taken from their debut album P.S I’m Home which was released earlier this year & produced by Erik Ron (Panic! At The Disco, Four Year Strong).