Hootie & the Blowfish are back! The band has reunited a fourteen-year hiatus. Of course, Darius Rucker brandished a cowboy hat and boots and became a country star with his pinnacle being the cover of Old Crow Medicine Show’s “Wagon Wheel.” Though Hootie & the Blowfish still performed on occasion over those fourteen years, they never released any new music. Well, that changed on November 1, 2019, when Hootie & the Blowfish released their new full-length album called Imperfect Circle. The impetus for the official reunion was the 25th anniversary of their debut album, Cracked Rear View. The band is also [...]
LUC Band is a LA based duet comprised of Kari Kimmel and Joe Corcoan. The two create a Garagetronic sound, which will be featured in several TV shows this fall. LUC has over 54,000 Shazam’s and 2.5 million YouTube views, people are obviously digging the LUC vibe. Kimmel is the vocalist and songwriter with Corcoan handling all the instruments and production. The duet released a six song EP titled Glow last year, LUC is now placing interesting visuals with their music and releasing it on YouTube. “Glow” has been released with a stunning video to accompany the interesting music that is self-described as Garagetronic.
“Glow” has a catchy riff set to a groove that [...]
Lana Del Rey has released her fifth major label studio album with the title of Norman Fucking Rockwell! The album (NFR!) is produced by Del Rey and Jack Antonoff and consists of fourteen songs that observe the so-called American Dream. The sparse instrumentation brings more attention to Del Rey’s vocals and lyrics. The lyrics cover subjects ranging from political to self-reflection, as any singer/songwriter obsessed with words, Del Rey also has plenty of sarcastic commentaries about American life. There is also a theme of Del Rey’s continued crush on California and moments of playing with the idea of true romance. The cover of [...]
Alice Cooper is releasing a six-track EP titled Breadcrumbs. Cooper penned two originals and explores three covers with a theme of garage rock heroes from his hometown Detroit. The covers are: “Sister Anne” by MC5, “Your Mamma Won’t Like Me” by Suzi Quatro and “Devil With a Blue Dress” by Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels. Cooper is joined on the recordings by MC5’s Wayne Kramer, jazz singer Paul Randolph, former Grand Funk Railroad member Mark Farner, ex Detroit Wheels drummer Johnny “Bee” Badanjek and Mick Collins. Along with being available on all digital platforms, Breadcrumbs will have 20,000 numbered 10-inch vinyl versions [...]