Music

  • ‘Aladdin Sane’ Getting 45th Anniversary Reissue

    ‘Aladdin Sane’ Getting 45th Anniversary Reissue

    The David Bowie rock and roll reissue train is showing no signs of slowing down. This April, one of Bowie’s most underrated 70s albums Aladdin Sane turns 45, and to celebrate the occasion the album is getting a special re-release on silver vinyl. But, as they say in the marketing business, that is not all. In addition […]

  • “Moon River” Cover Released by Frank Ocean (Audio)

    “Moon River” Cover Released by Frank Ocean (Audio)

    It’s always a big deal when Frank Ocean puts out a new song, and for Valentine’s Day yesterday he gave us his first new song of the year. “New” of course being a relative term, since Frank’s new song is also a cover of an old song: “Moon River,” by Henry Mancini from the 1961 […]

  • Environments: Irv Teibel’s Field Recording Series Reissued as App (Video)

    Environments: Irv Teibel’s Field Recording Series Reissued as App (Video)

    Irv Teibel was a pioneering recording artist whose most famous work is probably the Environments series, a collection of ambient recordings of various environmental sounds, designed to soothe and induce contemplation and relaxation. The reissue maestros at The Numero Group have reissued these recordings, but instead of the usual vinyl or CD box set this work has […]

  • ‘The Brown Tape': Lost Ghostface Killah Album Returns to Streaming

    ‘The Brown Tape': Lost Ghostface Killah Album Returns to Streaming

    A little backstory: In 2013, Ghostface Killah released (the excellent) 12 Reasons to Die, a concept album produced by Adrian Younge with a cinematic sound inspired by Ennio Morricone and vintage genre Italian cinema of the 1970s. Soon after, Ghostface released the same tracks with completely different beats, these produced by Apollo Brown. This alternate version of […]

  • Spotify Stations: New Playlist Streaming App Being Tested

    Spotify Stations: New Playlist Streaming App Being Tested

    Spotify is a great streaming service for music lovers thanks to its extensive library of songs and albums. There’s another side to Spotify too, the one made up of curated playlists and various radio stations tailored to the listener’s own tastes, and now the company is testing an app called Spotify Stations that lets users listen to those […]