Music

  • Cassette Store Day is Coming on October 14th

    Cassette Store Day is Coming on October 14th

    It’s important in these troubled times to take a moment and appreciate your local, uh, cassette store. That’s the principle behind Cassette Store Day, which is coming to a host of independent music stores all around the country this Saturday. If you have a cassette player in your house from the golden age, it may […]

  • ‘Starboy’ Comic from The Weeknd and Marvel is Happening

    ‘Starboy’ Comic from The Weeknd and Marvel is Happening

    The speculation regarding the nature of the upcoming collaboration between Marvel Comics and The Weeknd turned out to be largely accurate, as we are getting a Starboy comic featuring the adventures of the character first seen in The Weeknd‘s album of the same name last year as well as the attendant music videos and short […]

  • ‘A New Career In A New Town (1977 – 1982)': New Bowie Box Set

    ‘A New Career In A New Town (1977 – 1982)': New Bowie Box Set

    I have decided that until someone stops me, I’m going to start writing about cool new box set releases on here. Last week the boxed artist in question was Isaac Hayes, and today it’s David Bowie, whose continued posthumous retrospective series continued a few days ago with the release of A New Career In A […]

  • Spotify Time Capsule Takes You Back to the Good Old Days

    Spotify Time Capsule Takes You Back to the Good Old Days

    Music is possibly the closest thing we have to time travel, at least in the emotional sense – there’s no better way to take you back to how you felt at a certain time and place in the past than to listen to whatever music was playing at that time. Spotify has a new custom […]

  • The Weeknd x Marvel Project Teased on Instagram

    The Weeknd x Marvel Project Teased on Instagram

    Is Starboy becoming part of the Marvel Universe? I wouldn’t rule anything out the way things are these days, and that would appear to be one interpretation of a recent Instagram post by The Weeknd himself that cites Marvel in advance of New York Comic-Con this, uh, weekend. Other than that, we have no idea […]

  • ‘Funkadelic Reworked by Detroiters’ Remix Album Coming Soon (Audio)

    ‘Funkadelic Reworked by Detroiters’ Remix Album Coming Soon (Audio)

    Few cities have a richer musical history than Detroit, Michigan, with a thriving electronic music scene that continues into the present day. For new proof of how deep the music bench is in Motor City, take a look at the tracklist for the upcoming Funkadelic remix album Funkadelic Reworked by Detroiters: Side 1 1. Sexy Ways […]