New Music

Dawn Before Dawn by Breaking Benjamin

New June Music

Dark Before Dawn Breaking Benjamin Summary:  The first release from the platinum-selling band since 2009. The album includes ten songs and two instrumentals. Contents:  Dark — Failure — Angels Fall — Breaking the Silence — Hollow — Close to Heaven — Bury Me Alive — Never Again — The Great Divide — Ashes of Eden […]

Sound & Color by Alabama Shakes

New April Music

Sound & Color Alabama Shakes Summary:  On their 2012 debut Boys & Girls, Alabama Shakes never hid that they were creatures of the New South — a band with old-fashioned blues, soul, gospel, and country in their blood but raised on modern rock. On their 2015 follow-up, Sound & Color, they free themselves from the […]

5 Seconds of Summer

New March Music

5 Seconds of Summer 5 Seconds of Summer Summary:  Hot off the heels of their She Looks So Perfect EP, 5 Seconds of Summer release their debut album. The band has also been spending time on the road as the opening act for One Direction on their tour. Contents:  She Looks So Perfect  —  Don’t […]

2015 Grammy Nominees

New February Music

2015 Grammy Nominees Summary:  The biggest artists and the biggest hits appear on one of the most anticipated compilations of the year. The best selling collection includes categories representing nominees for Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year and more. Contents:  Shake It Off (Taylor Swift)  —  Fancy (Iggy Azalea, […]

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Soundtrack

New January Music

Mockingjay Part 1 – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Summary:  One of the most anticipated films of 2014 comes with an equally anticipated soundtrack, which was curated by Lorde and includes her new single Yellow Flicker Beat. Contents:  Meltdown (Stromae feat. Lorde, Pusha T, Q-Tip and Haim) — Dead Air (Chvrches) — Scream My Name (Tove […]

Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics

New December Music

Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics Summary: The incomparable ‘Queen of Soul’ releases her highly anticipated new studio album, her first in three years. Her unsurpassed vocal styling permeates the popular diva classics such as Adele’s Rolling In the Deep. Contents: At Last — Rolling in the Deep (The Aretha version) — Midnight Train […]

Nothing Has Changed - David Bowie

New November Music

Nothing Has Changed David Bowie Summary:  David Bowie has been one of rock music’s most influential artists for decades. From Space Oddity to Where Are We Now, his entire career is chronicled in this new retrospective. Also included is the new track Sue (Or in a Season of Crime). Contents:  Space Oddity — Man Who […]

Old Boots New Dirt by Jason Aldean

New October Music

Old Boots New Dirt Jason Aldean Summary:  With a string of hit singles, chart-topping albums, and sold-out tours, Jason Aldean has cemented his status as one of country music’s biggest superstars. Now the reigning ACM Male Vocalist of the Year is ready to release his fifth album, which includes the single Burnin’ It Down. Contents:  […]

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Concerts

New September Music

The 25th Anniversary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Concerts Summary:  On October 29th and 30th, 2009, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame kicked off their 25th anniversary celebration with two star-studded concerts. Those unforgettable nights of music are captured on this 4-CD set. Disc 1:  Woodstock ; Almost cut my hair ; Love […]

The Fault in Our Stars: Music from the Motion Picture

New August Music

The Fault in Our Stars: Music from the Motion Picture Summary:  The musical companion to the eagerly awaited drama gathers tracks from some of today’s most compelling artists, among them Ed Sheeran, Ray Lamontagne, Jake Bugg, Grouplove, Birdy, and M83. Contents:  All of the stars (Ed Sheeran) — Simple as this (Jake Bugg) — Let […]