Turntable Kitchen recently commissioned Yumi Zouma to cover a classic record in its entirety for the site’s Sounds Delicious subscription service. After months of deliberation, the Yumis eventually landed on Oasis’ landmark 1995 LP (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?, and without giving away too many spoilers, let’s just say they nailed it. We’ve already heard their beautifully blown-out, shoegaze-y cover of “She’s Electric”, and today the group shares their slinky and very Yumi-esque (the highest compliment) dream-pop version of Morning Glory‘s best track, “Champagne Supernova“, the first song they tackled for the project.
Colin Stetson, the sax player best known for showing off his circular breathing techniques on stage with Arcade Fire and Bon Iver, has announced his next solo effort, entitled All This I Do For Glory. According to the press release, the album examines concepts of the afterlife, explores ambition and legacy and is the first half of a doomed love story in the model of Greek tragedies. Ambitious, then. All This I Do For Glory is Stetson’s first solo album since 2013’s acclaimed To See More Light and supposedly contains more percussive elements influenced by Aphex Twin and Autechre.
After some cryptic teasing on social networks, New Found Glory have officially announced their nineth studio album. This new LP, with the title "Makes Me Sick", will be available April 28 via Hopeless Records, almost three years after the release of "Resurrection".
The soft commercial performance of 2013's Britney Jean made it clear that it was time for Britney Spears to shake up her recording career – a move made somewhat less urgent due to the success of Britney: Piece of Me, the residency show she launched at Las Vegas' Planet Hollywood a few months after the release of Britney Jean. Sin City's influence can be heard within the splashiness of the arrangements of certain portions of Glory, the 2016 album designed to be Britney's return to the Top 40. To that end, Glory downplays the show biz glitz of Vegas in favor of modern dance-pop, one with EDM undercurrents and hip-hop overtones…