New Music: Ane Brun - Directions

Monday, March 16, 2015 at 6:00 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music   Life is all about baby steps. One foot in front of the other is sometimes the wisest way to approach a daunting task. That's the idea behind Ane Brun's new track, "Directions."   "Everything is possible, even when the sun don't shine," she coos over Bjork-like rhythms and furious jazz bass explosions. It's the cornerstone of an upcoming fall album-- her first studio release since 2011's It All Starts with One. It's an ace addition to the growing... READ MORE

Will Daft Punk 'Get Lucky' at the Grammys?

Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 9:30 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music The nominees for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards were announced Friday, Dec. 6, and it seems Captain Obvious is the presiding judge. Lines were blurred, robots "got lucky" and a teen Kiwi ruled them all. Here are some notable categories and our predictions of who will win (and who should!). The Grammys will be televised January 26, 2014 on CBS. RECORD OF THE YEAR "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams "Radioactive" by Imagine Dragons "Royals" by Lorde "Locked... READ MORE

Best of 2013

Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 7:14 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Mystical singing space cats. The resurrection of the Thin White Duke. "YOLO" versus "Y.A.L.A." The year in music circa 2013 was a zany one that was forward-thinking (everybody's droppin' the bass these days) and reverent of the past (every new band sounds like it's from the 1980s). Here's what we loved and loathed: BEST ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Thao & the Get Down Stay Down – We the Common BEST EP OF THE YEAR: Andrew McMahon –... READ MORE