Monthly Archives: April 2008

New Wolf Parade Song Released Over Internet

In case you haven’t heard already, Wolf Parade’s label, Sub Pop, has released a new song off of their upcoming album on their website. The song is titled “Call It A Ritual” and will be track 2 on the prior mentioned album. Here is the link:

http://www.subpop.com/assets/audio/4274.mp3

You can save it to your hard drive by clicking: File>Save Page As

More of The Mother Hips, Smashing Pumpkins headed to Rock Band

Every Friday, Harmonix announces the next set of tracks to be released the following week for their music game Rock Band. Yesterday Harmonix announced 3 new songs for their popular game:

“Zero” – Smashing Pumpkins

“Red Tandy” – The Mother Hips

“Time Sick Son of a Grizzly Bear” – The Mother Hips

More details after the jump.

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Peter Bjorn and John Band Spotlight

History: Peter Moren and Bjorn Yttling started playing music as a group in high school and in 1999 they officially formed Peter Bjorn and John. Their original intent was to just make music for their own personal entertainment. Continue reading

Albums Everyone Should Listen to Before They Die

This is a series I plan to keep ongoing. Spanning my musical tastes, I hope to merely suggest, and review, exceptional albums. My hope is that even if you are not a fan of the particular genre or style, you very well could still enjoy these albums. When choosing an album, I intend to find albums that transcend, that can reach all people. The blog as a whole is doing an in depth, song by song, series like this with Radiohead’s In Rainbows (which you can expect the next part soon). The first album in the series is Pink Floyd’s classic, Dark Side of the Moon .  My thoughts and suggestions after the jump.

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My Favorite Bands/Artists

These are my favorite bands and artists as of 4/24/08. Every single day, this list changes. In addition to numerically listing them 1-25, I have also put in parenthesis whether their stock is rising, falling, or simply staying put.

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Rock Band gets first full album, premiers new Motley Crue single

Sound Central resident hardcore gamer here. As a fan of both music and video games, Rock Band is one my favorite games of the last couple years. If you are not a fan, or have not heard of the game you can read about it here. It is a full band simulator with plastic guitars and drums that allow you to play songs with other people, much like Guitar Hero but with a full band.

Recently Rock Band made history by releasing a band’s new single through their game simultaneously with the release of the video and radio play. Next week they will make history again by offering the first ever full album in a music game. More after the jump.

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Song Review: Radiohead – “15 Step”

Here it is, the first instalment of the “In Rainbows” collaborative review. First on the docket, “15 Step.” Here’s what the Sound Central bloggers think of it:

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