MUSIC MUSINGS

Music Musings: Here’s the Full Tracklist for Lorde’s Hunger Games Soundtrack

Music Musings: Here’s the Full Tracklist for Lorde’s Hunger Games Soundtrack

  by Angel Lenise

Let’s give a round of applause to Lorde. Though she’s just one year past her (Grammy Award-winning) debut, the 17-year-old has curated one of the most-anticipated movie soundtracks of 2014. If Katniss Everdeen had an iPod, this [...]

Tags: music musings, CHVRCHES, Kanye West, Lorde, Miguel, the hunger games, the hunger games mockingjay part 1
Music Musings: New Music from Drake, Gwen Stefani... and Rihanna’s Tracklist?!

Music Musings: New Music from Drake, Gwen Stefani... and Rihanna’s Tracklist?!

  by Angel Lenise

Just when we thought the Mondaze got the best of us, we were hit with this: music headlines from Drake, Gwen Stefani, Taylor Swift, Cara Delevingne, and Pharrell. New tunes are on the horizon for the set, and the tracklist from a [...]

Tags: music musings, Angel Lenise, Cara Delevingne, Drake, gwen stefani, nicki minaj, Pharrell, Rihanna, Ryan Tedder, Taylor Swift
Ode to October: This Month’s Most Anticipated Music Releases

Ode to October: This Month’s Most Anticipated Music Releases

  by Angel Lenise

Cruel winds are raging and high temperatur days are few, but there is plenty to keep us going this fall, especially on the music front. From Tinashe’s studio debut Aquarius, which surprised critics with a sound that transcended her [...]

Tags: music musings, Calvin Harris, Jessie J., jessie ware, keyshia cole, T.I., Taylor Swift, Tinashe
Rock On: Green Day, N.W.A Nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Rock On: Green Day, N.W.A Nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

  by Angel Lenise

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will welcome its new class on April 18, 2015, but it’s already made history--before voting even hits full swing. Green Day and Nine Inch Nails are among 15 prolific acts to be included on this year’s [...]

Tags: music musings, green day, Lou Reed, N.W.A., Nine Inch Nails, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, sting, The Marvelettes, The Spinners, War
You Oughta Know: VH1 Is Bringing Sam Smith, Bleachers to NYC

You Oughta Know: VH1 Is Bringing Sam Smith, Bleachers to NYC

  by Angel Lenise

For nine years, VH1 has interrupted its regularly-scheduled programming to broadcast artists You Ougtha Know. This November, the network will bring its 2014 class of notable new acts together for one epic night in New York [...]

Tags: music musings, A Great Big World, Aloe Blacc, American Authors, Bleachers, CHVRCHES, Echosmith, KONGOS, Lorde, Mary Lambert, Sam Smith, Tove Lo, Vance Joy, VH1, VH1 You Oughta Know
Meghan Trainor: Five Things Your Didn’t Know About that Bass

Meghan Trainor: Five Things Your Didn’t Know About that Bass

  by Angel Lenise

Meghan Trainor, and her bass, have beat out Taylor Swift to be number one on the Billboard Hot 100. Thanks to more than 113 million views on YouTube, constant radio airplay, and plenty of social commentary, it’s catapulted the newcomer [...]

Tags: music musings, Billboard, Meghan Trainor, Star Scoop