Michael Cera Releases Unexpected Album

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We all got a chance to hear him sing in the quirky film Juno, but no one expected the adorable Michael Cera to release an album. Earlier this week, the Juno star dropped true that on Bandcamp. Although the release was surprising; his musical career is no secret. In the past, he has provided backup vocals for Weezer and even played bass for the band Mister Heavenly. The album has a folk/experiemental feel and is definitely worth a listen!

Buy here!

Elle Eyre Releases New Single ‘Comeback’

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UK singer Ella Eyre comes back with her feisty new single “Comeback.” Eyre’s new hit discusses a break-up that she went through at age 17. The song has already reached #16 on the UK charts. and will be available on September 29.

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Summer Travel Playlist: West Coast to East Coast

The summer is upon us and there is no better time than the warm summer months to hop on a plane and go to a new destination (on this trip being New York). As you prepare to arrive to your final destination you must be equipped with music to get you through the LA traffic, the endless hours before boarding, your trip and finally your arrival to the big apple. No need to fret, as you pack your bags and remember not to forget that pair of shoes you can’t live without, we  have you covered with music you will play long after you have made your way back home.

9.Broken Bells-The High Road

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7.Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.- If You Don’t See Me

6. Blood Orange- I’m Sorry We Lied

5. A Tribe Called Quest- Electric Relaxation

3. Chromeo-Night By Night

2. Jessie Ware – Imagine It Was Us

1. Azaelia Banks- 212

Scorching Weekend Heat Playlist: Mac Demarco, Fitz and Tantrums, Milo Greene

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Although our summer days are dwindling down, the intense heat of the sun is going up. So to accompany you on the scorching hot days left, we’ve created a perfect playlist for cooling down!

1. Salad Days- Mac Demarco

2. 1975- Milo Greene

3. Always- Panama

4. Matilda- Alt-J

5. Machu Picchu- The Strokes

6. Feels Like We Only Go Backwards- Tame Impala

7. MoneyGrabber- Fitz and Tantrums

8. Ways To Go- Grouplove

9. The High Road- Broken Bells

Throwback Thursday Playlist: Christina Aguilera, Fall Out Boy, Smash Mouth

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Everyone loves taking a trip to the past and one of the best ways to do that is with a #tbt playlist. Songs have a way of transporting us to a different person in a different time with different feelings. In this case, back to the fun times of the late ’90s and early 2000′s.  Get ready to feel nostalgic for the good ol’ days.

1.What a Girl Wants- Christina Aguilera

2. Independent Woman- Destiny’s Child

3. Roses- Outkast

4. Hollaback Girl- Gwen Stefani

5. Sugar, We’re Going Down Swingin’- Fall Out Boy

6. Genie In A Bottle- Christina Aguilera

7. Sk8er Boi- Avril

8. Country Grammar- Nelly

9. Then The Morning Comes- Smash Mouth

Ariana Grande Releases New Song, “Break Free”

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Ariana Grande has blessed our ears with a new song titled, “Break Free.” The song features one of our favorite DJs, Zedd. The singer released the song via MTV’s TRL, except they renamed it Total Ariana Live for Grande.

Listen to the song below!

 

Water Park Playlist: The Beach Boys, Empire of the Sun, The Mamas and Papas

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From winding down huge water slides or floating along a lazy river, water parks are something we all remember. Now that it’s summer, many different water theme parks are open for business. Enjoy a hot day, cold ice cream, and slipping down a slide with our water park themed playlist!

1. Go Outside- Cults

Enjoy the Cult’s “Go Outside” while out swimming with friends.

2. Million Voices- Otto Knows

This song has a summery vibe perfect to accompany you in a wave pool.

3. Surfin U.S.A-  The Beach Boys

A water park experience would not be complete without the Beach Boys singing, “Everybody’s gone surfing’, surfin’ U.S.A.”

4. Come A Little Closer- Cage The Elephant

A great song for hot days.

5. Jerk it out- Caesar

A classic song for any day riding water slides.

6. Wipe Out- The Surfaris

Without fail, this song produces images of surfers, waves, and the beach.

7. Howling For You- Black Keys

The Black Keys is always a good idea.

8. The Boys of Summer- Don Henley

This song bring backs memories of summer and sitting on the beach.

9. Alive- Empire of the Sun

A fun song for anytime of the year, but especially summer.

10. California Dreamin’- Mamas and Papas

Since California screams beaches, sunshine, and surfers; we leave you with this song is perfect for a water park day.

Grimes Releases New Song “Go”

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Grimes released a new song titled“Go” that was originally intended for Rihanna. She and Blood Diamonds collaborated to create this song that premiered on Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show.

Download the song here.

Listen to the song below.

Looking Forward to Friday Jams: Ed Sheeran, How to Dress Well, Sia, & Charli XCX

1. Ed Sheeran- “Thinking Out Loud”

Ed Sheeran’s newest album has been released and we have been enjoying “Thinking Out Loud.”

2. SBTRKT- “Temporary View” ft. Sampha

When these two pair up, they create amazing music. SBTRKT’s beats with Sampha’s velvety vocals makes us hope they never stop collaborating.

3. FKA Twigs- “Two Weeks”

Before the release of her new album, FKA Twigs shares one of the songs off the album.

4. Alt-J- “Hunger Of The Pine”

Since An Awesome Wave, we have not heard anything from Alt-J. Luckily, in September they will be releasing their new album. Here is just a preview of what is to come.

5. Charli XCX- “Boom Clap”

This catchy tune is probably familiar, considering it is the song that the Fault in our Stars trailer is played to.

6. Jessie Ware- “Tough Love”

Anything Ware makes is amazing. Her vocals never fail to bring something new to the table.

7. Tom Misch and Carmody – “Atmosphere”

Listen to Tom Misch and Carmody’s song “Atmosphere” its relaxing and fun.

8. Angus & Julia Stone- Heart Beats Slow

In typical Angus & Julie Stone fashion this song is calming, uplifting, and sweet all at the same time.

9. How to Dress Well- “Repeat Pleasure”

We’ve been enjoying the sounds of How to Dress Well’s newest album released yesterday titled, What Is This Heart?

10. Sia- “Big Girls Cry”

After “Chandelier,” Sia had us curious about her next move. Well, today she has answered with “Big Girls Cry.”

Naughty Boy Releases New Song ‘Home’

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After the hit song La, La, La featuring Sam Smith, we have been eagerly awaiting Naughty Boy’s next hit. The wait is over. Naughty Boy has just released “Home,” featuring SAM ROMANS two days ago. The song has a similar vibe to “La, La, La” like the silky voice and catchy beat, but it’s slower and more relaxing.

Check it out below!