Play This Playlist: Songs About Flying

Aviation-themed songs for summer travel

June 22nd, 2015
Anthony Marks
Category: Staff Pick, Video
Top Gun

The summer is officially upon us. It’s time for crisp beers, beach parties, BBQs, and travel. Many people take to the skies during these vacationing months so they can enjoy the blazing weather on a beach or a lake far from home. Some even travel thousands of miles just to enjoy an air-conditioned house while sipping lemonade with distant cousins. Whatever the reason, air travel is at full throttle during this time of year, so here’s a playlist to piggy-back off that theme and remind you that everyone flies.
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Frank Turner Announces New Album

Folk-punk songwriter’s first new music in 2 years

June 16th, 2015
Christine Perez
Category: Video
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Singer/songwriter/folk rocker Frank Turner will be releasing a brand new album, Positive Songs for Negative People, on August 7th, and while that seems like a lifetime from now (is it even officially summer yet?), Turner has appeased our restless hearts with a music video for his new track “The Next Storm.”
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Father John Misty’s “I Love You, Honeybear” Video

As dramatic and dark as the song itself

Winnie Fan
Category: Video
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The title track to one of the best albums of the year so far, Father John Misty’s I Love You, Honeybear, now has an accompanying video.
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Top Five Songs For Starry Nights

“Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” not included

June 5th, 2015
Winnie Fan
Category: Staff Pick, Video
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I’ve always been a night owl, and summer brings with it warm, clear nights that are perfect for staying out late and stargazing. It’s not always easy to see stars of the celestial variety in LA, but you don’t have to travel too far beyond the city limits to find places where the number of visible stars can get almost overwhelming.
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The Weeknd Releases Music Video For “The Hills”

Guess what? It’s sexy.

May 27th, 2015
Kristin Houser
Category: Lead Story, Video
The Weeknd

Need a little somethin’ somethin’ to tide you over until the release of The Weeknd’s new album later this year? How about a new music video for a song about a girl getting a little somethin’ somethin’ on the side?
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Play This Playlist: Celebs That Shred

Actors & actresses who’ve been slappin’ that bass

May 26th, 2015
Jillian Goldfluss
Category: Staff Pick, Video
Dead Man's Bones by by Hama Sanders

We’re all familiar with the legion of performers who’ve successfully transitioned from singing to acting or vice versa. Some have even managed to simultaneously establish reputable careers doing both. A handful of the rich and talented that come to mind are Barbara Streisand, Madonna, Justin Timberlake, Jamie Foxx, Queen Latifah, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jennifer Lopez… the list goes on.
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Wet Premieres Video For “Deadwater”

Come for the kitten, stay for the song

May 20th, 2015
Winnie Fan
Category: Video
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Wet has emerged as sort of the new face of pop, and their single “Deadwater” exemplifies the swooningly sweet sound that the trio is coming to be known for. I’ve had the track on repeat since its release about a month ago, and now Wet has released accompanying visuals for the song.
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Spoon Releases Video For “Inside Out”

Featuring sweeping shots of surreal vignettes

May 15th, 2015
Winnie Fan
Category: Video
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You’ve probably heard Spoon’s “Inside Out” or one of its many remixed iterations by now, but the newly released visuals for the single are the perfect match for the sparkling track and will make you feel like you’re hearing it for the first time again.
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Play This Playlist: Songs to Sweat To

Perfect pop pieces to pump you up!

May 12th, 2015
Mary Bonney
Category: Staff Pick, Video
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Summer is rapidly approaching, and as the temperatures start climbing, I am planning the fastest route to our picturesque California beaches. But before I don my bikini and soak up those summer rays, I’ve been hitting the gym for an extra boost of confidence.
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Jenny Hval Releases New Music Video

Announces Sept. 20th performance at The Roxy

May 11th, 2015
Jay Chirinos
Category: Video
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After a string of excellent releases prompted me to highlight Sacred Bones Records last year, I’m happy to report that their run of fascinating, off-kilter releases has continued.
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