Diablo III: Friday Night Gamers
It’s time for a brand new Friday Night Gamers playlist and this week it’s all about Diablo III! With the game now available this week for your PS4, we thought it was time to bring you the ultimate list of songs to help with your fight against the Lord of Terror, Diablo. God speed, friends.
Intro to . . . Funk
Revisit the golden age of hip-hop where sonic innovation and giant pants reigned supreme. The explosive sound of funk – those popping bass lines, drum breaks and deep grooves – is captured here in this introduction to the genre that changed pop music, fueled hip-hop and still rules the dance floor.
Impulse Records Begins
Impulse Records was the premier jazz label of the 1960s. Headlined by the bestselling John Coltrane, Impulse proved that the avant-garde could be mainstream while showing how ahead of the sound curve such giants as Duke Ellington and Coleman Hawkins still were. Here are the label’s first releases, including masterpieces by Oliver Nelson, Charles Mingus and Gil Evans.
New Releases: Late Aug. 2014
If you haven’t tuned into FKA Twigs’ take on R&B yet, take a listen to the airy “Lights On”. Building on that futuristic R&B sound, be sure to check out the remix of Haim’s “My Song 5” with a guest verse from A$AP Ferg. Plenty of other great tracks below including the return of Blonde Redhead and original country outlaw Billy Joe Shaver getting cozy with friend Willie Nelson.
Still feeling the love for Beyoncé? Our VMA playlist may not have a video of Blue Ivy looking adorable, but it does have music from all of the winners and nominees.
Indie Love Songs
Forget about ironic distance, these are romantic songs where indie artists wear their hearts firmly pinned to Pendleton sleeves. It doesn’t matter if it’s chillwave, post-punk, indie-pop or new wave these tunes are about being crazy in love, insanely brokenhearted or mad with lust.