BMS Fall New Music Preview
Need a little musical motivation to get you through the dreary days that often accompany fall in New England? Well, we have the perfect thing for you. Here’s a list of some of the hot new albums coming out this fall that are sure to provide a little uplift.
Tuesday, October 12
Sufjan Stevens: The Age of Adz – For those of you who don’t know of Sufjan Stevens, this is one artist that you definitely should check out. In his new CD, Stevens veers away from the light, airy indie sound that hooked his fans and brings in distorted hip hop beats for a Passion Pit-esque vibe that is still distinctly his own. Don’t miss this one!
Tuesday, October 19
Ne-yo: Libra Scale - Ne-yo is one artist that you can always count on to bring the old school R&B feel into his music, and “Libra Scale” is no different. This album tells the story of a group of hip hop super heros who make a pact to never fall in love and what happens when one of them does using old school R&B sounds combined with the new sounds of hip hop. Definitely check this out!
Sugarland: The Incredible Machine - The Grammy award winning country duo of Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush are back with another album that is sure to be a success. Check out Sugarland’s album “The Incredible Machine” to hear what the “grander side of country” sounds like.
Kings of Leon: Come Around Sundown - After their 2008 breakout CD “Only By the Night”, Kings of Leon is releasing their next album and it is definitely going to be an album you don’t want to miss out on.
Monday, October 25
Taylor Swift: Speak Now - At just 20 years old, Taylor Swift has produced two of the most successful albums within the past 10 years, and her third album is sure to as successful. Definitely check this one out!
Tuesday, November 2
Matt & Kim: Sidewalks - There’s something about the music of Matt & Kim that cheers you up no matter what mood you are in. An album compiled of songs about hanging out on the streets of NYC, “Sidewalks” is sure to bring a smile to your face.
Friday, November 5
Lil Wayne: Tha Carter IV - November 5th is sure to be a big day for Lil Wayne. Not only is he set to be released from prison, but his album “Tha Carter IV” is set to drop. Don’t believe that someone can record an album and plan its release from jail? Check it out for yourself.
Tuesday, November 9
Rihanna: Loud - Rihanna is coming out with a new album. Need we say more?
Kanye West: Dark Twisted Fantasy - Remember the Kanye West from the good old days of “Jesus Walks” and “The New Workout Plan”? Well he’s back! Mixing his old sound with the electronic vibe that he has become so famous for in the past few years, Kanye is back with a new album that is sure to deliver.
Tuesday, November 23
Nicki Minaj: Pink Friday - With her debut album, Nicki Minaj has created quite the hype for herself. Minaj veers away from the typical female hip hop vibe and brings in a “colorful rap flow” that we don’t hear much of in today’s industry. This album is sure to be a success for this breakout artist.