Posts Tagged ‘songwriter’

Danger Mouse Preps New Record Label, Signs Autolux

Danger Mouse  has announced his own Columbia Records imprint, 30th Century Records, which will feature artists personally signed by the songwriter-producer. Danger Mouse – best known for high-profile collaborations (Gnarls Barkley, Broken Bells) and production work (U2, the Black Keys, Beck) – will debut the label with his first signing, experimental rock trio Autolux, who are currently working on their follow-up to 2010’s Transit Transit .  Danger Mouse’s Cool Midlife Crisis Danger Mouse is rumored to be producing two of the most two heavily anticipated new LPs from artists at opposite ends of the sonic spectrum: Red Hot Chili Peppers and Adele. In February, Chili Peppers bassist Flea tweeted – in a since-deleted post – “Bout to start recording. Danger mouse producing….. Let’s hang soon,” Alternative Nation reports.

That Was Then, This Is Now by Josh Wilson – Story Songs

Josh Wilson had me at “3 Minute Song.” It is a clever song about the challenge as a Christian songwriter to bring Gospel truth into song lyrics, which he accurately describes as “Trying to fit the ocean in a cup.” With his most recent albums See You and Carry Me both ranking in my top 10 albums of the year, this album once again delivers songs that are refreshingly honest and emotional while also lyrically and spiritually profound. The album shows the complete breadth of Josh’s songwriting from the celebratory pop-driven track “Blown Away” to the

Billy Joel Closes Nassau Coliseum With Nostalgic Three-Hour Marathon

There was only one man for this job. Who else but Billy Joel could host a massive farewell party to Long Island arena Nassau Coliseum? Who else had the personal connection to the area, the catalog to sustain a thrilling three-hour-and-20-minute show or the undying adoration of Long Islanders from Montauk to Bay Shore to Westbury? And could they really have closed out the dilapidated hockey arena without telling the love story of quintessential Long Island couple Brenda and Eddie one last time?

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