Archive for the Republic Category
Toronto-based singer-songwriter (born Afie Jurvanen) netted Juno Awards and a Polaris Music Prize nomination for his 2014 indie folk LP, Bahamas is Afie, his new album, Earthtones, delves into far different genres. Produced by Robbie Lackritz, it features contributions from James Gadson and Pino Palladino, who also appeared on D’Angelo’s Black Messiah.
Among the many things Eddie Vedder wears on his sleeve is his love of the Chicago Cubs. He was there during the Cubbies’ historic World Series win of 2016, singing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” during the seventh inning stretch of Game 5, an honor for a fan who […]
2017 release from the British alt-pop duo. Ultralife is the follow-up to their 2015 self-titled debut. The entire album was written in New York and London, entirely composed, produced and mixed by the duo. The album features single “Ultralife”.
2016 release, the third studio album by Canadian singer and songwriter The Weeknd. The album features guest contributions from musicians Daft Punk, singer Lana Del Rey, and rappers Future and Kendrick Lamar. The album is supported by the title track/lead single “Starboy “.
2016 release from the British singer, songwriter and electronic musician. The Colour In Anything Frank Ocean and Rick Rubin contributed to the album as co-writer and co-producer. Blake recently appeared on “Forward” and co-wrote “Pray You Catch Me” on Beyoncé’s Lemonade. Following the release of 2013’s Overgrown, Blake garnered a […]
“Specializing in a cinematic spectacle that evokes wide-open vistas as much as the fathomless depths of an arena, Of Monsters and Men sometimes do sound as majestic as their dreams on Beneath the Skin, pulsating on the waves of insistent rhythms and armies of acoustics. Such a description suggests they […]
“On Florence + The Machine’s third album, their focus is clear from the cover art. While the group’s first two albums featured frontwoman Florence Welch posed in a theatrical side profile with her eyes closed, this one finds her eyes open for the first time—and staring straight into the camera. […]