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Rapzilla is reporting that iTunes will no longer count album pre-orders in the same way as they have done for the last few years. As opposed to counting all pre-orders as if they were first day sales, the iTunes charts are now “only reflective of how many songs or albums are sold hourly”. This will not impact Billboard charts. What do you think of the change?
After their album release exactly a month ago, iTunes is releasing “Signs” from The Vespers for free this week. The song is featured on their new album Sisters and Brothers. Check it out here. Additionally, the folk band still has a free sampler on Noisetrade.
This week only, iTunes is giving away a free single from indie folk band The Oh Hellos. Check out the link below to download it on iTunes. …continue reading
After their album release last month, Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors are giving away their new single “Shine Like Lightning” away for free on iTunes. The song is featured on the band’s new album Medicine.
As a friendly reminder, I will be interviewing Drew Holcomb’s wife, Ellie Holcomb, about her newish album As Sure as the Sun tomorrow. I should be able to create a transcript of the conversation available for viewing later in the day.
Brooke Fraser is giving away her single “Kings and Queens” for free on iTunes this week. The song is from her album Brutal Romantic which released late last year. While you are checking out free downloads on iTunes, be sure to grab Lifehouse’s new single “Hurricane” as well.
The Vespers continue to post live performance videos leading up to the February 10th release of their new album titled Sisters and Brothers. Check out performances from the Soundcheck Series, the Smoakstack Sessions, & episode 1 of the Reason and Rhyme Show (band podcast). Pre-order on iTunes & get 3 bonus tracks including a cover of Coldplay’s “Another’s Arms”. …continue reading
U2 will appear on the cover of the Sept. 29th edition of Time magazine to talk about their new album and more. Billboard shares a quote from Bono discusses about a new file format that the band plans to utilize on their next album that is about 18 months out. He states, “[it will be] an audiovisual interactive format for music that can’t be pirated and will bring back album artwork in the most …continue reading …
In a surprise move, U2 appeared at the Apple Live event today & announced that their new album, titled Songs of Innocence, was given to every iTunes subscriber for free. The physical record releases on Oct. 13th & a deluxe edition will include acoustic versions of songs as well as additional songs.
The iTunes pre-order for Disciple’s new album Attack is available now. You get the tracks “Radical” & “Unbroken” immediately and will receive “Dead Militia” on Sept. 16th. The album releases on Sept. 23rd.
Our friends at Illect Recordings have released a new compilation called Mind The Rap Vol. 3 featuring tracks from Scribbling Idiots, Theory Hazit, Sivion, JustMe, & more. It’s currently a free download on Amazon where they are in the #1 spot for Hip Hop and is also available on Bandcamp (check out below) & iTunes.
In a heated battle between popular streaming services, I am coming to you our most loyal readers to get an opinion on which one you use (if you use one) and what your thoughts on it are. Do you use Spotify, Rdio, Beats, Google Play, iTunes Radio, Pandora, or other new service? Name your service and why YOU like it best. What features do you look for most in selecting a “Streaming” service? What media device do you “stream” these …continue reading …
In a surprise move, alt-rock band Switchfoot is streaming their soundtrack/full length album Fading West a week ahead of the release date. The album can be heard exclusively via iTunes Radio-First Play. I am working on a review for the film/full length but you can read my review of the EP here. What are your thoughts on this new release?
So a lot has been going on in the world of Switchfoot this past week so lets get you all caught up. Firstly iTunes preorders have launched for Fading West the movie and CD. The movie will be released December 10th and you can preorder the movie here and the CD will be released January 14th which you can preorder here. Switchfoot has also announced that their yearly Christmas package will be up next week so …continue reading …
Salvador have debuted the lyric video for their song “God of Forever”, the first single off of their upcoming album Make Some Noise! “God of Forever” is also available for download on iTunes.
Check out To Every Cynic on their facebook http://facebook.com/toeverycynic and check out their EP “Leaving Your Burdens” on iTunes OUT NOW! For fans of We Came as Romans, and The Devil Wears Prada …continue reading