Two years in the making, Goldfrapp is back with their most cinematic, narrative, and intimate record to date. All of the songs are named in the first person with a cast of evocative character sketches that are documented in music.
Reactivated Norwegian metal band Extol, a Christian progressive extreme metal band from Bekkestua, Norway that was formed in 1993 will release its self-titled fifth album, Extol.
Hailing from New Jersey, the trailblazing band, whose creative energy and unwavering artistic commitment has reverberated through underground subculture and in tastemaker circles alike since the late 1990s, return with renewed passion and unrivaled skill with their fifth full-length album. The album represents a new holistic pinnacle of the band's constantly evolving and engaging dynamics.
During the Arab Spring, as protestors flooded the streets in protest against the ruling elite, it was music that galvanized their spirit and communicated their message out loud. Powerful chants, soaring traditional melodies, and articulate hip-hop radiated throughout the revolutions. The Rough Guide charts the best underground tunes by El Tanbura, Sami Yusuf and Freemuse award winner Ramy Essam. Bonus CD "Revolution erupts" by Ramy Essam.
The five-time Grammy winner, producer, and songwriter returned to the studio earlier this year to produce his first project of original music in the tropical genre in nearly a decade. His first single, Vivir Mi Vida, obtained the #1 position on iTunes, national radio, and Billboard charts.