Archive for April, 2015

InnerSpeaker (Collector’s Edition) by Tame Impala

Thursday, April 30th, 2015
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InnerSpeaker (Collector’s Edition)
 by 
Tame Impala

$11.49

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InnerSpeaker (Collector’s Edition) by Tame Impala

Album Review:

Pitchfork Media has placed the debut album InnerSpeaker from the Australian psychedelic rock band Tame Impala’s as one of the 100 Best Albums of the Decade So Far and now you can experience the Collector’s Edition that includes nine bonus tracks as one of the $5.00 albums. Standout tracks include It Is Not Meant To Be, Alter Ego, Why Won’t You Make Up Your Mind?, Runway Houses City Clouds, Solitude Is Bliss, along with the popular single Sundown Syndrome from their first EP and many other.
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The Best of the Big Bands

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
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The Best of the Big Bands
 by 
Various

$17.97

4.4 out of 5 stars

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The Best of the Big Bands by Various

Album Review:

Normally the $5.00 album update at the beginning of the month and about half way through the month. A couple days ago, there were some updates including this two hour collection The Best of the Big Bands containing 36 tracks from great old-time performers like Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Jimmy Dorsey, Louis Armstrong, and more. A week ago, this was selling for about $18.00 but can now be picked up as one of the $5.00 albums on Amazon.
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Beauty in Disrepair by Emerson Hart

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
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Beauty in Disrepair
 by 
Emerson Hart

$8.99

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Beauty in Disrepair by Emerson Hart

Album Review:

You might know Emerson Hart as the lead singer and songwriter of alternative rock band Tonic. Beauty in Disrepair is his second solo album and is an enjoyable release that has a more subdued sound with almost a hint of country. Some of the standout tracks include Hurricane, You know who I am, The Best That I Can Give, Who Am I, Hallway, and more. This is just one of the latest $3.99 albums now available.
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The History of Opera (100 Famous Songs)

Monday, April 27th, 2015
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The History of Opera (100 Famous Songs)
 by 
Various artists

$0.99

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The History of Opera (100 Famous Songs) by Various artists

Album Review:

Over nine and a half hours on one of the latest Dream Collection albums The History of Opera (100 Famous Songs) is a great deal on some great music. Whether you are looking for some of the best from great operas like The Marriage of Figaro, The Magic Flute, The Barber of Seville, Madama Butterfly, or others, this album is sure to please. Especially at this introductory price of $0.99.
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The Essential Lynyrd Skynyrd

Monday, April 27th, 2015
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The Essential Lynyrd Skynyrd
 by 
Lynyrd Skynyrd

$11.49

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The Essential Lynyrd Skynyrd by Lynyrd Skynyrd

Album Review:

One of this month’s standout $5.00 albums is The Essential Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring 25 tracks and over two hours of great southern rock music. All the favorites are here including Sweet Home Alabama, Simple Man, Saturday Night Special, What’s Your Name, Tuesday’s Gone, That Smell, Gimme Three Steps, two versions of Free Bird, and many more. Three of the tracks were recorded live at the Fox Theatre, Atlanta in 1976.
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Classic Gold: Best of Andrae: Andrae Crouch and the Disciples

Saturday, April 25th, 2015
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Classic Gold: Best of Andrae: Andrae Crouch and the Disciples by Andrae Crouch

Album Review:

The father of modern gospel music, Andrae Crouch is a songwriter, arranger, record producer, pastor, oh and a gospel singer. His ability to mix contemporary secular music styles into the gospel music along with his work in the 1980s with singers like Stevie Wonder, Elton John and Quincy Jones has helped pave the way for many modern contemporary Christian artists. Classic Gold: Best of Andrae features 20 tracks including Take Me Back, Through It All, My Tribute, Jesus Is the Answer, I Don’t Know Why, and more.
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Exiliados en la Bahia: Lo mejor de Maná – $0.99 from Google Play

Friday, April 24th, 2015

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Exiliados en la Bahia: Lo mejor de Maná
$0.99 from Google Play

I became familiar with the band Maná in the late 90s when I was in Peru and really enjoyed a couple of their albums like Sueños Liquidos and Dónde jugarán los niños? Now Google Play is offering Exiliados en la Bahia: Lo mejor de Maná (Non-Deluxe Version) featuring 14 tracks for only $0.99. Songs featured in the set include Hasta que te conocí, Mariposa traicionera, Oye mi amor, Vivir sin aire, Rayando el sol, El Verdadero Amor Perdona, y más (and more).

Slo Light by Davidge

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Album Review:

Neil Davidge has many credits to his name including record producer, songwriter, film score composer, musician and even backing vocalist. Slo Light is the debut album of his solo work featuring a number of guests such as Jhelisa Anderson, Sandie Shaw, Claire Tchaikowski, Stephonik Youth, Cate Le Bon, and more.
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The Sun Dogs by Rose Windows

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
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The Sun Dogs
 by 
Rose Windows

$8.91

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The Sun Dogs by Rose Windows

Album Review:

One of the latest Sub Pop Records deals includes the Seattle based psychedelic rock band Rose Windows debut album The Sun Dogs. Chris Cheveyo and Rabia Shaheen Qazi help create a sound that mixes elements of folk rock, psychedelic rock, Persian, Indian, and Eastern European music on great tracks like Walkin’ with a Woman, Indian Summer, and if you like want you hear, they also have a new album Rose Windows (Available for $8.91) due out in a couple weeks. Just one of the great $3.99 offers currently available.
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Free Classic Rock (Meatloaf, Toto & more) from Google Play

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

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Free Classic Rock (Meatloaf, Toto & more) from Google Play

Two FREE albums this week from Google Play! Pick up a copy of Playlist: The Very Best Of Toto and Playlist: The Very Best Of Meat Loaf along with a 5 track collection for FREE from Google Play for a limited time. Included in the Play: Classic Rock set is Any Way You Want It by Journey, Bat Out of Hell by Meat Loaf, Hold the Line by Toto, Poison by Alice Cooper, and The Final Countdown by Europe.