October 29, 2012

New Music Wrap-Up: October

As the month of October comes to a close, I have decided to reflect here on the best music I have heard for the first time in the past month. While not all of the music was released this month, it was new to me, and I hope you find some new gems in here too! It was a great month for rap, with two of the most exciting debuts in a long time seeing release: Macklemore and Kendrick Lamar. This month's single-maker was definitely Ellie Goulding, who released her second album, Halcyon, displaying a darker, more emotionally heavy side to her writing. Enjoy!

October by the numbers:

New songs added to my library: 308

Most listened to track: Ellie Goulding-"Figure 8"

Top 3 albums added:

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - The Heist



Ellie Goulding - Halcyon

 
Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d city



Best Surprise of the Month: Adele-"Skyfall"

Funkiest Track: Big Boi-"Mama Told Me (feat. Kelly Rowland)"

Best Remix: Beyonce-"Party (Kaytradamus Remix)"

Chillest EP: Different Sleep - INFINITE Download Here

Album I'm most excited for in November: Big Boi - Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors

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