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New Music Monday: Opeth, J Mascis, The New Pornographers, and More!

Aug
25

Psst! Hey kid. You like new music? Great, cuz you've stumbled into the perfect foxhole - New Music Monday, the most "CM PUNK!! CM PUNK!!" column on 8CN. Each week all sorts of new music type thingies are released to the public and this is where they come to be judged. I'll tell ya what's good, what's bad, and what's a waste of your time. Thanks for stopping by!

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Funk Radio E93 - Unassuming White Guys [Podcast]

Aug
24

Today we introduce you to an up-and-coming subgenre of music dubbed "indie soul."

Funk Radio E92 - Guardians of the Funk [Podcast]

Aug
21

Today we fly through space with guns blazing as we talk about the instantly popular soundtrack to Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy (2014).

The Worst Album Art of All Time: Volume VIII (Warning: NSFW, Very Offensive Material Ahead)

Aug
19

Time to continue out search for the filthiest, the orneriest, the most tasteless and disgusting and worst album covers ever produced by musician-kind. We've seen all sorts of messed up stuff from bearded ladies and saw crotches to over-filled toilets to - GASP - a Nicki Minaj! What's in store for this installment? Grab your eye washin' juice and let's find out!

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New Music Monday: Wiz Khalifa, Kimbra, Dr John, and More!

Aug
18

Psst! Hey kid! You like new music? Great, cuz you've stumbled into the perfect county fair - New Music Monday, the most "eat my shorts" column on 8CN. Each week scores of new albums are released onto the masses and this is where they come to be judged. I'll tell ya what's good, what's bad, and what's a waste of your precious time. As always, thanks for stopping by!

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Ten Reasons (Some Believe) Paul McCartney is Dead: Part I

Aug
17

It's a simple fact of life: everyone knows a Beatles fan. However, most people are not lucky enough to know someone who believes that the real Paul McCartney is actually dead. Luckily for you, you know me, and I believe all sorts of crazy shit. Like Bigfoot. He's real. And The Loch Ness Monster. He's really real. And aliens are real, and we never went to the moon and Abraham Lincoln killed JFK. Yep, I'm that guy.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Soundtrack is Now #1 on the Billboard Charts

Aug
14

Americans are clearly hooked on a feeling. Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1, the 12 song compilation of 60s and 70s music featured in the recent Marvel movie, has reached the number one spot on the Billboard 200.

Track of the Day: The Surf Rock and Siren Shrieks of AMANDA X

Aug
11

The tail end of July saw a brilliant release in Amanda X's amnesia, an album equal parts frothing grunge, cool surf, and powerful vocals that bring the brass and sass. "dream house" is today's track, and the sprawling riffs have been running weld-marks all over my mind.

New Music Monday: The Gaslight Anthem, Sinead O'Connor, Caleb Johnson, and More!

Aug
11

Psst! Hey kid. You like new music? Great! You've slipped into the right rabbit hole - New Music Monday, the most "Have mercy!" column on 8CN. Each week dozens of new music things get thrust onto the masses by labels both big and small and this is where they come to be judged. I'll tell ya what's good, what's bad, and what's a waste of your precious time. Thanks for stopping by!

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Track of the Day: The Dreamy, Coastal Highway Pop of BLACK HONEY

Aug
06

I want to live in a world where the summer season feeds on summery songs; I'm talking musician-powered weather, melodies that leak out from our atmosphere and are devoured by the sun like krill. In this world, Black Honey's music could feed a summer endlessly.

Forget 70s Pop: Let's Hear Star-Lord Belt an Eminem Track to Perfection

Aug
05

Not to nitpick, but Guardians of the Galaxy had a quite a few glaring factual errors . . . What? Explosions and naked flesh in space? No dude, we're talking about Star-Lord's music taste, because he is most clearly the hip hop-loving sort of intergalactic treasure hunter.

New Music Monday: Spoon, The Rosebuds, Chrome, and More!

Aug
04

Aloha, fair denizen! Do you like new music? Great, you've stumbled into the right hibiscus, the only column on 8CN written by a man who accidentally purchased an autographed copy of Don Ho's Greatest Hits at a thrift store. Each week dozens of new rekkids, compact discuses, and cassettes (yep! they still make 'em) get released, and this is where they come to be judged. I'll tell ya what's good, what's bad, and what's a waste of your precious time. Thanks for stopping by!

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The Worst Album Art of All Time: Volume VII (Very NSFW, Potentially Offensive Material Ahead)

Aug
03

Regulators! Mount up! Time to continue our quest for the filthiest, the orneriest, the most tasteless, most disgusting, mostest worstest album covers of all time. Last time we saw some dead babies, a sawy crotch thing, an alien Cher, and, worst of all, a Ted Nugent. What's in store for this installment? Grab your eye washin' juice and let's find out! Let's get things started with a little Bela Lugosi action.

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The Funk Out of Space: Check Out Our Guardians of the Galaxy Mix!

Jul
31

So Guardians of the Galaxy is opening midnight tonight, and to celebrate the best damn sci fi flick to ever feature irascible raccoons and Parks and Recreation alumni, we've put together a mix of the funkiest and spaciest tunes from the golden age of fun. As far as I'm concerned, today is GotG day, and this is the soundtrack. 

Game of Beats: Check Out This Game of Thrones EDM Remix

Jul
30

There's no shortage of Game of Thrones theme song remixes out there, but if you're itching for some EDM in your Westeros today, we've got just the fix. MetroGnome's take on the iconic theme manages to blend that familiar tune with some killer beats and dialogue from the show. Just wait till the drop at around a minute in and you'll be hooked.

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