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Lil Wayne, Dedication 4
Lil Wayne or as he prefers to be called now -- Lil Tunechi -- dropped the fourth edition of his series, The Dedication. This edition is produced by DJ Drama and available now. For the older Wayne fans, this mixtape is going to leave you with mixed emotions. Some tracks from Dedication 4 throw it back to old-school Wayne with his raw flow and nasty attitude that we all love so much, while still incorporating some of the more radio mainstream tracks. Dedication 4 has some great remixes from songs like No Lie by Drake, Mercy by Kanye West and many others. Lil Tunechi may wear tight jeans and colorful shoes, but he still hasn’t lost his swagger since the Squad Up days.
Steve Aoki, Tornado Remix EP
EDM fan alert! Out today is the face-melting, electro-house stomping, shuffle-dancing, bottle-popping DJ Steve Aoki has released his new EP, Tornado Remix, featuring Tiesto. The EP features heavy banging DJ’s such as Kill The Noise and Felix Cartel. Aoki’s become a crowd favorite and puts on one heck of an entertaining show. His new EP depicts his raw style and will have party people everywhere dancing. The EP is available to purchase on Beatport or iTunes and the music video for Tornado is available for viewing online now.
Queen, Greatest Video Hits
Another one bites the dust for rock and roll legends Queen. The band's two-disc Greatest Video Hits is out now and sparking classic rock and roll fans all over the world to remember the good times. The over-three-hour, two-disc phenomenon illustrates the historic path it took for the group to become one of the greatest rock bands of all time. The DVD includes added commentary from lead guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor and includes exclusive interviews. With their early material such as, Bohemian Rhapsody, We Will Rock You and many more video hits The DVD showcases their classic music videos from a time when music videos emerged as an art. This two-disc DVD is a perfect way to reminisce and appreciate the rock and roll culture of Queen and their consistent hit-after-hit singles.
Dave Matthews Band, Away From The World
The veteran American rock band have graced us with yet another album titled, Away From The World, which is out today. This album brings it back to their old sound which will collectively enchant old and new fans. Dave Matthews is pulling out the big guns for this one, bringing back the ingenious Steve Lillywhite, who produced their first three records and offers deluxe and super-deluxe versions of the CD. They’re back in action and giving back to their dedicated fans! Just check out their new music video for Mercy, which they invited fans to give their creative opinion about the creation of the video, and over 14,000 fans responded. For all of the Los Angelinos out there, you can get a taste of how the new album will sound live when the Dave Matthews band performs at the Hollywood Bowl on Wednesday, September 12.
Bucky Covington, Good Guys
For all of you American Idol lovers out there, Bucky Covington is giving his loving fans what they’ve been waiting for. His new album Good Guys is out today including the songs, A Father’s Love, I Want My Life Back, and of course his new hit and music video Drinking Side Of Country, featuring Universal South recording artist Shooter Jennings. The two have paired up together for the first time and their music video has had over 2 million views in less than one week and also a surprise cameo from former American Idol contestant Kelly Pickler. This album combines a mixture of ’70s country combined with a contemporary radio pop vibe to give his fans a great balance and depth to his latest album. The country scene has been waiting for an album like this and Bucky Covington is the man who delivered. And if releasing a new album for his country loving fans wasn’t enough, this charming young man has decided to donate a portion of his first week’s sales of the album to help the Good Guys and the International Association of Fire Fighters Charitable Foundation to support injured firefighters and burn victims.
The Beach Boys, Doin' It Again
Summer may be coming to an end but the boys on the beach are still rockin’ and rollin’. The Beach Boys have released a DVD titled, Doin’ It Again, available now to add on to their recent reunion. Their latest album That’s Why God Made The Radio is also available now as well. The DVD conveys the historic relationship between all the members, including exclusive interviews, live performances, never-before-seen footage from the Good Vibrations recording sessions along with never-before-seen footage from their latest album. The Beach Boys have been around for over 50 years and this is a great reminder about the simplicity of rock and roll. The album is a great outlet to see how rock has changed in the last 50 years and for current musicians to be inspired by such an historic group
Alanis Morissette, Havoc and Bright Lights
She’s a comeback queen! Multi-platinum, seven-time Grammy-winning artist Alanis Morissette is coming back to remind her fans how angelic and pure her voice is. Her album, Havoc and Bright Lights, is out now and she is currently touring North America for The Guardian Angel tour. She’s back with her new pop rock single Guardian, which expresses her dedicated promise to looking after a special someone in her life. It’s great to see Alanis back in the game musically and her album is giving her the highly anticipated re-birth we’ve all been waiting for!