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Discover New Music May 2017

I assign three ratings based on a critical acclaim, popularity (based on Spotify play counts), and my personal opinion. My top selections will show a gold star ★.  My other recommended new releases will be marked by a silver star ★ or bronze star ★. The tracks are listed in order of recommendation. Only the top tracks make … Continue reading

Discover New Music April 2017

I assign three ratings based on a critical acclaim, popularity (based on Spotify play counts), and my personal opinion. My top selections will show a gold star ★.  My other recommended new releases will be marked by a silver star ★ or bronze star ★. The tracks are listed in order of recommendation. Only the top tracks make … Continue reading

Discover New Music March 2017

I assign three ratings based on a critical acclaim, popularity (based on Spotify play counts), and my personal opinion. My top selections will show a gold star ★.  My other recommended new releases will be marked by a silver star ★ or bronze star ★. The tracks are listed in order of recommendation. Only the top tracks make … Continue reading

Discover New Music January/Feb 2017

Welcome Music 2017! Listen to new music this year. Start here. I assign three ratings based on a critical acclaim, popularity (based on Spotify play counts), and my personal opinion. My top selections will show a gold star ★.  My other recommended new releases will be marked by a silver star ★ or bronze star ★. The tracks … Continue reading

Album Art 2016 Edition

Here’s a closer look at some of the most intriguing album art of 2016.

LJR Music’s 2016 End-of-Year Spectacular

Happy New Year!  I’ve spent the last week of the year reliving the year in music. I’m proud to share with you my favorite albums and the best alternative music had to offer in 2016. As usual, the albums are listed in order with my favorite listed first, so if you are short on time stick to … Continue reading

Best Belt-It-Out Holiday Songs of All-Time

I cherish a dorky tradition from my childhood – playing holiday songs with the volume and bass cranked up. What can I say; I’m my mother’s daughter. Turn-it-up; Belt-it-out . . . Belt-It-Out Holiday Apple Music Playlist Belt-It-Out Holiday Spotify Playlist ~ Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – Darlene Love 1963 All I Want For Christmas … Continue reading

November 2016 New Music

Here are some unique selections for you to enjoy from the November new releases. Apple Music Playlist Spotify Playlist ~ Dawn Richard – Redemption Alternative R&B, Alternative Dance New Orleans, LA Renegades, LA (feat. Trombone Shorty), Vines (feat. PJ Morton) ~ Childish Gambino – “Awaken, My Love!” Alternative R&B Los Angeles, CA Redbone, Me and Your Mama, California … Continue reading

October 2016 New Music

Like a squirrel readying for winter, I’ve gathered only the best nuts for you. ~ October 2016 New Music Apple Playlist October 2016 New Music Spotify Playlist ~ Shovels & Rope – Little Seeds Pop/Rock Folk South Carolina I Know, St. Anne’s Parade, Botched Execution, Invisible Man ~ Agnes Obel – Citizen of Glass Pop/Rock Chamber Pop Denmark Familiar, Stretch Your … Continue reading

Halloween 2016

I’ve selected a haunting hour from my master Halloween list to help you get out of the Monster Mash rut. Halloween Hour Spotify Playlist Halloween Hour Apple Music Playlist “Running in the Dark” by Psychic Twin (2016) “Kiss Me When I Bleed” by White Lung (2016) “Irreducible Horizon” by Elysia Crampton & Why Be (2016) “Dead … Continue reading

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