Right before they tore down New York’s famed Shea Stadium in 2008, the legendary Billy Joel staged two concerts there dubbed “Last Play at Shea.” This week a documentary film and soundtrack album were released, including guest appearances by John Mayer, Roger Daltrey and Paul McCartney. Stream selections from the CD/DVD set all this week at Street Date.
Odd Future is blowing up in a big way, and ever since Tyler the Creator and Hodgy Beats threw down an awesome performance of their song “Sandwiches” on late night TV with Jimmy Fallon the group has definitely entered public consciousness. This week, Odd Future R&B crooner Frank Ocean released his debut LP “Nostalgia, Ultra” for free. “Song for Women” is a definite highlight.
Detroit, birthplace of techno, looks to be re – establishing itself as one of the centers on electronic music with a new crop of young, talented producers coming up. One of the best of these is Kyle Hall, who, at just 18 years old, is releasing some great music on his label Wild Oats. It sounds fresh, but still proudly bears the stamp of its city’s musical history.
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