Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Glassnote Top 10 Favorite Albums of 2011!

It's that time again! As 2011 comes to a close, Glassnote reflects on our favorite artists/releases of the year. Check out our picks:

The Black Keys - El Camino
Taylor Swift - Speak Now (2010)
The Band Perry - The Band Perry (2010)
Childish Gambino "Heartbeat" Treasure Fingers remix
Azealia Banks
Drake - Take Care
Oberhofer "Gotta GO" 7inch single
Dawes - Nothing is Wrong
GIVERS "Ceiling of Plankton" on Radio1

Honorable mention: "Revenge" TV Show

Bon Iver - Bon Iver
Adele- 21
Jay-Z & Kanye West - Watch the Throne
Black Keys - El Camino
Neon Indian - Era Extrana
Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantacy
Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for My Halo
Drake - Thank Me Later
Little Dragon - Ritual Union
The Rapture- In The Grace of Your Love

Bon Iver - Bon Iver
M83 - Hurry Up We’re Dreaming
Kurt Vile - A Smoke Ring For My Halo
Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
Future Islands - In Evening Air
Little Dragon - Ritual Union
Real Estate - Days
The Antlers - Burst Apart
Beirut - Rip Tide
The Radio Dept. - Clinging To A Scheme - (Came out last year, but was the soundtrack to every plane ride I took this year and I really fell in love with it this year)

Honorable Mentions:
Handsome Furs – Sound Kapital
Neon Indian – Era Extrana
Black Keys –El Camino
Kanye West and Jay-Z – Watch The Throne

Bon Iver - Bon Iver
Panda Bear - Tomboy
James Blake - James Blake
M83 - Hurry Up We're Dreaming
tUnE-yArDs - w h o k i l l
Feist - Metals
Metronomy - The English Riviera
Beirut - The Rip Tide
The Beach Boys - SMiLE
The Antlers - Burst Apart

Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for My Halo
M83 -Hurry Up, We're Dreaming
Little Dragon -Ritual Union
Neon Indian - Era Extrana
Hooray for Earth - True Loves
Beirut -The Flying Club Cup
Black Keys - El Camino
Mates of State - Mountaintops
Bon Iver -Bon Iver
Adele - 21

Kanye West & Jay Z - Watch The Throne
Black Keys - El Camino
Foo Fighters - Wasting Light
Wild Flag - Wild Flag
Friends - Friend Crush (single)
Nirvana - Live At The Paramount
J. Mascis - Several Shades of Why
GIVERS - In Light
Childish Gambino - Camp
Dum Dum Girls - He Gets Me High EP

Honorable mention: Wugazi - 13 Chambers

The Bloody Hollies – Yours Until The Bitter End
The Fling – When the Madhouses Appear
Seether - Holding Onto Strings Better Left To Fray
Anthrax - Worship Music
The Dear Hunter – The Color Spectrum
Foo Fighters – Wasting Light
Tapes N’ Tapes – Outside
Eulogies – Here Anonymous
Wilco – The Whole Love
Arctic Monkeys - Suck It and See

Honorable Mention: The Civil Wars - Barton Hollow

Get Closer - Keith Urban
Speak Now - Taylor Swift
In Light - GIVERS
Camp - Childish Gambino
Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Kill Joys - My Chemical Romance
My Kinda Party - Jason Aldean
Doo-Wops & Hooligsns - Bruno Mars

The Kills - Blood Pressures
Hella - Tripper
St Vincent - Strange Mercy
Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi - Rome
Radiohead - The King of Limbs
Gypsyblood - Cold in the Guestway
Russian Circles - Empros
Jay-Z and Kanye West - Watch the Throne
Cage The Elephant - Thank You Happy Birthday
My Morning Jacket - Circuital

Honorable Mentions:
White Denim - D
ME & LP - Chez Raymond
Zechs Marquise - Getting Paid

21 - Adele
Watch The Throne - Jay Z & Kanye West
Bon Iver - Bon Iver
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming - M83
Born This Way - Lady Gaga
In Light - GIVERS
The Rip Tide - Beirut
Days - Real Estate
Camp - Childish Gambino
Era Extrana - Neon Indian

Strange Mercy - St. vincent
Metals - Feist
Bon Iver - Bon Iver
Watch the Throne - Jay Z & Kanye
King of Limbs - Radiohead
In Light - GIVERS
Hurry Up We're Dreaming - m83
The Whole Love - Wilco
Camp - Childish Gambino
The Rip Tide - Beirut

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Vote for Two Door Cinema Club!

Two Door Cinema Club has been nominated as one of the Best MTV Live Performances of 2011! Vote here.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

New Childish Gambino Tour Dates!

December 31: South Lake Tahoe, UT - Snowglobe Music Festival

March 16: Atlanta, GA - The Tabernacle

March 17: Richmond, VA - The National

March 21: Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom

March 24: Toronto, ON - The Sound Academy

March 25: Montreal, QC - Metropolis

March 27: Detroit, MI - The Fillmore

March 29: Minneapolkis, MN - Epic

March 30: Chicago, IL - Riviera Theatre

April 2: Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa Main Lounge

April 3: Kansas City, MO - Beaumont Club

April 5: Austin, TX - Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheatre

April 6: Houston, TX - House of Blues

April 7: Dallas, TX - Palladium Ballroom

April 10: Tucson, AZ - Rialto Theatre

April 11: Phoenix, AZ - Venue of Scottsdale

April 17: Reno, NV - Knitting Factory Concert House

April 18: Sacramento, CA - Ace of Spades

April 19: Oakland, CA - Fox Theater

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Mumford & Sons Nominated for four Grammys!

Congratulations to Mumford & Sons! They have just been nominated for 4 Grammy's, including Best Rock Performance, Best Rock Song, Song of the Year, and Record of the Year! Check out the full list of nominees here, and be sure to tune in on February 12 at 8/7c on CBS.