Misery Signals, Meek Mill, Jay-Z and Louise Burns Lead Our Music/Video Roundup
Published Jul 08, 2013It's not really Monday if the day doesn't suck, so how about this? You close your eyes and jam to the best recent picks in our Music/Video roundup, and we'll make you feel like it's at least Wednesday. Listen to our picks of the week below, then head over to our Music/Video section for even more of the latest albums, tracks and videos.
Milwaukee metal vets Misery Signals have announced a forthcoming LP, Absent Light, with crushing new track "Luminary." Warning, though: the inclusion of a 40-strong string ensemble makes this one Rated E for Epic.
On the opposite end of the musical spectrum, Philly rapper Meek Mill has struck while the iron's hot with a freestyle over the beat from Migos' Drake-featuring instant hit, "Versace." Meanwhile, garage punks Rocket From the Crypt are flaunting their reunion tour with a live rendition of Scream, Dracula, Scream! classic "Born in 69."
Canuck singer-songwriter Louise Burns is currently streaming the entirety of her darker, '80s-influenced sophomore album, The Midnight Mass, which features synth-heavy arrangements that recall Bowie and the Cure.
The ever-beguiling Ciara is teasing her to-be-announced, self-titled solo album coming later this year with a video for the Nicki Minaj-assisted "I'm Out," and while no one needs reminding, Jay-Z is ensuring Magna Carta Holy Grail stays on everyone's lips by releasing "Holy Grail," his song collab with Justin Timberlake.
Click over to Exclaim!'s Music/Video section to see all the latest songs, albums, and videos this week.