Glorious Noise http://gloriousnoise.com Rock and roll can change your life. Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:35:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.5 New Judas Priest video: Lightning Strike http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-judas-priest-video-lightning-strike http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-judas-priest-video-lightning-strike#respond Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:35:07 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16443 New Judas Priest video: Lightning Strike

Video: Judas Priest – “Lightning Strike” From Firepower, out March 9 on Sony Music. The thing about being a Judas Priest fan is that it is not based on rationality. Unless, of course, you think sitting in a dark basement room with your favorite bottle listening to “Better By You, Better Than Me” is reasonable. … Continue reading New Judas Priest video: Lightning Strike

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New Soccer Mommy video: Your Dog http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-soccer-mommy-video-your-dog http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-soccer-mommy-video-your-dog#respond Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:35:22 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16465 New Soccer Mommy video: Your Dog

Video: Soccer Mommy – “Your Dog” From Clean, out March 2 on Fat Possum. So what are you supposed to do with your boyfriend’s corpse after you slit his throat? If you’re Soccer Mommy’s Sophie Allison, you drag him upstairs and Sharpie up his face and feel a little sad about the whole thing. I … Continue reading New Soccer Mommy video: Your Dog

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New Run The Jewels video: Call Ticketron http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-run-the-jewels-video-call-ticketron http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-run-the-jewels-video-call-ticketron#respond Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:35:46 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16346 New Run The Jewels video: Call Ticketron

Video: Run The Jewels – “Call Ticketron” From RTJ3, out now. It’s hard to top last year’s collaboration with DJ Shadow, but RTJ has been giving it a good go. In “Call Ticketron” our heroes go for broke with an absurdist, apocalyptic fantasy that has everything from UFOs to dancing garbage bags to fake news … Continue reading New Run The Jewels video: Call Ticketron

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New Bat Fangs video: Rock the Reaper http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-bat-fangs-video-rock-the-reaper http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-bat-fangs-video-rock-the-reaper#respond Thu, 11 Jan 2018 11:35:42 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16439 New Bat Fangs video: Rock the Reaper

Video: Bat Fangs – “Rock the Reaper” From Bat Fangs, out February 2 on Don Giovanni. Do you dig Joan Jett’s 80s glam riffs? Think “I Hate Myself for Loving You.” Hell yes, you do! That’s why you’re going to love Bat Fangs, the new project from Betsy Wright (Ex Hex) and Laura King (Flesh … Continue reading New Bat Fangs video: Rock the Reaper

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New Titus Andronicus video: Number One (In New York) http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-titus-andronicus-video-number-one-in-new-york http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-titus-andronicus-video-number-one-in-new-york#respond Wed, 10 Jan 2018 14:35:16 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16402 New Titus Andronicus video: Number One (In New York)

Video: Titus Andronicus – “Number One (In New York)” From A Productive Cough, out March 2 on Merge. There’s a thin line between pretense and ambition and anybody shooting for the latter risks ending up with the former instead. I mean, how many 10-minute epics can one band record? Then again, no score and seven … Continue reading New Titus Andronicus video: Number One (In New York)

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New First Aid Kit video: Fireworks http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-first-aid-kit-video-fireworks http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-first-aid-kit-video-fireworks#respond Tue, 09 Jan 2018 14:35:53 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16422 New First Aid Kit video: Fireworks

Video: First Aid Kit – “Fireworks” From Ruins, out January 19 on Columbia. First Aid Kit is back again, this time putting those sibling harmonies into a promtastic re-imagination of the 1980s. As someone who attended high school formal dances in those years, I can attest to the verisimilitude of the overall vibe of this … Continue reading New First Aid Kit video: Fireworks

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New Belle and Sebastian video: I’ll Be Your Pilot http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-belle-and-sebastian-video-ill-be-your-pilot http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-belle-and-sebastian-video-ill-be-your-pilot#respond Mon, 08 Jan 2018 14:35:37 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16340 New Belle and Sebastian video: I’ll Be Your Pilot

Video: Belle and Sebastian – “I’ll Be Your Pilot” From How To Solve Our Human Problems EP 2, out January 19 on Matador. If you’re a Belle and Sebastian fan who is concerned that the band has gotten a little too disco-y lately, this new song ought to reassure you. Acoustic guitars and an oboe … Continue reading New Belle and Sebastian video: I’ll Be Your Pilot

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2017 Soundscan Data: Total Music Sales and Consumption http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/2017-soundscan-data-total-music-sales-and-consumption http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/2017-soundscan-data-total-music-sales-and-consumption#respond Fri, 05 Jan 2018 14:35:44 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16397 2017 Soundscan Data: Total Music Sales and Consumption

So it looks like fewer and fewer people care about owning their music. This is the first year that I didn’t buy a single new release on compact disc (although I picked up a few deluxe reissues on CD). I bought a bunch of vinyl including Father John Misty’s Pure Comedy, the Mountain Goats’ Goths, … Continue reading 2017 Soundscan Data: Total Music Sales and Consumption

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New Hot Date video: MN Goddess http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-hot-date-video-mn-goddess http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-hot-date-video-mn-goddess#respond Thu, 04 Jan 2018 14:35:44 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16357 New Hot Date video: MN Goddess

Video: Hot Date – “MN Goddess” From Spaces, out January 19 on Bandcamp. Hot Date is a Saint Paul, Minnesota duo featuring Nora O’Brien on vocals and Eric Carranza on everything else. “MN Goddess” is an airy song about a certain type of midwestern woman (“if you’ve seen one you know what I mean”). While … Continue reading New Hot Date video: MN Goddess

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New Johnny Marr and Maxine Peake video: The Priest http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-johnny-marr-and-maxine-peake-video-the-priest http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-johnny-marr-and-maxine-peake-video-the-priest#comments Wed, 03 Jan 2018 14:35:30 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16370 New Johnny Marr and Maxine Peake video: The Priest

Video: Johnny Marr and Maxine Peake – “The Priest” This is a cool spoken word piece about living on the streets of Edinburgh based on Joe Gallagher’s diaries that were published in The Big Issue under the pseudonym James Campbell. “Arite there pal, what you doin’ here?” “Tryin to sleep.” “I’ve missed ma train n … Continue reading New Johnny Marr and Maxine Peake video: The Priest

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New Phoebe Bridgers video: Would You Rather ft. Conor Oberst http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-phoebe-bridgers-video-would-you-rather-ft-conor-oberst http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/new-phoebe-bridgers-video-would-you-rather-ft-conor-oberst#respond Tue, 02 Jan 2018 14:35:10 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16363 New Phoebe Bridgers video: Would You Rather ft. Conor Oberst

Video: Phoebe Bridgers – “Would You Rather” (ft. Conor Oberst) From Stranger In The Alps, out now on Dead Oceans. Playing “would you rather” When it comes to fire You always say that you’d prefer to drown You were still in the ambulance When the cop suggested You’re the one who tried to burn it … Continue reading New Phoebe Bridgers video: Would You Rather ft. Conor Oberst

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The 21 Best Songs of 2017 http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/the-21-best-songs-of-2017 http://gloriousnoise.com/2018/the-21-best-songs-of-2017#respond Mon, 01 Jan 2018 14:35:07 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16323 The 21 Best Songs of 2017

Happy New Year! End of year lists are fun. This is better than that. No it’s not. Etc. We shared almost 200 songs in 2017. Most of those are really good or else we wouldn’t have posted them, right? But these are the 21 that we keep going back to and can’t get enough of. … Continue reading The 21 Best Songs of 2017

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Wrapping up a lousy year: 2017 http://gloriousnoise.com/2017/wrapping-up-a-lousy-year-2017 http://gloriousnoise.com/2017/wrapping-up-a-lousy-year-2017#respond Fri, 29 Dec 2017 14:35:08 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16252 Wrapping up a lousy year: 2017

A lot of people died this year. This happens every year, and we’re all gonna die someday, of course, but it’s still a drag that we’re no longer inhabiting the same plane of existence as Chuck Berry and Fats Domino. We also lost Glen Campbell, Tom Petty, Walter Becker, Grant Hart, Clyde the Funky Drummer … Continue reading Wrapping up a lousy year: 2017

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New Jonathan Wilson video: Over the Midnight http://gloriousnoise.com/2017/new-jonathan-wilson-video-over-the-midnight http://gloriousnoise.com/2017/new-jonathan-wilson-video-over-the-midnight#comments Thu, 28 Dec 2017 14:35:14 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16185 New Jonathan Wilson video: Over the Midnight

Video: Jonathan Wilson – “Over the Midnight” From Rare Birds, out March 2 on Bella Union. What’s Jonathan Wilson been smoking? Is this supposed to be trippy? Looks like he’s embracing his prog side visually while musically going for the same slick vibe that made the War on Drugs album so unconvincing. I don’t know … Continue reading New Jonathan Wilson video: Over the Midnight

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New Bully video: Running http://gloriousnoise.com/2017/new-bully-video-running http://gloriousnoise.com/2017/new-bully-video-running#respond Wed, 27 Dec 2017 14:35:33 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16313 New Bully video: Running

Video: Bully – “Running” From Losing, out now on Sub Pop. Been six months that you turned thirty Quit smokin’ and cleaned up the worry I procrastinate, manic compulsive Distract myself with trips to Chicago This sounds so good. Rumbling bass line, distorted guitar riff, tough vocals. Comparisons to Juliana Hatfield and Kurt Cobain might … Continue reading New Bully video: Running

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New Neil Young video: Already Great http://gloriousnoise.com/2017/new-neil-young-video-already-great http://gloriousnoise.com/2017/new-neil-young-video-already-great#respond Tue, 26 Dec 2017 14:35:28 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16203 New Neil Young video: Already Great

Video: Neil Young + Promise of The Real – “Already Great” From The Visitor, out now on Reprise. Seems somewhat appropriate to celebrate Boxing Day with Neil Young. I’m Canadian by the way And I love the U.S.A. Good old Neil. Hasn’t stressed too much about refining his lyrics in a couple decades, has he? … Continue reading New Neil Young video: Already Great

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New Regrettes video: All I Want for Christmas http://gloriousnoise.com/2017/new-regrettes-video-all-i-want-for-christmas http://gloriousnoise.com/2017/new-regrettes-video-all-i-want-for-christmas#comments Mon, 25 Dec 2017 14:35:56 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16104 New Regrettes video: All I Want for Christmas

Video: The Regrettes – “All I Want For Christmas is You” The absolute best part of this godawful year of 2017 for me was discovering the Regrettes. I’ve tried not to gush too much about them on here because I don’t want to come across as a weird old man losing his shit over a … Continue reading New Regrettes video: All I Want for Christmas

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New Hanson video: Finally It’s Christmas http://gloriousnoise.com/2017/new-hanson-video-finally-its-christmas http://gloriousnoise.com/2017/new-hanson-video-finally-its-christmas#respond Fri, 22 Dec 2017 14:35:56 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16177 New Hanson video: Finally It’s Christmas

Video: HANSON – “Finally It’s Christmas” From Finally It’s Christmas, out now on S-Curve Records. The good old Hanson brothers. Twenty years after the irresistible “MMMBop” broke through and made the Oklahoma teens superstars, they’ve still managed to stick around. Remember the concept of one-hit wonders? Does that even exist today? What about “15 minutes … Continue reading New Hanson video: Finally It’s Christmas

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New Devil in a Woodpile video: The Pagans Had It Right http://gloriousnoise.com/2017/new-devil-in-a-woodpile-video-the-pagans-had-it-right http://gloriousnoise.com/2017/new-devil-in-a-woodpile-video-the-pagans-had-it-right#respond Thu, 21 Dec 2017 14:35:20 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16188 New Devil in a Woodpile video: The Pagans Had It Right

Video: Devil in a Woodpile – “The Pagans Had It Right” From Bloodshot Records’ 13 Days of Xmas, out now on Bloodshot. If you’ve spent any time at the Hideout in Chicago over the past twenty years, you’re familiar with Devil in a Woodpile. They epitomize what’s great (and sometimes sad) about the Bloodshot Records … Continue reading New Devil in a Woodpile video: The Pagans Had It Right

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New Sia video: Santa’s Coming For Us http://gloriousnoise.com/2017/new-sia-video-santas-coming-for-us http://gloriousnoise.com/2017/new-sia-video-santas-coming-for-us#comments Wed, 20 Dec 2017 14:35:05 +0000 http://gloriousnoise.com/?p=16193 New Sia video: Santa’s Coming For Us

Video: Sia – “Santa’s Coming For Us” From Everyday Is Christmas, out now on Atlantic. Who doesn’t love the Fonz? Seriously, every time I see Henry Winkler in anything, my heart is filled with joy. He has such a jolly aura that he exudes happiness. And what more could you ask for in a video … Continue reading New Sia video: Santa’s Coming For Us

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