December 16, 2016 : new indie albums worth a listen

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December 2016 - New Indie Releases


New Music Friday : December 16, 2016


Kid Cudi Omar Rodriguez Lopez
Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin' Some Need It Lonely
Origin : Cleveland, Ohio, USA Origin : El Paso, Texas, USA
Genre : Alternative Hip Hop / Alternative Rock Genre : Alternative Rock / Progressive Rock
==> Sixth studio album by the American musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, including collaborations with Andre Benjamin, Willow, Travis Scott and Pharrell Williams. ==> Thirty-eighth studio album, as a solo artist, by the prolific American multi-instrumentalist (ex Mars Volta) and his twelfth and last release in the 12 album series, in 2016, initiated by Ipecac Recordings. Another serie of 12 albums is planned for 2017.
The Funeral Portrait Face To Face
A Moment Of Silence Don't Turn Away (Reissue)
Origin : Atlanta, Georgia, USA Origin : Victorville, California, USA
Genre : Post Hardcore, Alternative Pop-Rock Genre : Punk Rock
==> First full-length album by the American five piece band blending "elements of rock and roll, heavy metal, and theatre all under a blanket of pop sensibility as they paint their stories of love, loss, anger, and grief onto a canvas of skillfully crafted songs." (Revival Recordings) ==> Reissue of the 1992's debut album by the Punk Rock Californian band including two bonus tracks. Their ninth studio album Protection has been released last March.

Why can't I find old songs when they are made by legit artists that have newer material published and on Spotify!? "All Things (the **bleep** Eye theme)" is one of those songs, and it's only from 2003. I can find other popular songs from the 1920's, 30's 40's, 50's, 60's, 70's, and so on... However no mainstream original song from 2003? That specific song was on television way more than it should have been, and is on Youtube. I'm tryna' make playlists here! I see the remakes, that need to be taken off because of tempo and key issues. The producing artist, and the featured artist are both legit with recent popular releases. If you are reading this, I encourage you to comment further, with more songs that are not on this beloved platform! The Exec's and editors may not listen to just me but with the strength in numbers, they will. Not finding song that throw you back in time can be heartbreaking, please  help with this urgent cause.


Dear Spotify, Q-u-e-e-r should not appear as a "bleep", that's discrimination against a recognized group. It makes you seem ingnorant and distant. Thank you.


everyone, please listen to this band. Every now and then an album grabs you, slowly at first, then it becomes a total master piece. I get goosebumps when Im listening to it