ON DECK 11/8


Read all of the posts for November 8, featuring Daft Punk, Michael Jackson, Cee-Lo, Drake, Tina Fey & more


LISTEN: Daft Punk - "Tron Legacy (End Titles)"


Since it was reported months ago that Daft Punk would be orchestrating the entire soundtrack for the upcoming Tron film, the whole music world has been eagerly anticipating samples. (Continue Reading)


NEW: Michael Jackson - "Breaking News"


Breaking News: a new Michael Jackson single was premiered on michaeljackson.com today. According to reports, "Breaking News" is the first single from Michael Jackson's first posthumous album, Michael, due to hit shelves (and break Holiday sales records, no doubt) December 14. (Continue Reading)


LISTEN: Tina Fey & Christopher Cross "Duet" from 30 Rock Soundtrack

30 Rock might be the best comedy on television, and now it has an official soundtrack, coming out November 16 and featuring the show’s more hilarious musical moments. First offering is Tina Fey’s "duet" with classic country club / wedding band / lounge rocker Christopher Cross, famous for his sailing-related hits that your parents probably slow-danced to at their friends’ weddings when you were at home with that nasty babysitter. (Continue Reading)



MP3: Drake - "Fall For Your Type (Same Mistakes)"


In this newly unearthed reference track for actor turned R&B crooner Jamie Foxx, actor turned rap pinup boy Drake laments his unwise taste in women over a sluggish, foghorn-esque beat. Drake’s sultry, buttery falsetto fits the song’s general vibe like a glove – we wish he’d keep this one for himself. (Continue Reading)


NEW: Cee-Lo Green - It's Ok


Nouveau Motowner Cee-Lo Green continues his string of killer singles from upcoming third record The Lady Killer, to be released Tuesday. Green’s alleged lady-killing continues in just-released “It’s OK” – the subject of his buttery, jazzy serenade is an ex who can’t admit that she’s still in love. “How could you regret me when you can’t even forget me?” It’s everything you’ve come to expect from Mr. Green – wistful, lovelorn, and irresistibly catchy. (Continue Reading)


MP3: Janelle Monae - "Shape of Things to Come"


For feminist mentorship web project Shape What’s To Come, futuristic-by-way-of-the-1950s soul chanteuse Janelle Monae serves up a short and sweet slice of jukebox-y pop, appropriately titled “Shape of Things To Come.” (Continue Reading)


NEW: Patrick Wolf - "Time of My Life"

No one’s combined glam and orchestra this flawlessly since – well, Patrick Wolf’s last record, 2009’s The Bachelor. From the follow-up, coming in May 2011, is this irresistible first single “Time of My Life”. (Continue Reading)