All posts tagged: music

Shadowboxerinc’s Best Top Five Songs 2018

12.12.18 Hump Day Wednesday…Continuing with my pick with the Best of Music 2018. Now I’m choosing the top five songs. Here is my pick of songs that have become favorites…   Ape Shit – The Carters  Extraordinary Rendition – Sons of An Illustrious Father  I’ll Never Know – Exitmusic  Tenderness – Laura Gibson  The Wave – Lion Babe (feat. Leikeli47)    I hope you like these songs as much as I do. Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday, be blessed!   Featured image source: Man of the Hour Advertisements

Best of…Music 2018

12.10.18 Hello everyone. A new week and I’m compiling a list of Best of 2018 in art, photography, film, etc. Today I’m looking at the best in music of 2018. Lots of great albums, songs that imprinted into your brain, you know the type that stays in your head for a long period of time. I’ve been influenced by Instagram, Tumblr, and other internet platforms, including Apple and Spotify. Here is a list of artists and groups that really stood out for me this year…   Low Leaf  Moses Sumney Cardi B.  Sons Of An Illustrious Father  Kendrick Lamar  Exitmusic  Alessia Cara  Laura Gibson  A Perfect Circle  Makeness  That is my pick for 2018. Check them out!   Featured image source: Saint Heron

Music Festivals / December 2018

12.3.18 Hey there again! Looked to Music Festival Wizard for upcoming festivals and there is a short list for this month, but I think these look promising. Credit source: Music Festival Wizard   ROLLING LOUD LA 2018 LOS ANGELES, CADECEMBER 14-15, 2018       LIGHTS ALL NIGHT 2018 DALLAS, TXDECEMBER 28-29, 2018       SNOWGLOBE 2018 SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CADECEMBER 29-31, 2018     DECADENCE COLORADO 2018 DENVER, CODECEMBER 30-31, 2018     DECADENCE ARIZONA 2018 PHOENIX, ARIZONADECEMBER 30-31, 2018     HIJINX FESTIVAL 2018 PHILADELPHIA, PADECEMBER 30-31, 2018     COUNTDOWN NYE 2018 SAN BERNARDINO, CADECEMBER 31, 2018   You can go to for festivals nationwide or international. Click on the color links above to get more information. Enjoy the rest of your Monday, be blessed!     Image source: Music Festival Wizard & unknown

New Music / December 2018

12.3.18 Hello…new music. As I said before, veteran artists and new artists are getting ready to release new tunes. I’ve trusted Metacritic to give me and you guys a look at who and when new album releases are coming. December is a short list, but that’s all good. Credit source: Metacritic 7 DECEMBER 2018 7Horse Superfecta   Brett Young Ticket To L.A.   Gucci Mane Evil Genius   Ice Cube Everythang’s Corrupt   Van Morrison The Prophet Speaks   XXL Puff O’Gigio [Xiu Xiu and Larsen] XXXTentacion Skins [Posthumous release] 11 DECEMBER 2018 Method Man Meth Lab II: The Lithium   14 DECEMBER 2018 Offset [Title TBA]   ZAYN Icarus Falls   ​Bruce Springsteen Springsteen On Broadway Almost forgot… Week of Dec 2, 2018 Shades Week of Dec 9, 2018 On Reflection   As always the date can change. You can go to for more information. 

Music Festivals / November 2018

11.2.18 Hello everybody! Just five festivals for November. Not too much going on, but these festivals look interesting enough to check them out. Thanks to Music Festival Wizard Credit source: Music Festival Wizard  Hard Day of the Dead 2018 / Pomona, CA / November 3, 2018   Electric Daisy Carnival Orlando 2018 / Orlando, FL / November 9-10, 2018 House of Creatives 2018 / Miami, Florida / November 10-11, 2018   Off Beat Music Festival 2018 / Reno, NV / November 8-10, 2018   Dreamstate SoCal 2018 / San Bernadino, CA / November 23-24, 2018   Go to to find more local, national, and international festivals. Enjoy your Friday and your weekend, be blessed.    Image source: unknown

New Music / November 2018

11.2.18 New album releases for November…some we know and others just starting to get their foot in the door to stardom. All thanks to Metacritic. Credit source: Metacritic 1 NOVEMBER 2018 Sun Kil Moon This Is My Dinner   2 NOVEMBER 2018 Action Bronson White Bronco   Barbra Streisand Walls   Bill Ryder-Jones Yawn   Dan Mangan More Or Less   Dead Can Dance Dionysus   Marianne Faithfull Negative Capability   Moonface This One’s For The Dancer & This One’s For The Dancer’s Bouquet [Final Moonface album] Takeoff The Last Rocket   Tenacious D Post-Apocalypto   The Prodigy No Tourists   Touche Amore 10 Years/1000 Shows: Live at the Regent Theater   Vince Staples [Title TBA]   9 NOVEMBER 2018 All That Remains Victim Of The New Disease   Architects Holy Hell   Cupcakke Eden   Hanson String Theory   Imagine Dragons Origins   J Mascis Elastic Days   Jeff Goldblum The Capitol Studios Sessions   Laura Jane Grace & The Devouring Mothers Bought To Rot   Lil Peep Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. …

Music Festivals for October 2018

10.2.18 Now time for music festivals, courtesy of Music Festival Wizard. Credit source: Music Festival Wizard CalJam 2018 ♦ San Bernardino, CA October 6, 2018   Joshua Tree Festival Fall 2018 ♦ Joshua Tree, CA October 4-7, 2018 A3C Hip Hop Festival 2018 ♦ Atlanta, GA October 3-7, 2018 Dirtybird Campout West Coast 2018 ♦ Waterford, CA October 5-7, 2018 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2018 ♦ San Francisco, CA October 5-7, 2018 Treasure Island 2018 ♦ Oakland, CA October 13-14, 2018   Austin City Limits 2018 ♦ Austin, TX October 5-14, 2018   Hillberry 2018 ♦ Eureka Springs, AR October 11-14, 2018   Aftershock Festival 2018 ♦ Sacramento, CA October 13-14, 2018 Desert Daze 2018 ♦ Riverside, CA October 12-14, 2018   Demon Dayz Festival 2018 ♦ Los Angeles, CA October 20, 2018   Las Cruces Country Festival 2018 ♦ Las Cruces, New Mexico October 19-21, 2018 Lost Lake Festival 2018 ♦ Phoenix, AZ Cancelled   Escape Psycho Circus 2018 ♦ San Bernardino, CA October 26-27, 2018 Suwannee Hulaween 2018 ♦ Live Oak, FL October 26-28, 2018    Voodoo Experience 2018 ♦ New Orleans, LA October 26-28, 2018   Mala Luna Music Festival 2018 ♦ San Antonio, TX October 27-28, 2018 Freaky Deaky Texas 2018 ♦ Houston, TXOctober 27-28, 2018   Click on the burnt orange links above to get all the information. If you live near these areas …

New Music / October 2018

10.2.18 Hello and welcome to the first post for the month of October 2018. It’s time to see what new music from your favorites and newcomers are releasing. Big thanks to Metacritic for the information. Credit source: Metacritic 5 OCTOBER 2018 Adrianne Lenker abysskiss [Solo debut for Big Thief’s lead singer] Ancient Shapes Silent Rave Atmosphere Mi Vida Local Behemoth I Loved You At Your Darkest Cat Power Wanderer Coheed and Cambria The Unheavenly Creatures Cursive Vitriola Doyle Bramhall II Shades Echo & the Bunnymen The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon Electric Six Bride Of The Devil Eric Church Desperate Man Fucked Up Dose Your Dreams Ghostface Killah The Lost Tapes Haerts New Compassion High on Fire Electric Messiah Hugh Cornwell Monster Ice Nine Kills The Silver Scream Jerusalem in My Heart Daqa’iq Tudaiq Kristin Hersh Possible Dust Clouds KT Tunstall Wax Madeline Kenney Perfect Shapes Matt Nathanson Sings His Sad Heart mewithoutYou [Untitled] Molly Burch First Flower Petite Noir La Maison Noir/The Black House [Mini-album] Phosphorescent C’est La Vie Steve Perry Traces Swearin’ …