Group Review: 25 by Adele

Just like the rest of the world, our Music Designers had been waiting with bated breath for Adele to release new material. As soon as their copy of 25 arrived, a few of the ladies from the team gathered to listen to the album and share their thoughts Рtrack by...

Music Design: Incorporating Nostalgia

Music, much like scent and image, often conjures memories from past moments in our lives. This musical nostalgia can provide a comfort and familiarity that makes us enjoy listening to songs from years past, reminding us of happy memories or simpler times. It is also...

Featured Label: XL Recordings

XL is home to some names that would be more than welcome in the major label realm- Radiohead, Adele, Beck and Jack White to name a few. While the majors definitely made offers to these artists, XL stays independent and keeps a rock solid roster by keeping it simple,...

The Goods: Live from the Artists Den

Launched in 2009, Live from the Artists Den is an Emmy-nominated television concert series featuring “extraordinary artists in extraordinary settings.” The series travels the country hosting free, invite-only concerts with music’s biggest talents in...

Best of 2011: Top 5 Songs

Yesterday we gave you the Best of 2011: Top 10 Albums lists from a few of our Music Designers. Today let’s focus a little narrower, on songs. Below you’ll find the Top 5 Songs of 2011 from several members of the Music Design team. Surprisingly,...