Category: Music Playground

This is all things music. New music. Old music. Playlists. Whatever. I will try to add playlists and links to playlists as time goes on. Come here to check out the music side of Cigar Jukebox.

Why Lorde’s Track Liability is Fragile, Vulnerable and Brilliant

Lorde is known for pushing the boundaries of pop music and her record Pure Heroine in 2013 defined music for years to come. She is back with Melodrama and the years between releases have sharpened her writing to surgical precision. The emotional, fragile and vulnerable side of Lorde in the track Liability is both tragic and beautiful. This is easily the song of the year thus far and may be one of the best written songs of the last few years.  Continue reading

Jay Z and Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley Spit Fire on Bam

Jay Z’s new album 4:44 is one of his most introspective records to date. It can be seen as a reply to Beyonce’s Lemonade, but there is more going on here. Even though I found the record inconsistent, I found it a leap forward from Magna Carta. The one track I cannot stop listening to is Bam. Continue reading

An Early Look at The National’s Sleep Well Beast

 

The National’s new record Sleep Well Beast is set for a September release. This is the highly anticipated follow – up to 2013’s Trouble Will Find Me. But don’t fear National fans! There are two singles out for you to binge on until the full album comes out. Today we will take a look at the single The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness and talk about how this single is a great blend of both old and new.

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Everything Music!!!!

Hi Jukeboxers: Cigar Jukebox is not just about fantastic cigars, but also great music. I love music, so it is fitting to have a music section on the site. In this section I will review new records, tell you great places to buy new music, have general music opinion posts and possibly have written interviews with bands. If you love…

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